3d printed drugs

Top Ten Ways 3D Printing Will Kill You and Your Loved Ones

Many people somehow see 3D printing as some benign force. The technophile’s latest solution to the world’s ills is a small box that spits out plastic. It too, as the…

Aprecia’s 3D Printed Epilepsy Drug is Finally Commercially Available

Getting a new medication to the market is not a fast or easy process, no matter how promising the drug is. There’s the research and development phase, testing, more testing,…

The FDA Approves the First 3D Printed Pill to Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures

One of the largest hurdles that healthcare practitioners treating epilepsy need to overcome is often with their own patients. It turns out that an estimated 30 to 50 percent of…

German Company Aims to Sell 3D Printed Drugs & A 3D Drug Printer

It was just earlier this month that we reported on a company called Aprecia Pharmaceuticals and their new FDA-approved 3D printed ZipDose tablets. This news was quite significant, as it…

3 Dangers Society Faces From 3D Printing

I consider myself a tech-optimist. I truly believe that anything is possible with the right technology and science to back it. I envision a future, perhaps even in my lifetime…

Researchers Use 3D Printing for Precise Control in Programmable Release Drug Delivery Capsules

Science, research, and the technologies of the future go hand in hand–and lately we’ve seen their reach expanding and extending in ways none of us ever would have dreamed of….

Researchers Complete Trial Run for 3D Printed Medication–Including Dinosaur Shapes for Finicky Kids

For all the multi-taskers out there who cut strategic corners to stay organized, for those who are glad to never leave the home or the computer, and for all the…

Bioactive 3D Printing for Effective 3D Printed Drug Therapy, LSU Researchers Awarded $40K for New Medical Center

At my fourth grade picnic, I ran up the steps of a gazebo and fell on my knee onto the brick steps. The cut was so deep it severed nerves,…

3D Printed Crack Cocaine on Display in San Francisco: Artist KATSU, Pushes Material Boundaries

San Francisco is known for many things, and being a buttoned-up, conservative city just isn’t one of them. As the same can be said of the art world in general,…

MakerBot 3D Printers Used to Create Drug Emitting Implants for Cancer Treatment and Infection

The number of medical applications for 3D printing seems to expand on a daily basis. We have seen all sorts of amazing uses for the technology, from prosthetics, to implants,…

3D Printing of Antibiotic Infused Implants – Patent Recently Published

Every year millions of people become ill, or even worse, die because of infections related to surgeries and implants. Antibiotics for years have been a saving grace within the medical…