Leading hearing implant manufacturer MED-EL sets another revolutionary milestone in its long-standing history of technological innovations. On 24 September, the first person in Europe received a novel totally implantable cochlear implant (TICI). It was implanted by Prof. Dr. Philippe Lefebvre, head of the ENT Department of the CHU of Liège and Professor at the University of Liège in Belgium within a feasibility study. The TICI is expected to give users great hearing with even more comfort. However, it will take several years before it receives market approval. Read more
MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 29, 2017) (ANI) – A string of ambulances arrived at a hospital in India’s financial hub of Mumbai on Friday (September 29) after at least 22 people were killed and more than 30 wounded in a rush hour stampede during a sudden monsoon downpour at a railway station.
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At least 12 people suffer burns from a suspected noxious substance in a London nightclub, ambulance service says.
Ambulances carrying the injured arrive at a hospital after a suspected car bomb killed at least 13 people outside a football stadium in Istanbul. Continue reading
CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – A new prototype surgical device – called Chimaera – aims to put wireless pain management into patients’ hands.