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A new needle-free injection device could help reduce the pain and worry for patients needing multiple injections. more

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Miniature shape-shifting robots could be used for surgical procedures. more

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Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

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The future of wearables may not lie in the hardware developed by the likes of Fitbit and Samsung but in smart tattoos. more

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Scientists have developed a way of delivering multiple drugs or vaccines in just one injection. more

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A new wearable, silicone-based material has been developed by scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, biomaterial research group, Olivo Labs and biotech company Living Proof. more

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A silicone-based polymer has been developed that can temporarily protect skin and with further development could be used to deliver drugs more

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MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an implantable device to deliver chemotherapy drugs directly to pancreatic tumours. more

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers have designed a sticky, stretchy, hydrogel that can incorporate temperature sensors, electronics and tiny, drug-delivering reservoirs and channels more

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An ingestible sensor has been developed that can measure heart and breathing rates from within the digestive tract more

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Emily Hughes looks at how scientists in the US have designed a single pill made from a polymer gel that could deliver an entire treatment in a single dose more

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