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As Big Pharma's pipeline for blockbuster drugs slows, med tech giants are helping to fill the gap with devices that treat everything from migraines to severe depression.
Spine
...And coming in 2007
Spine
THE DEVICE: Bone-growing implant

WHAT IT WILL DO: This protein-coated device will stimulate cells to regrow damaged or missing bone and provide a nonsurgical remedy for patients in need of spinal fusion or disk replacement.

WHO'S DEVELOPING IT: Medtronic (MDT), Stryker (SYK)

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