End User Focus: Cutting edge minerals

By Kasia Patel
Published: Friday, 21 December 2012

Medical applications for minerals might not be the main market driving factor or the biggest consideration for producers, but speciality applications in the medical industry are undeniably important for our everyday lives and advances in healthcare

Commonly known for their use in the pharmaceutical and vitamin industry, researchers are looking into new niche uses for industrial minerals, such as helping in the fight against cancer, or prevention against Alzheimer’s disease. As surgeons and medical companies move away from metal to plastic implants, the role of minerals...

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