Metallurgy Articles

Titanium Bracelets Health Benefits

In the field of alternative medicine, medical alert jewelry is not a new concept. The main purpose of these medical alert devices is to alert the user of a possible medical problem. The advantages of these devices can increase manifold, if they are made from titanium....

Titanium Alloys in Medical Applications

Background The high strength, low weight, outstanding corrosion resistance possessed by titanium and titanium alloys have led to a wide and diversified range of successful applications which demand high levels of reliable performance in surgery and medicine as well as...

Unusual Metals Could Forge New Cancer Drug

ScienceDaily (Oct. 19, 2009) — Drugs made using unusual metals could form an effective treatment against colon and ovarian cancer, including cancerous cells that have developed immunity to other drugs, according to research at the University of Warwick and the...

Ruthenium Used to Sucker Punch Cancer

Chemists are pulling cancer onto a sucker punch by getting infected cells to drop their guard - according to research published today. They are using the metal ruthenium as a catalyst to a cancer-busting reaction which calls up an old cellular enemy - oxidants - as an...