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Innovative 3D Printed Face Mask Gives Sleep Apnea Sufferers Breathing Relief

Metamason has created a customized 3D printed face mask for sleep apnea sufferers that's finally comfortable enough to wear.

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Researchers 3D Print Tremor Suppression Glove to Help Parkinson’s Patients

Researchers from Western University have developed a functional prototype of a new tremor suppression glove. This device aims to provide more independence to patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease. 

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3D Printing Helps Invisalign Producer Hit Billion Dollar Sales Mark

With a factory full of 3D printers producing Invisalign clear aligners, Align Technology is expecting over $1.3 billion in sales for 2017.

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Engineers Develop 3D Printing Method That Produces Tissue Scaffolding From Sugar

A team of engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a free-form isomalt 3D printing technology that produces intricate sugar-based scaffolding, which could potentially be used to grow tissue or study tumors. 

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KWSP to Launch ‘While You Wait’ 3D Printing Service for Custom Insoles

KW Special Projects is teaming up with the orthotic manufacturer Podfo Ltd to launch a ‘while you wait’ 3D printing service for customized insoles.

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Researchers 3D Print Accurate Microfluidic Model of the Blood-Brain Barrier

Italian researchers have developed 3D bio-hybrid microfluidic models to screen for drugs and assess toxicity of nanoparticles crossing the blood-brain barrier.

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Diamond-Coated 3D Printed Implants Improve Biocompatibility with Human Body

Researchers from RMIT University have developed a groundbreaking technique for 3D printed titanium implants, coating them with synthetic diamonds to improve biocompatibility with the human body. 

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3D Printed Smartphone Device Puts Blood Pressure Monitoring at Your Fingertips

Researchers from Michigan State University have developed 3D printed smartphone device that is able to monitor the user's blood pressure. The device uses a sensor that calculates blood pressure at the touch of a fingertip. 

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3D Printed Ceramic Implant Fuses With Bone to Repair Broken Limbs

Researchers from the University of Sidney have developed a 3D printed ceramic implant that fuses with natural bone. The implant was successfully used to repair large leg fractures in sheep. 

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Researchers Use $10 Microchip to Turn Ultrasound Machine into 3D Scanner

Using an ultrasound machine and an inexpensive microchip, researchers are able to create 3D images and hopefully enhance medical care. 

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Materialise and Henry Ford Health Systems Are Testing 3D Modeling in Procedural Planning

To help find non-surgical interventions for mitral regurgitation, Materialise and Henry Ford Health Systems are bringing their workflow to a wider audience.

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3D Fabrication Technique Allows for Multiple Vaccinations in Single Injection

MIT engineers develop a 3D fabrication method that could allow multiple doses of a vaccine to be delivered over time with a single injection.

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Palestinian Hospital Turns to 3D Printing Amid Medical Shortages

In order to overcome lack of medical supplies, Gaza City's largest hospital is using 3D printing to create stethoscopes and tourniquets.