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New report highlights growth of 3D printing for medical manufacture more

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New types of plastic-based medical implants that are less likely to be rejected by the body will be developed at Imperial, thanks to new funding. more

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Research projects have highlighted the increasing adoption of PEEK implants in clinical practice as well as the potential benefits to patients. more

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US FDA clears PEEK polymer CAD/CAM dental device for long-term implant borne prosthetics. more

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DePuy Synthes Products has acquired 3D printing technology from Tissue Regeneration Systems (TRS). more

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Social services: Even over Christmas many of us keep up to date with what's happening on social media. Lu Rahman, MPN group editor, looks at how it's taken hold in the medical sector more

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Scan it in: Compatibility issues between heart implant devices and MRI scanning may soon be a thing of the past, according to one tech firm. more

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(Credit: James Weaver, Harvard’s Wyss Institute)

Im-plant-able: A new coating for implantable medical devices has been developed using FDA–approved materials, which are inspired by the slippery surface of the carnivorous pitcher plant. more

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Make it gel: The Dual Matrix Gel System incorporates a crosslink technology delivering a silicone gel with improved fracture resistance, cohesive strength, and adhesion. more

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Honey I shrunk the implant: A new technique to power medical implants wirelessly could see them shrink to sub-millimetre sizes in the future if an approach described in Physical Review Letters pays off. more

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Double up: According to the Wall St Journal, recalls of defective medical devices nearly doubled in the decade from 2003 through 2012. The findings come from a Food and Drug Administration report. more

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