Tag: Bioresorbable

Bioresorbable nerve cooling device blocks pain signals

July 7, 2022

A dissolvable implant that relieves pain is a much-needed alternative to highly addictive pain medications. The idea sounds farfetched, but a Northwestern University-led team of researchers have successfully developed such a device: a biocompatible, water-soluble implant that leverages the concept of evaporation i.e., how evaporating sweat cools the body, to numb the nerves and block […]

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