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- Feb 28, 2019

Will These 3 Electroceuticals Help You Heal Faster?

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

ELECTROCEUTICALS

One day, electric bandages and biodegradable electronic implants could ward off infections and speed recovery

Electricity helps the heart beat, the muscles twitch, and the body communicate with the brain. Now scientists are increasingly using electricity to promote healing. Unlike previous inventions that were often quite bulky, new “electroceutical” devices are easier to wear, and some can even biodegrade inside the body. Here are a few designs that could someday aid patients in recovery.

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