Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

The life-saving science of syn

The life-saving science of synthetic blood platelets 

In the domain of medical discoveries, a surprising innovation is poised to transform the landscape of treatment for excessive bleeding: synthetic blood platelets. These artificial equivalents, created via rigorous study and innovation, provide a look into the future of medical care by addressing Read More...

New York surgeons celebrate co

New York surgeons celebrate completion of first whole-eye transplant

Surgeons in New York smashed the frontiers of medical possibility by executing the world's first whole-eye transplant. Though the patient, Aaron James, has yet to regain sight, the surgical achievement is being lauded for ushering in a new era in ocular research. A visionary procedure The unusual Read More...

Five medical innovators on the

Five medical innovators on the future of hospitals

Few things shake up the public health sector like a global pandemic, and now that we’re looking towards the recovery phase of the Covid-19 epidemic, many doctors, nurses, hospitals, and even medical teaching programs are rethinking what medical care of the future will look like. Today, we share Read More...

New surgical tape serves as a

New surgical tape serves as a “band-aid” for internal organs

Band-aids are a great quick fix for kitchen mishaps, skinned knees, and paper cuts, but what if there was a band-aid for internal injuries? Researchers at MIT have developed a band-aid that not only works on internal surfaces, like organs, but it also comes off pain-free.  The team began by Read More...

New birth control pills could

New birth control pills could be monthly rather than daily

Daily birth control pills are the world’s most common form of medicinal birth control, but when it comes to remembering to take the pill every day, nearly half of women admit to slipping up. Fortunately, a new birth control solution may soon be available. Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Read More...

A mind-reading exoskeleton sui

A mind-reading exoskeleton suit just allowed a paralyzed man to walk once more

Having suffered from paralysis for the past four years, a 30-year old by the name of Thibault took his first steps again recently. Not on his own, but with the help of a highly-advanced mind-controlled exoskeleton suit.  For this to happen, Thibault had surgery to place two implants on the surface Read More...