Spring Loaded Technology of Halifax says researchers at UNB have found tri-compartment unloader knee braces are an effective option for reducing forces throughout the knee, giving hope for a new non-surgical option to people affected by knee osteoarthritis. Read more >>
Study Indicates Bionic Knee Brace Designed for Osteoarthritis Reduces Joint Load Across the Entire Knee Offering a New Non-Surgical Option for PatientsZiad
A recent study by researchers at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) indicates that tricompartment unloader knee braces are an effective option for reducing forces throughout the knee, giving hope for a new non-invasive option to the 14 million-plus people across North America affected by knee osteoarthritis.
The study modeled various configurations of Spring Loaded Technology’s knee braces, examining their effect on the forces experienced in all three knee compartments. The findings will be presented publicly for the first time […]
A successful crowdfunding effort came together just in time, as a North Texas teen who is legally blind, will be able to see as she heads back to school. Read more >>
The field of electronic eyeglasses is another exciting example of how advanced technology can help manage conditions that once had few treatment options.
The eSight system, for example, is allowing many who are legally blind to see, using a device that resembles a virtual reality headset. The system captures high-definition video and then optimizes the images into a viewable format, adjusting the image depending on the user’s eye condition. Read more >>
Miracle Villanueva, who is 6 years old and blind, saw her mother for the first time on Thursday.
“I’m so excited and happy,” said Suzanna Emanuel, the mother of the aptly named Miracle. “She will have a better future to look forward to. In school she has a tough time, but these glasses will let her get an education.” Read more >>
Platelet BioGenesis (PBG), the leader in the production of functional human platelets (PLTs+™) from stem cells and the development of platelet-based therapeutics, announced it has moved into brand new lab space in Cambridge, MA. Located next to MIT, the newly renovated property puts Platelet BioGenesis in the heart of the most dynamic biotech cluster in the world. Read more >>