iStock_000019968480MediumIn an article via, a new metal implant is being tested as a new medical device for implants.  According to the article, “Researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) are investigating magnesium alloys as a dissolvable biomaterial for medical devices. Their goal is to overcome the potential long-term complications of permanent metal screws, plates, pins, staples, and stents by designing an implant that will disappear as the patient heals.”  Click here for further details: