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This stem cell gun helps burn victims regrow their skin in just a few days

RenovaCare is awaiting FDA approval for a product they say can help burn victims regenerate their skin in days. Its “SkinGun” sprays a patient’s own stem cells on their burned skin, in a procedure that takes 90 minutes. The cells help the body actively heal itself, leaving no scars. Source: This stem cell gun helps…

The Gall of Gallstones

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This week was especially hard to manage being out of town and having Baby really struggle with more needles and tests. Kadamabari posts another week tale of the Moppet Show. I must admit I do not know how Kadamabari does it, I have a hard enough time even stringing two thoughts together on a good…

Govt to pay 50% premium for auto & taxi drivers under RSBY

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Year in and year out RSBY is marching up the hill, or pyramid. Now that RSBY is being extend to people in the next quintile, it is time to move up to IT workers. The real question is when will the world accept that you have to have a balance between supply side and demand…

The Mech is Born

Ekso and 3D Systems has created the first 3D printed robotic exoskeleton suit. Exoskeleton suites are not exactly new but the convenience and exact manufacturing of a 3D printed suit would dramatically improve the usefulness. Other working prototypes of powered exoskeletons, including XOS by Sarcos, and HULC by Lockheed Martin (both meant for military use), have been constructed but have not yet…

3D printed toothbrush, super clean in 6 seconds

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Dentists say 2 minutes at least twice a day is needed to brush your dirty teeth. Luckily there’s a new 3D-printed toothbrush that lets you brush your teeth in 6 seconds. Also you don’t even really brush your teeth. Your teeth kind of brush themselves. This new wave in toothbrushes is called the Blizzident. It’s made using a…

3D printed duck foot lends hope to hobbled fowl | Wyly Wade

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Buttercup was born with a backward foot, and physical therapy only got the wayward webbing to turn back around half way. Plucky as can be, Buttercup soldiered on, hobbling along as best as could be expected. Then came along 3D printed medicine, something which sparked a bit of inspiration in the mind of Buttercup’s “dad,” Mike…

Infants need red meat for better health — Wyly Wade

In a randomized study in Bogota, Columbia has determined that introducing red meat as a supporting supplement is critical to the development of proper amounts of hemoglobin and hematocrit. This is largely due to the type of iron and zinc that is naturally occurring in red meat. This increase was not detected in vitamin supplements…

HIV destroys itself – Researchers at Drexel Medical

Pinning down an effective way to combat the spread of the human immuno-deficiency virus, the viral precursor to AIDS, has long been challenge task for scientists and physicians, because the virus is an elusive one that mutates frequently and, as a result, quickly becomes immune to medication. A team of Drexel University researchers is trying to get one step…

NRHM to create awareness on RSBY for Assam

It is great to see the partnership between NRHM and RSBY growing. With limited resources and a need to do more with less it is important to work together. I hope that working together to build IEC capacity in Assam is the beginning of a better integrated health delivery system throughout India. An NRHM official…

Scientists create human ‘mini-brain’; Autism we are gunning for you

We live in such an amazing time. The concept of growing mini-brains out of stem cells sounds like something out of science fiction to most and might raise the question of “Why” to others. This advancement of being able to create cerebral organdies is a huge step in not only understanding the complexity of the…

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