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Implants That Helps With Self-Healing Factor

08/29/2014, The X-Men is a hugely successful comic book franchise, and one of the beloved characters would be Wolverine. Sporting a nigh indestructible adamantium skeleton and a healing factor that is the envy of many, will we humans ever be able to obtain such a...

Eye Implant Might Open Door To More Effective Glaucoma Treatments

08/26/2014, We have seen our fair share of implants in the past, where a brain stem implant could actually help a boy hear, and here we are with research done on a small eye implant that was developed Stanford, where it will eventually allow patients to actually take...

Computer Implant Could Help Restore Memories

07/08/2014, The human mind is a truly complicated creature, so much so that even until now, there is far less that we know about it compared to what we already do. Scientists over at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have worked to develop a small computer...

Implantable Drug Could Help Addicts Overcome Addiction

06/24/2014, Being addicted to alcohol or drugs is considered to be a medical condition by certain quarters, and it can be pretty difficult to try to overcome one’s addiction with sheer willpower alone, although that has happened in the past. Well, it seems that...

DARPA Brain Chips Can Implant Or Remove Memories

06/20/2014, Just when you thought that intelligence agencies have got all of that brainwashing and mind control techniques down pat, along comes the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and their effort in developing new brain chips which will supposedly...

Appetite-Curbing Implant Could Help The Severely Obese

06/19/2014, For some of us, making sure we remain slim and trim is not too difficult, thanks to how we were conditioned in our younger years to live a life of discipline, in addition to being blessed with a high metabolic rate. Others, however, find it difficult to...

World’s Smallest Cardiac Monitor Implant Successful

06/09/2014, The world of technology has certainly come a long way from its early years, pervading just about every single industry that you can possibly think of. Apart from that, the medical world, too, has benefited greatly, as a 43-year old Taranaki woman named...

Implant Controls High Blood Pressure Sans Drugs

05/14/2014, There is this particular observation made by some of the more astute folks out there when we take drugs to cure or manage a medical situation in our lives, and more often than not, such a drug will come with its fair share of complications, that will need...

Neptune Sound Processor Is A Waterproof Cochlear Implant

05/12/2014, Advanced Bionics has just announced that they have received the nod of approval by the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) for their Neptune sound processor. What makes the Neptune sound processor so special? Well, this is touted to be the...

Brain Stem Implant Could Help Deaf Boy Hear

05/08/2014, A toddler who was born deaf might eventually be able to hear for the first time, assuming all goes well with the surgical procedure that implanted a device on the boy’s brain stem. After all, this is considered to be the next step up just in case a...

Brain Implant Could Restore Memories

05/01/2014, Brain implants are not the easiest medical procedure in the world, but their benefits can be extraordinary if done right. For instance, we have seen how a boy hears for the first time in his life after a successful implant, while a different implant did...

FDA Approves Sleep Apnea Implant

05/01/2014, There is nothing quite like having quality sleep, that is for sure. After all, having a good night’s rest (or even a quick nap in the afternoon) is crucial in keeping your brain working at optimal capacity throughout the next day. We are a sleep...

Brain Implant Could Help Folks Walk Again

03/28/2014, Medical technology has grown by leaps and bounds, so much so that a lady recently received a 3D printed skull implant. Well, implants are nice and good, so how else are they able to help humanity out? Take this unique brain implant for instance –...