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How preventing the body’s immune response could make biomedical implants last longer

BIOMEDICAL IMPLANTS — SUCH as pacemakers, breast implants and orthopedic hardware like screws and plates to replace broken bones — have improved patient outcomes across a wide range of diseases. However, many implants fail because the body rejects them, and they need to be removed because they no longer function and can cause pain or discomfort. An […]