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2014-07-31 16:27:56

The New Mio FUSE Tracks Heart Rate, Steps, Calories, Distance, Speed and Pace; Connects with All Apps and Devices Via Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global today announced the release of the newest product in its lineup of chest strap-free performance heart rate monitoring devices, Mio FUSE. FUSE combines Mio's EKG-accurate optical heart rate technology with a built-in accelerometer to provide heart rate, step count, distance, pace, and calorie...

2014-07-22 12:29:46

Ronald Fontana is discharged home while he waits for a matching donor heart transplant. He is enjoying his family, thanks to the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom Portable Driver. TUCSON, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A central New York recipient of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart implant is home, discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with the Freedom® portable driver to wait for a matching donor heart....

2014-06-19 08:30:16

Latest Addition to LifeTrak Wearables Line Boasts Automatic Activity and Sleep Tracking, Sleek Styling, Versatility and Easy-to-Use Functions to Manage Your Health and Fitness and "Follow Your Heart" to a Better Lifestyle FREMONT, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., the foremost leader in heart-rate monitoring and precise biosensing wearables, today introduced its newest activity monitor - the LifeTrak Core C210. The Core C210 tracks 24/7 activity and heart rate, including...

2014-06-18 12:39:34

ALBANY, New York, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biomaterials Market for Implantable Devices (Material Type - Metals, Polymers, Ceramics and Natural, Applications - Cardiology, Orthopedics, Dental, Ophthalmology and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global biomaterials market was valued at USD 25,277.8 million in 2012 and is expected to grow...

2014-06-18 08:29:11

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MMATech [http://www.mma-tech.com ] Ltd, developing an acetabular liner for total hip implants, produced with a revolutionary, novel, advanced, low-friction and wear-resistant polyimide material, will be opening an investment round after excellent clinical results in recent pilot studies. Due to a constant increase in human life expectancy, more people require Total Hip Replacement surgeries, a field generating billions of...

2014-06-11 23:00:44

Joint RAPS/National University of Singapore program to cultivate an industry-ready regulatory workforce in Singapore. Singapore and Rockville, MD, USA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have announced the official launch of their joint Graduate Certificate in Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs (MDRA) program. The program is intended for Singapore-based regulatory professionals, and was developed in...

2014-06-02 08:30:49

CLEVELAND, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- OsteoSymbionics, innovative designer and manufacturer of patient-specific craniofacial implants, is pleased to announce FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 510(k) clearance for sterile processing of its signature ClearShield(TM) cranial implant product, utilizing a novel room temperature peracetic acid/hydrogen peroxide (PAA) vacuum vapor sterilization process. ClearShield(TM) received its original 510(k) clearance in 2007 to be provided to...

2014-06-02 04:21:27

ESPOO, Finland, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracking - Insight - Understanding: Optimize training with PulseOn Name PulseOn [http://www.pulseon.com ] Quick pitch PulseOn offers a combination of comfort and style that has never been seen before, to make heart rate monitoring easier than ever. The small and stylish wrist device measures heart rate accurately and reliably from the wrist, without the need for a chest belt, allowing you to get...

2014-05-27 12:30:31

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Cardiac Pacemaker Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_cardiac_pacemaker_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Cardiac Pacemakers market will grow at a CAGR of 13.83 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing incidence of cardiac disorders. The...

2014-05-21 12:10:11

EuroPCR Joint EHRA-EAPCI session provided perspective on new technological developments St Jude Medical's Nanostim device and Medtronic's Micra, both single-chamber leadless pacing systems, and the most advanced commercially available valve, the Edwards Sapien 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve (Edwards Life Sciences) featured in the discussions. With regard to leadless pacing, participants heard that there was a need for a novel system that provides reliable pacing and sensing, and...


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