3D Printing in Medicine

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L’Oreal Begin 3D Printing Human Skin

Lab-grown, 3D printed human skin could be the future of product testing. Now L'Oreal who have partnered up with bio-engineering start-up Organovo.

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UK Prosecutor Uses 3D Printed Replica Skulls in Child Murder Trial

For the first time in British legal history, 3D printed replica have been used to illustrate the severe head injuries sustained by Ellie Butler in an ongoing court case.

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OneRing: 15 Year Old Creates 3D Printed Parkinson’s Tracker

15 year old whizzkid creates OneRing, a 3D printed Parkinson's tracker that uses machine learning to analyze and understand movement.

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Zortrax 3D Printed Artificial Heart

3D printing has resulted in a major reduction in research costs, enabling Polish scientists to create a fully functional artificial heart.

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Australian Toddler to have World’s First 3D Printed Ear

Aussie toddler Maia Van Mulligan to have a 3D printed ear, thanks to groundbreaking research by Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

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3D Printing Helps Doctors Without Borders Build Hospitals

Doctors Without Borders plans to use 3D Printing and Virtual Reality to design and implement hospitals faster for crisis response.

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New Youbionic Prosthetic Costs Only €1,200

Youbionic is kicking off their cheap 3D Printed prosthetic. How can such a good looking bionic hand cost only €1,200?

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FDA Approves 3D Printed Drug

FDA’s approval of a 3D printed drug marks a step forward for both the power of 3D printing as well as the treatment of epilepsy.

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3D Printed Rehabilitation Orthosis by ZMorph

A 3D printed rehabilitation orthosis was created to help a young man suffering from limb paresis grab objects and perform physical activities.

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Bioprinting Research is Significant But Keep it in Proportion!

All3DP’s columnist Rachel Park’s comments on the hype on bioprinting: Are we really entering an age of the “plug-and-play human body”?

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3D ‘Bioprinter’ Could Create Body Parts for Transplants

A team of scientists in the US claim they have created a 3D bioprinter which can fabricate living muscle, cartilage and bone to repair battlefield injury.

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3D Bioprinting For Just $1000

DIY Bioprinting is a great, cost-effective way for smaller labs get started in Biotech. Here’s an overview of what’s happening in the open source 3D bioprinting scene.

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How To Turn an MRI Into a 3D Printed Brain

One maker shares the story behind his 3D Printed Brain, and gives step-by-step instructions for turning any MRI into a printed creation.

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3D Printed Kidney Used in Life-Saving Operation for Baby

Doctors have used a 3D Printed Kidney to plan a toddler's kidney transplant. And the pictures of the happy family post-operation are magnificent.

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3D Printed Wrinkle Removal Stabs You With 2,000 Needles

Meet the hot new 3D Printed Wrinkle Removal solution, “Radara." It's easy! Just stab yourself with this strip of 2,000 3D printed micro-needles. No, seriously.

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How a Broken 3D Printer Saved A Newborn
Google Cardboard Comes to the Rescue

3D printing used for surgical support may not yet be perfect, sometimes other methods of technology are needed as a contingency - such as Google Cardboard.

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NFL backs 3D Printed Helmet Material to Reduce Brain Injuries

A 3D printed material developed at Cardiff University to minimize the risk of brain injury has won $250,000 in funding in a competition backed by the NFL.

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Resuscitator Helps Babies with their First Breath

One million babies die each year from birth asphyxia, the inability to breathe immediately after delivery. Now there’s a 3D printed solution that can save them.

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3D Printed Cadavers to Modernize Human Anatomy Study

Monash University in Australia has created the first commercially available kit of realistic, full-color 3D printed cadavers for studying human anatomy.

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Give to GOSH Christmas Appeal: 3D Printing Helps Save Children’s Lives

More evidence of the power of 3D printing to advance medicine: surgeon from Great Ormond Street Hospital enthuses about the benefits of the technology.

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