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A new global centre of excellence at the University of Salford is set to train more highly-skilled prosthetists and orthotists following an announcement by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Read more

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A Japanese-built Brother Speedio M140X2 5-axis mill-turn centre with 22-position magazine for 30-taper tools has been supplied by UK agent Whitehouse Machine Tools to Jointmedica Read more

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This year's Connected Healthcare Forum at Medica thinks so, and has an array of healthtech advances to prove it Read more

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Prosthetic technology manufacturer Össur has announced it will continue to invest In Scotland through the development of new myoelectric prosthetic hand and arm solutions. Read more

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A new study has found how prosthetic hands are represented in our brains. Read more

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Prosthetic manufacturer Steeper explains how incorporating new software into its processes has improved the creation of its award-winning product. Read more

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As the healthcare sector seeks to improve, innovate and economise, Scott Rader, general manager of healthcare solutions at Stratasys, offers insight into the technology’s ever increasing importance, and what the future may hold. Read more

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Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing technology has enabled Ben Ryan, founder of Ambionics, to create a fully-functioning 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic for his two year old son, Sol. Read more

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A student organisation at the University of Cincinnati is using 3D printed prosthetics in a patient-specific and affordable way. Read more

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Scientists from Durham University, the University of Aberdeen and the Academia Sinica in Taiwan have concluded that a certain protein plays a role in detecting movement. Read more

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Stanford University engineers have created a skin-like material which can detect pressure, deliver this signal to a living brain cell and could eventually add “a sense of touch to prosthetic limbs” Read more

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Superhero and Disney-themed prosthetic hands are being created for children by Bristol-based Open Bionics Read more

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As additive manufacturing continues to innovate and disrupt, Scott Rader, head of medical solutions at Stratasys, discusses the technology’s growing role within the healthcare industry Read more

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A nerve-like polymer structure that could lead to better interfaces for prosthetics has been developed by scientists from Sandia National Laboratories Read more

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An innovative prosthetic device has been developed, yet the high costs and low reimbursement rates limit the amount of life-changing technology available. Read more

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New bionic prosthetic limbs, controlled by a person’s thoughts alone have been invented by scientists in Iceland. Read more

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