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2014-01-07 12:28:54

New LifeTrak Products Enable Consumers to Sync Data via Bluetooth® Smart to Track ECG-Accurate Heart Rate, Automatic Sleep Detection, Steps and Calorie Burn, with Smartphone Notifications - All From the Wrist! LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 International CES -- Salutron, Inc. today showcased the importance of heart rate monitoring in providing accurate measurements for activity tracking that provides consumers with opportunities for better health. The LifeTrak series offers the...

2014-01-07 12:25:18

Wrist-Worn Heart Rate Monitoring by Mio Replaces Chest-Worn Strap, Technology Wins CES Innovation Award for Second Year in a Row VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global, makers of the wrist-worn heart rate monitors Mio ALPHA and Mio LINK, together with Adidas, today announced that the heart-rate monitoring technology featured in the miCoach SMART RUN watch which has been selected as a Health and Fitness Honoree in the CES Innovations Design and...

2014-01-06 08:24:02

"Smart Coaching" Tool Integrates GPS and 24/7 Activity Tracker for Accurate Training and Recovery LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polar, the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies, today unveiled the Polar V800, the smartest and most advanced training computer designed for many different sports and athletic endeavors. The Polar V800 features integrated GPS and 24/7 activity tracking with customizable multisport profiles. Debuting at the 2014...

Zio Patch Beats Holter For Extended Tracking Of Heart Rhythm
2014-01-03 06:47:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A small adhesive wireless patch worn on the chest for up to two weeks is better at detecting abnormal and potentially dangerous heart rhythms than the Holter monitor, the gold standard of care for decades, the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) reported Thursday in the American Journal of Medicine. The researchers said the ZIO Service – which includes the FDA-approved ZIO Patch, data analysis and a diagnostic report...

2014-01-02 08:21:23

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Sports Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in innovative motion resistant strapless heart rate applications, has received its 18(th) patent, featuring the use of its mobile optical heart rate monitoring technology with a mobile communications device. Impact Sports has 35 additional patents pending. Impact Sports Technologies' proprietary motion resistant heart rate technology and digital pedometer and activity monitor has been...

French Patient Recovering Well After Receiving First Long-Term Artificial Heart
2013-12-30 07:02:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Less than two weeks after becoming the first person ever to receive a long-term artificial heart, a 75-year-old Frenchman is said to be recovering well, various media outlets reported on Sunday. Professor Daniel Duveau, one of the surgeons who performed the December 18 operation at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris, said that the man was “awake, feeding himself and talking with his family,” according to Reuters...

Artificial Heart Using Space Tech Approved For Human Trials In France
2013-12-05 14:45:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online France has approved an artificial heart containing miniaturized space technology for human trials. French company Carmat produced their first completely artificial heart earlier this year with the help of aerospace giant Astrium. Carmat applied Astrium’s expertise in building spacecraft to guarantee the necessary precision and durability for an artificial human organ like a heart. The artificial heart is fashioned partly from...


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