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Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.

Diabetes: bioprinting technique for bone repair

Diabetes: bioprinting technique for bone repair

Researchers have developed a technique that produces 3D bioprinted bone-repair "scaffolds" that could help in managing bone defects in diabetes patients.

Wearables help the overweight to shed the pounds

Wearables help the overweight to shed the pounds

Wearable fitness trackers and step counters help people who are overweight/obese and/or who have weight-related health conditions to shed the pounds.

Drug delivery: injections or light irradiation?

Drug delivery: injections or light irradiation?

A new concept of on-demand drug delivery system has emerged in which the drugs are automatically released from in vivo medical devices simply by shining light on the skin.

Microneedles: Nano-sized, huge impact

Microneedles: Nano-sized, huge impact

By downscaling needles tool to micrometer-size, researchers open even more areas of application for them, while bypassing some of the most important issues.

AIs detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

AIs detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

Although some artificial intelligence software tested reasonably well, only one met the performance of human screeners.

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