New Material Mimics Bone To Create Better Biomedical Implants

(PhysOrg.com) -- A "metal foam" that has a similar elasticity to bone could mean a new generation of biomedical implants that would avoid bone rejection that often results from more rigid implant materials, such as titanium. ...

Glass helps damaged bone regenerate

(PhysOrg.com) -- A prosthodontist from Egypt is helping Lehigh researchers develop bioactive glass that mimics the behavior of living tissue.

Bioglass helping to mend bones

Jose Ramon Sarasua and Aitor LarraƱaga, researchers in the materials engineering department of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, have been studying new materials or implants that are of interest in medicine and ...

Radical methods for infected implants

Molecules that are more often known for their potential to cause cancer may have a new, health-promoting role. Scientists are now discovering how these "radicals" may be used to prevent infections and promote the long-term ...

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