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2013-03-02 23:01:22

The Polar FT1 and Polar FT2 are the best budget heart rate monitors for receiving continuous heart rate while swimming for 2013 according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 The Polar FT1 and FT2 heart rate monitors are the best budget-conscious heart rate monitors for those wishing to receive heart rate data in the water according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "What a lot of people don't realize is that Polar is the only heart rate monitor out there that...

2013-02-27 08:26:30

Company Recognized at ISPO MUNICH 2013 and ISPO BEIJING 2013 for Innovative Design, Functionality VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MIO, maker of the world's first strapless heart rate monitor sport watch, announced today its MIO ALPHA wearable heart rate monitor was named "Product of the Year" in the Performance Category at ISPO MUNICH 2013 and ISPO BEIJING 2013, the world's leading sporting goods trade shows. A separate jury reviewed each product division...

2013-02-26 23:02:09

Soma Technology´s Medical Parts Division is happy to announce the release of replacement bellows for all GE anesthesia machines. The bellows, available at SomaMedicalParts.com, offer an affordable solution to extend the life of anesthesia machines. Bloomfield, CT (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Soma Technology´s Medical Parts Division is happy to announce the release of replacement bellows for all GE anesthesia machines. The bellows, available at SomaMedicalParts.com, offer an...

New Bionic Hand Capable Of Feeling
2013-02-18 13:35:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those who have lost a limb such as a hand have long had the option of using a prosthetic to restore some lost functionality. Though these prosthetics can be beneficial to these patients, studies have shown that as many as 50 percent of prosthetic wearers rarely use them due to appearance and poor controllability. For all the good these prosthetics are capable of, nothing can replace the fact that these patients have lost a part...

2013-02-18 10:18:11

For an amputee, replacing a missing limb with a functional prosthetic can alleviate physical or emotional distress and mean a return of vocational ability or cosmetics. Studies show, however, that up to 50 percent of hand amputees still do not use their prosthesis regularly due to less than ideal functionality, appearance, and controllability. But Silvestro Micera, of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, is paving the way...

2013-02-14 08:29:53

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, has been selected by Forbes as one of "America's Most Promising Companies" for the second consecutive year. On the list of 100 privately held, high-growth companies with bright futures, SynCardia was ranked #69, moving up eight spots from its #77 ranking last year. (Photo:...

2013-02-14 08:27:50

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today it has granted the new automated, multifunctional ESA615 Electrical Safety Analyzer 510(k) clearance. Now medical device quality and safety professionals can test to the newest safety standards in just minutes using this all-in-one automated test tool. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/SF60261) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120130/SF43337LOGO-b)...

2013-02-04 08:23:33

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MIO, maker of the world's first strapless heart rate monitor watches, announced today its MIO ALPHA wearable heart rate monitor won "Product of the Year" at ISPO MUNICH 2013, the world's leading sporting goods tradeshow. A separate jury reviewed each product division segment, and considered the item's design, innovation, and function to properly analyze the entries and select the winners. Attendees can see the product in action at...

2013-02-03 23:02:44

Two new senior leaders at Kaleidoscope are poised to bolster medical innovation and design. (PRWEB) February 03, 2013 Kaleidoscope, a product design and development consultancy with global headquarters in Cincinnati, welcomes Michael Clem, DVM, MS, as Vice President of R&D, and Joe Contiliano, MS, as Principal Design Engineer/Medical Devices to lead efforts in the medical and healthcare sector. Both bring with them deep and varied corporate experience in medical device research and...

2013-01-08 12:26:02

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearable body monitoring pioneer BodyMedia today announced the BodyMedia CORE 2, the next generation of the activity/health tracker armband used on The Biggest Loser®. Packing four sensors into a housing smaller than an iPod Nano, the CORE 2 will be the smallest wearable multi-sensor device of its kind as well as the first to offer a choice of interchangeable jewelry- like faceplates, straps and cuffs for a fashion look. It will also feature a new...