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2014-02-18 23:01:30

Bionic Hand Gives Amputee Sense of Touch Released Today by First Class Posting (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Throughout the history of medicine, one thing about amputees was pretty much certain: once they lost a limb, they were never going to feel with that limb again. Prosthetic limbs were enough to help amputees live a normal day-to-day life, but they lacked the ability to give amputees back the sense of touch that so many of us take for granted. A team of European researchers that has been...

2014-02-12 08:25:33

CAESAREA, Israel, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SporTracker Ltd., a leading provider of innovating Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) solutions for sport and leisure products, today announced the release of its new PPGv6 sensor for measurement of blood parameters, such as Heart Rate and Oxygen saturation. "PPGv6 is ideal for wearable devices," said Liat Shemesh, COO of SporTracker. "It features a compact 7x7mm SMT form factor, together with best-in-class performance, and...

2014-02-11 16:25:52

Experimental New Technology Allows Doctors to Monitor Patient Heart Conditions Remotely Via Wireless Messaging - No Unnecessary Hospital Visits During Dangerous Weather KANSAS CITY, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweets and instant messages are great ways for people to update each other in real-time, but a new messaging technology in the healthcare industry could help the body update doctors instantly from miles away. A new treatment option for heart disease is being tested at The...

2014-02-06 23:01:08

The Event’s Agenda Includes Several of the Most Influential Physicians from Top U.S. Hospitals and an Award-Winning Patient Safety Advocate Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The Intelligent Hospital Association, the RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC), the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), and IEEE Life Sciences will present a Symposium, “Join the Evolution to the Revolution - Transforming and Innovating Healthcare Through New Technologies,” on...

Amputee Feels Sensory Rich Information In Real-time With Bionic Hand
2014-02-06 10:59:41

[ Watch The Video: Amputee Feels in Real-Time with Bionic Hand ] Hillary Sanctuary - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Dennis Aabo Sorensen is the first amputee in the world to feel sensory rich information -- in real-­time -- with a prosthetic hand wired to nerves in his upper arm; Sorensen could grasp objects intuitively and identify what he was touching while blindfolded. Nine years after an accident caused the loss of his left hand, Dennis Aabo Sørensen from Denmark...

2014-02-05 08:28:08

EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Biomedical, the world's leading manufacturer of biomedical test instruments, announced today the acquisition of Unfors RaySafe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/SF59237LOGO) With this acquisition Fluke Biomedical adds industry leading quality assurance devices for diagnostic x-ray from Unfors RaySafe to its product offering. With an enhanced portfolio especially in the fields of diagnostic x-ray, real time dose...

2014-02-04 23:04:32

New Editor-in-Chief, Colin Brenan, Ushers in Editorial Changes Designed to Increase the Magazine’s Accessibility and Broaden Its Appeal to a Global Biomedical Engineering Audience Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) today announced the relaunch of its flagship publication, Pulse Magazine, published bimonthly for the global biomedical engineering audience. The publication today debuts an entirely digital format hosted on...

2014-01-16 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research Report published "Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cardiac-prosthetic-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market (Mechanical Heart Valves,...

2014-01-08 23:02:13

Transparency Market Research Report added "Global Orthopedic Biomaterials Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/orthopedic-biomaterials-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Orthopedic biomaterials are organic or synthetic materials of biologic composition used for internal fixation of fracture. Biomaterial devices which...

2014-01-07 12:30:06

Athletes Can Replace Chest Strap Monitoring with Mio LINK for $99, New Device Transmits Heart Rate Data to Mio GO App to Create Virtual Outdoor Interactive Exercise Experience for Training Indoors LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Showstoppers @ CES 2014 -Today at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Mio Global unveiled Mio LINK, a sleek band worn on the wrist designed to monitor continuous heart rate data. Now runners and cyclists can get all the benefits of...


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