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Gum-health promoting smart dental implant system
Dental implant that inhibits plaque accumulation and gingival tissue
by photobiomodulation therapy delivered by embedded light-emitting diodes (LEDs) powered by electricity generated from the patient’s own oral motion. Problem: More than half of adults will lose one or more teeth in their lifetime. When a patient loses a tooth the...
Rapid pathogen diagnostic through amplification of red blood cell-associated DNA
Problem: Sepsis, an overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, is the most common cause of death in US hospitals. Sepsis is associated with a mortality rate of 25–30% and mortality due to septic shock is 50–85%. Rapid diagnosis and intervention in sepsis are essential given an increased mortality rate of 8% for every hour...
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