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Stem cell research results in growth of human inner ear

Source: Indiana University

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine utilized human stem cells to stimulate growth in human inner ear tissue. The research is innovatively paving the way for future findings that will help those with severe hearing problems. Not only is this process producing inner ear sensory cells, it also found neurons forming connections with those sensory cells.

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New augmented reality ear, nose, throat surgery

Source: McGill University Health Centre

Target Guided Surgery is performed in close proximity to the optic nerve and brain, which is why its newest development of augmented reality surgeries has improved patient safety. TGS also reduces the overall surgical time, and data from the surgery is later converted to be used as a tool to teach residents.

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