Degenerative Disc Disease affects 30 million Americans, and 3D printing could be the cure they're looking for.
This reminds me of that old riddle: What took ten years to develop and could potentially save around 350,000 lives a year from an often asymptomatic infectious disease that generally attacks (and causes cirrhosis of) the liver?
Could this be the next step in the evolution toward Dr. McCoy's painless hypospray injections? Rather than his instrument's squishy airy sound, this one has a completely silent laser inside, boring through your skin with holes that are so tiny you can't even feel them.
Here’s a body mod that might do you some good: A doctor implants this gizmo from EnteroMedics just under the skin, and hooks up its two electrodes that can electrically block the nerve that makes you hungry. The result? A...