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Surgical implants: Implant stiffness is a major cause of foreign body reaction

Surgical implants are widely used in modern medicine but their effectiveness is often compromised by how our bodies react to them. Now, scientists have discovered that implant stiffness is a major cause of this so-called foreign body reaction.
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