A new study with mice links altered gait after surgery for an ACL injury with knee osteoarthritis for the first time.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~4 min
Robotic engineers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute and John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Science have developed a laser-steering microrobot in a miniaturized 6 by 16 millimeter package that can be integrated with existing endoscopic tools.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~6 min
Surgery, in addition to treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy, may lenghten survival for women with metastatic breast cancer.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
A program that monitored hip and knee replacement patients after they left the hospital resulted in a fourfold decline in those who had to return.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~6 min
Hundreds of people are having long, often painful surgery to extend their legs. Is it worth the risk?
Dec. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
"It's important that women who elect to have a C-section know that there is a chance they may have difficulty conceiving in the future."
July 9, 2020 • ~5 min
Space agencies are seeking new ways to be prepared for a surgical emergency on a mission to Mars.
July 8, 2020 • ~7 min
The new hydrogel is strong enough to stand up to stretching and squishing like real knee cartilage. A quarter-sized disc can handle a 100-pound kettlebell.
June 26, 2020 • ~6 min
"In the brain, different areas activate in healthy ways all the time. When a seizure occurs, many brain areas link together very quickly. We wanted to understand that process."
June 16, 2020 • ~9 min
A free guide uses a "treasure trove" of data to indicate which elective surgeries can resume. It considers hospital beds, PPE, rehab, and other factors.
May 13, 2020 • ~10 min