Tag: News

National Deaf Awareness Month Interview with Chris Soukup, CEO of Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD)

September is National Deaf Awareness Month. Today, in the United States, there are an estimated 11 million deaf and hard of hearing individuals who still face challenges associated with access to communication and employment. Despite legislation and entitlement programs, 73% of deaf people are not offered sign language interpreters, while 70% (Read more...)

Researchers Replace Most of Lung’s Cells While Retaining Vascular Functionality to Repopulate New Ones

Some tissue types have the ability to have their cells populate a synthetically created scaffold or re-populate decellularized tissue harvested elsewhere. Bioengineered lungs, on the other hand, require a vascular network to exist in order for new cells to settle and for the organ’s normal functions to take place. This has been one reaso (Read more...)

Study Foreshadows Possibilities of 3D Printing in Medicine

Medgadget has covered quite a number of applications of 3D printing in medicine, but the field is developing so rapidly that a couple researchers feel that clinicians generally are not fully aware of the possibilities. 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, allows for creation of variously shaped objects made of unconventional materials (Read more...)