Innovation Insights

Myocardial infatuation: 14 Therapies for the heart

Written by Hejab Azam on Feb 13, 2017 8:41:08 PM

myocardial-infatuation-header.jpgHeart disease is an umbrella term which encompasses a range of disorders such as heart attacks, congenital heart diseases, congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease. Heart disease is the number one cause for death in both men and women in the US. CT scans of mummies have shown that heart disease was frequent in Ancient Egypt which suggests that there are other causes to heart disease apart from smoking, fast food and inactivity.1

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Topics: Technology, R&D, Healthcare, 3D Printing, Pharmaceuticals, bioprinting patents

Bioprinting Patents - the future of healthcare, or food production?

Written by Kirsty Bell on Oct 28, 2016 6:23:47 PM

Bioprinting, or the three-dimensional layering of living biological tissue, organs and cells is a pioneering technology which is rapidly finding applications in transplant surgery, wound treatment, reconstructive surgery, and perhaps controversially, food production, as companies consider how to increase global production of meat and animal products.

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Topics: Nanotechnology, bioprinting patents