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3D Systems Gets Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Medical Modeling

3D Systems Gets Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Medical Modeling

By Zach Walton April 2, 2014

3D printing is going to change the face of medicine. That’s at least what some people will tell you. It’s hard not to believe them either as there have already been amazing success stories of lives restored thanks to 3D …

Are Selfies Really Causing a Lice epidemic? Are Selfies Really Causing a Lice epidemic?

According to the operator of a California-based lice removal spa, your teenagers are going to get lice because they’re taking so many damn selfies. Apparently, the epidemic has already begun. Heads have been pressed together, duck faces have been made, …

New Painkiller Has Doctors "Five Times As Worried" New Painkiller Has Doctors "Five Times As Worried"

Painkiller junkies who’ve diligently done research are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a pill called Zohydro. Meanwhile, a well-meaning coalition of health professionals is also anticipating – the imminent demise of such existing abusers and legitimate patients alike. They are …

Identical Quadruplets To Stay in NICU for a While Identical Quadruplets To Stay in NICU for a While

Identical quadruplets were born on February 8 to Kimberly and Craig Fugate, who were surprised to learn that the 42-year-old was pregnant to begin with. The couple was really shocked to learn that the doctor expected triplets. Then the diaper …

Pill Cam Could Help Those with Colonoscopy Troubles Pill Cam Could Help Those with Colonoscopy Troubles

Although your dad would argue that there are a lot of terrible things about getting older, it’s hard to deny that the dreaded colonoscopy is one of the most-referenced drawbacks of aging. The American Cancer society recommends that both men …

Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an acetaminophen warning on Tuesday and recommends that healthcare professionals stop prescribing drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is a pain medicine that you may recognize from taking Tylenol. …

We Could See A 3D Printed Liver By Next Year We Could See A 3D Printed Liver By Next Year

One of the most ambitious uses of 3D printers today is the creation of working organs. Researchers have already come a long way in making organ tissue with 3D printers, but getting it to work is the hard part. One …

Cough Remedies to Help You Through the Holidays Cough Remedies to Help You Through the Holidays

It’s that time of year and we aren’t just talking about the holidays. It is now cold and flu season, which could certainly put a damper on any holiday festivities you have planned. If you do come down with a …

A 3D Printed Heart Is Only A Decade Away A 3D Printed Heart Is Only A Decade Away
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3D printing and medicine have been best buds as of late with researchers using the technology to print everything from blood vessels to working organs. Now one group of researchers wants to use 3D printers to replicate the heart. A …

New Bird Flu Infects First Human New Bird Flu Infects First Human

Zoonosis occurs when a disease or sickness in a non-human animal is transmitted to a human being. Approximately 61% of 1415 pathogenic infections to human beings are zoonotic. The first case of a bird-to-human transmission of infection came in China …

New Cholesterol Guideline Means Positive Change New Cholesterol Guideline Means Positive Change

High cholesterol effects a multitude of Americans, all of different ages, races, genders, and backgrounds, and has been linked to a variety of other health issues, including obesity and heart problems. As such, guideline changes concerning cholesterol effect many people, …

Oklahoma Ultrasound Case: Law Remains Struck Down Oklahoma Ultrasound Case: Law Remains Struck Down

NewsOK.com, along with Reuters and the AP, report that the U.S. Supreme Court declined any review of a 2012 Oklahoma Supreme Court decision to strike down the law that forced any woman who wanted to abort their fetus to be …

Transylvania Scientist: “I Created Artificial Blood” Transylvania Scientist: “I Created Artificial Blood”
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MedicalDaily reports that a Romanian scientist from the town of Cluj-Napoca in historical Transylvania may have just created the first synthetic and side-effect-free artificial blood substitute. This new blood doesn’t use hemoglobin to carry oxygen like previous blood synthesis attempts; …

Doctors Focus on Writing Medical Wikipedia Entries Doctors Focus on Writing Medical Wikipedia Entries
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Unless you’re some sort of know-it-all who thinks that you can scour the internet and self-diagnose any ailment that might befall you, I bet that you prefer to get your medical advice from people who spent years developing medical knowledge. …

Flu Vaccinations Are Up, But Not Enough Flu Vaccinations Are Up, But Not Enough
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While the days are getting a little shorter and cooler, there’s something lurking around the corner that takes away from the fall bliss–flu season. Flu shots are now available at many medical offices and pharmacies, and during a news conference …

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise
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Cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, are rising in some areas of the United States. Nevada is one area that has seen a rise in whooping cough cases in 2013, with Clark County having 103 reported cases of …

FDA Sounds-Off On Mobile Medical Apps FDA Sounds-Off On Mobile Medical Apps

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week issued guidance on mobile medical apps, a group of increasingly popular mobile applications that take the place of more traditional medical devices. The agency will “exercise enforcement discretion” in its regulation, …