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Brain breakthrough? Duke scientists help create first living, bioprinted aneurysm outside of human body

Medical practitioners may be able to improve existing treatment methods and develop new personalized ones, for brain aneurysms thanks to researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Duke University and Texas A&M They are the first to produce a living, bioprinted aneurysm outside of the human body, perform a medical procedure on it and observe it respond and heal as it would in an actual human brain.

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Nerve transfer surgery offers new hope to those who are paralyzed

After undergoing nerve transfer surgery, a technique pioneered on spinal cord injuries by surgeons in Australia, Paul Robinson is now able to use his hands and arms to propel his own wheelchair, pick up items from the ground, and with one hand use a television remote control and hold a glass. Here’s a look at the surgery.

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