For the first time ever German scientists create see-through human organs

See-through human organs and transparent creatures might sound like something from the lab of a mad scientist, but these incredible creations are not the playthings of Dr Frankenstein. Instead, they could help pave the way for 3D-bioprinted organs in the near future

For the first time ever German scientists create see-through human organsResearchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants. Neuroscientists at Ludwig Maximilians University in the German city of Munich have spent years working on a way to create transparent biological tissues through a process known as […]

MedTech: IIT-B student designs portable operating room, showcases in BETIC-2019

With the technical advancement in the medical field, every day, scientists are coming up with newer products, which change the narrative of the healthcare system. Dinoj Joseph, a 29-year-old researcher, from IIT-Bombay, developed the portable operating room, which can be shifted from one place to another, as per the requirement

MedTech: IIT-B student designs portable operating room, showcases in BETIC-2019You must have heard about the portable ECG machines, ultrasound machines, and chargers, but have you heard about a portable operation room? No, right? You must be thinking, how could an operation room become portable? With the advancement in the field of medical technology and biotechnology, every day, scientists are coming up with newer and […]

BETiC unveils 20 low-cost medical device innovations at its annual expo

20 novel medical devices were on display at the 5th Annual Symposium and Medical Device Expo held at IIT Bombay between April 12-13. The event was organised by BETiC - Biomedical Engineering & Technology (incubation) Centre, as part of IIT Bombay’s Diamond Jubilee celebration

BETiC unveils 20 low-cost medical device innovations at its annual expoAneesh Karma, a 36-year-old,  was beaming with pride as he stood near his medical device innovation- KAFO- a knee ankle foot orthosis, popularly known as callipers that enables people with weak legs to walk. Aneesh’s KAFO was one of the 20 novel medical devices that were on display at the 5th Annual Symposium and Medical […]

Delhi: Soon, robots to help provide physiotherapy at AIIMS Hospital

The physiotherapy department at AIIMS Hospital will soon have robotic assistance for its patients. The physiotherapy department of the institute is soon going to procure robotic-assisted technology for the early rehabilitation of its patients

Delhi: Soon, robots to help provide physiotherapy at AIIMS HospitalWhen you are injured or fractured a certain part of your body, you generally take more than a few weeks to completely heal your bone. Apart from this you also require mandatory physiotherapy to help move the affected area. Now, if you are admitted at Delhi’s physiotherapy department a robot will soon help assist and […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS students

 JJ hospital has set up a skills laboratory to enable MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) students to develop their innovative skills, enhance their thinking and imagination, this, in turn, will have a salutary effect on health

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS studentsThe laboratory is called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. This laboratory was inaugurated by Maharashtra Minister of State for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan.  These laboratories were constructed by […]

Mumbai: ‘SKILL LAB’ to help boost innovation skills in MBBS students

The ‘SKILL LAB’ to be inaugurated on September 05, it will give a wide range of scope to the MBBS students to apply their innovative skills

Mumbai: ‘SKILL LAB’ to help boost innovation skills in MBBS studentsThe lab will be called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Mukund Tayde, Acting Dean of state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals […]

Researchers develop experimental glue which can soon fix broken bones

This effective glue could provide an optimal solution for acute bone fractures - sudden and painful damage to the bone - that often occur in the case of people with osteoporosis, a condition wherein bone tissue becomes naturally frail with age

Researchers develop experimental glue which can soon fix broken bonesDentists have known how to fix broken teeth for a long time, and different types of adhesives and methods are used depending on the damage that is diagnosed. This process is usually known as ‘bonding.’ The fact that we know how to repair teeth in this way may lead to an assumption that fractured bones […]

In a first, doctors in Texas re-grown soldier’s ear on forearm

U.S. Army surgeons have successfully transplanted a new ear on a soldier who lost her left ear in a car accident. The procedure, involved harvesting cartilage from the soldier's ribs to carve out a replacement, which was then placed under the skin of the forearm to allow the ear to grow

In a first, doctors in Texas re-grown soldier’s ear on forearmShamika Burrage survived a near-fatal car accident two years ago, but not without losing something pretty important: her left ear. Now, thanks to a novel procedure performed at an Army medical centre in Texas, Burrage is getting that ear back in a most unusual way. Plastic surgeons harvested cartilage from Burrage’s ribs to create a […]

Scientist develop skin patch to combat obesity

A research team in Singapore has successfully developed a skin patch made up of hundreds of micro-needles which will help people to lose lots of weight in a short time. The patch targets problem areas such as belly fat and is designed to cut down on adipose tissue formation toning down the stomach

Scientist develop skin patch to combat obesityScientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created a skin patch that can convert potentially harmful white fat into energy-burning brown fat. In a recent study published in the journal Small Methods, the researchers reveal how the patch reduced fat mass and weight gain over 4 weeks in mice fed a high-fat diet. […]

Scientist create ‘pen’ to help detect cancer within 10 seconds

 The MasSpec Pen works by releasing a tiny droplet of water onto the target tissue, absorbing the chemicals inside of the cells. This droplet is then analysed by an instrument called a mass spectrometer, which can analyse thousands of molecules, and quickly deliver the results to doctors on a computer screen

Scientist create ‘pen’ to help detect cancer within 10 secondsThe device is capable of identifying cancerous cells 150 times faster than conventional technologies and was 96 per cent accurate in tests. Researchers from the University of Texas say that the MasSpec Pen can help surgeons identify which tissue should be removed and which should be preserved, to help patients’ recover. Dr Livia Schiavinato Eberlin, […]