3D Printing in Medicine

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New Marijuana Filament Will Let You 3D Print Medicinal Edibles

Potent Rope is an edible cannabis filament which can be made using a regular desktop 3D printer, but beware of contamination before munching.

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3D Printed Meso-Brain Project Receives €3.3M Funding

Meso-Brain is a 3D printing project that has received €3.3 million from the European Commission’s Future and Emerging Technology (FET) fund.

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20 Great 3D Prints for Easy Accessibility

There is no denying that 3D printing is making our lives easier, below are some of the best inventions which can help you out on a daily basis either in a big or small way.

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3D printed animal prosthetics
3D printed prosthetics for animals: Not as common as you think

Dieter Pfaff is a specialist among specialists. As an animal orthopedist he can help pets to lead a normal life again.

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Puppy’s Life Saved by 3D Printed Mask After Attack by Savage Dog

Loca, a four-month-old puppy, underwent extensive surgery and was the first dog to receive a custom 3D printed mask after a savage attack.

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NASA and Techshot Trying To 3D Print Organs In Space

Startup Techshot partnered with NASA to try and develop a bioprinter that will one day 3D print organs at the International Space Station.

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Disaster Hack 3D Prints Prosthetic Hands for People in Nepal

Disaster Hack is a non-profit startup which is 3D printing and delivering prosthetics to people who need them in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Harvard Researchers 3D Print Heart-on-a-Chip

Researching diseases, new drugs, and cosmetics without testing on animals is now possible thanks to a new 3D printed heart-on-a-chip device.

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3D Printed Surgical Tool Inspired By Origami

Will doctors use an origami-inspired 3D printed surgical tool next time you're on the operating table? Crane or frog?

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Inhalo is a Stylish 3D Printed Asthma Inhaler

Available to download on Pinshape, Inhalo is a 3D printed Asthma inhaler with a discreet design that's stylish and practical.

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Conjoined Twins Separated with Help of 3D Printing

Twins conjoined at the head have been successfully separated after months of planning and hours of surgery. Surgeons used 3D scanning and printing to ensure the surgery was a success. 

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3D Printed Newborn Baby Manikin Improves Resuscitation Training

A researcher at the Eindhoven University of Technology created a lifelike 3D printed baby manikin using MRI scans to improve resuscitation training for medics.

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Israeli Researchers 3D Print Tiny Heart with Blood Vessels and Chambers

Researchers from Tel Aviv University used a patient's cells to 3D print a heart with blood vessels, ventricles and chambers that is the size of a rabbit's heart. 

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3D Printed Medical Devices – What Can Be Printed Today?

More and more, 3D printed medical devices are making the lives of doctors and patients easier. Learn about some of the many kinds of devices that already exist!

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Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Anatomical Models

Materialise is the world's first additive manufacturing company to receive FDA clearance for diagnostic 3D printed anatomical models. FDA clearance supports the continued growth of point-of-care 3D printing facilities.

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Create Your Own!
How MUN MED Set Up a Low-Cost 3D Printing Medical Unit

MUN MED 3D is the first 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Its founders have some tips for how others can create their own.

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Boy Helps 3D Print Prosthetic Hands For Other Children

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Heal it Faster (and More Comfortable)
3D Printed Orthopedic Casts Offer Custom Thermal-Comfort Design

Researchers from Boston University and TU Delft are using 3D printing and infrared technology to create comfortable, custom orthopaedic casts.

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3D Printed Braces with LED Lights and Micro Batteries Save Time and Money

Researchers from Saudi Arabia are hoping to speed up how long it takes to straighten teeth by developing 3D printed braces with LED lights and batteries.

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3D Printing Prostate Cancer Models for Surgical Planning

At NYU School of Medicine, a collaborative team are working on 3D printing multi-colored models of prostate cancer for pre-surgical planning.

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