MedTech

23andMe’s fall from $6 billion to almost $0 – main points from The Wall Street Journal article

The Wall Street Journal published a large article about 23andMe, a DNA testing company that was one of the founders of the industry but is now going through a rough patch. We highlighted the main points from the article about the rise and fall of 23andMe. Five years ago, 23andMe ... Read more

Laser vision correction experience: let science work for you

It has already been two months since my laser vision correction, and so much information was found and read before it that I decided to systematize it a little and supplement it with my own experience. Especially since this experience is double in our family because two years ago my ... Read more

A brain implant was installed for the first time in a patient from the USA: it will allow a person to communicate

A patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis received a brain implant for the first time in the US, reported Bloomberg. A device with a length of almost 4 cm, consisting of wires and electrodes, was placed in a vessel of the brain. Scientists hope that a patient who has lost the ... Read more

Woman gets 3D-printed ear transplant made of her own cells

Doctors successfully transplanted a 3D-printed ear made of human cells to a woman born with a rare ear deformity – microtia, reported the regenerative medicine company 3DBio Therapeutics. The transplant was part of the first clinical trial of the technology, and its success marks a major step forward for tissue ... Read more

Researchers have reversed ageing in human skin cells by 30 years. This will help fight age-related illlnesses

Researchers from Cambridge rejuvenated the skin cells of a 53-year-old woman so that they became similar to the cells of a 23-year-old. Scientists believe that this way you can rejuvenate other body tissues. As a result, they seek to develop treatments for age-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and ... Read more