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The researchers of US develops world’s first bio-electronic medicine

Researchers at the Washington University in the US have developed the world’s first bio-electronic medicine — an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves the healing of a damaged nerve. According to the study published in the journal Nature Medicine, the device is the size of a dime and the thickness of ..

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Person in News: Oscar Pistorius

 Oscar Pistorius named for Olympics in 4×400 race, is the first ‘disabled athlete’ to qualify for an able bodied event in the 2012 London Olympics in 400 metres race. Full name: Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius Pistorius named South Africa’s 4×400 relay team for the London Olympics. Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius is a double amputee (i.e. ..

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An American facelift for the Jaipur foot

Soon there will be a Michigan version of the famous Jaipur Foot. The Jaipur Foot considered to be among the world’s cheapest and most user-friendly artificial limbs. A prototype of the new Jaipur Foot, is prepared jointly by the Dr. P. K. Sethi from Rehabilitation & Jaipur Limb Training Centre and Engineers from the Michigan ..

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