New Hip, Safe Sex Motion Study

A hip new hip project carefully studied people having sex, doing it for safety’s sake. The study is: “Sexual Activity after Total Hip Arthroplasty:  A Motion Capture Study,” Caecilia Charbonnier, Sylvain Chagué, Matteo Ponzoni, Massimiliano Bernardoni, Pierre Hoffmeyer, Panayiotis Christofilopoulos, Journal of Arthroplasty, epub September 6, 2013. This chart sums up the study’s medical insights, […]

Wake Forest Baptist anal sphincters, and your telephone

“Researchers Use Human Cells to Engineer Functional Anal Sphincters in Lab,” coos the headline on this press release from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The announcement goes on to say: Researchers have built the first functional anal sphincters in the laboratory, suggesting a potential future treatment for both fecal and urinary incontinence. Made from muscle […]

Neuticals noticed in San Francisco

The invention honored by the 2005 Ig Nobel Prize in medicine inspire the San Francisco Chronicle‘s “Tails of the City” blogger to do some moral calculus: Nothing prepared me for my recent introduction to Neuticals, the “revolutionary” and patented testicular implant for pets…. Read the entire calculation on the Chronicle site. BONUS: The patent (#5868140) for […]