Update: Separated twins making good progress

Following a six-hour surgery to separate them, Dr Marleen Engelbrecht, the paediatrician looking after the formerly conjoined twins says she is gratified with their progress. Born at 36 weeks, the two girls are no longer being fed intravenously and their bodily functions are all working healthily....

31 Jan 2017

Doctors use 3D printer, particles to save baby's life

Doctors saved the life of a baby boy by using plastic particles and a 3D laser printer to create an airway splint in the latest example of advancement from the field of regenerative medicine. Doctors in Michigan implanted the artificial airway splints in a child who had never been able to breathe...

11 Jun 2013

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