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Innovative Brain Implant Restores Movement to Paralysed Limb

Losing movement in one or more limbs is a debilitating condition that can become a lifetime burden for most. Now researchers at The Ohio State University have made a breakthrough which showcases what promises to be a major leap forward in medical science.
Six years ago, a young man named ‘Ian Burkhart’ was diagnosed as quadriplegic, after a diving accident

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Optimising Instrument Cleaning

I recently read an article in Zentral Sterilisation which carried recommendations for optimising medical device positioning in baskets when washing medical devices in AWDs, which resonates strongly when looking to ensure medical device longevity and device cleanliness.
Modern AWDs have a spray system that is responsible for water and chemical distribution. This is to ensure that all items being cleaned

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Sterile Services Consumables

Surgical Holdings are proud to now be distributing the Interlock range of Sterile services and theatre consumables, in the United Kingdom. Interlock are one of the biggest distributors for these products in Germany and Europe and have a huge stock holding, to ensure very efficient delivery and supply chain, which is essential with these consumables.
Like Surgical Holdings, Interlock are

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Medical Technology Accelerates

It has been announced that the Chairman of Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Sir Hugh Taylor, will be reviewing the speed at which medical technology innovation, such as new therapeutic technologies and digital devices, get to families.
The review forms part of a government bid to increase research and innovation in health and social care, by the

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Implanted Neurostimulation Technology Provides Electronic Pain Relief for Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches affect around 1 in 1000 people. They most are frequently described as agonizing attacks of pain in one side of the head, which is often felt behind the eye.
While cluster headaches may not be as well known as migraines, or other types of headaches, they are much more painful and can occur several times a day. They

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Battlefield Portable Injector Devices

Severe bleeding is one of the primary causes of death for soldiers injured on the battlefield. Problems most often arise when a soldier is suffering from a junctional hemorrhage, which is bleeding from the areas at the junction of the trunk and its appendages. These areas of the body will not conform to regular tourniquets, because they do not

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