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These 5 Startups Will Change Health Care in 2018

Health care is an industry with the potential to drastically disrupt or improve everyday life. With companies launching solutions for messaging, artificial intelligence, and organizational structure, expect some much-needed...

The 5 hottest medtech startups of 2018

There’s a complaint sometimes that innovation is too incremental in the medical device industry. But don’t tell that to the people running the 10 companies included in Medical Design...

The cutting edge: five exciting medical device startups to watch

As the medical device industry continues to explore new technologies, we take a look at some of the world’s most promising medical device startups and their products, from connected...

Three main types of back surgery

There are three basic types of back surgery 1. A laminectomy – removing the back part of the bone (called the lamina) over the spinal column. A laminectomy is performed to relieve nerve root...

Spinal cord injury

Overview A spinal cord injury — damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) — often causes permanent changes...

The Spinal Cord

The spinal cord is the main pathway for information connecting the brain and peripheral nervous system.The human spinal cord is protected by the bony spinal column shown to the...