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2013-11-12 04:22:37

Patrick O'Hara Also is the 1st Indianan to be Implanted with the SynCardia Heart and the 1st Discharged From the Hospital Without a Human Heart, Thanks to the Freedom® Portable Driver TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An Indiana man has become the 1,200th person in the world to be implanted with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. Patrick O'Hara is the first person in Indiana to receive the life-saving device and the first Hoosier to be discharged from the...

2013-11-05 23:00:05

The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is hosting the 6th International Neural Engineering Conference (NER’13), this year being held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel, in San Diego, California, from Wednesday, November 6 through Friday, November 8. Piscataway, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Approximately 800 of the world’s brightest minds and most influential players in science, medicine, and engineering will gather at the largest and most anticipated...

2013-11-01 23:02:30

New cutting-edge research report “Electrophysiology Devices Market (ECG, EEG, Holter Monitoring Systems, Diagnostic Electrophysiology Catheters, Pacemaker, Imaging and 3D Mapping Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019” drawn up by Transparency Market Research (TMR) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the worldwide market for electrophysiology devices is poised to record a 12.1% CAGR during...

2013-10-29 04:21:01

ESPOO, Finland, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Finnish mobile wellness technology company PulseOn has closed a EUR1m seed investment round to finalize and launch its ground-breaking innovation in optical heart rate monitoring. The company targets the booming market for wearable and biometrical consumer sensors with its comprehensive multipurpose heart rate monitoring solution which is the world's easiest to use and accurate wrist device for sports and 24/7 use. The wrist...

2013-10-23 12:29:05

Collaboration will Accelerate the Commercialization of Promising Medical Innovations SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InCube Labs, a life sciences research lab focused on developing and commercializing medical breakthroughs, today announced it has entered into an agreement with the Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials (ERC-RMB). The ERC-RMB is funded by the National Science Foundation and led by North Carolina Agricultural and...

2013-10-16 08:25:12

DUBLIN, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/47qmnd/2012_deep) has announced the addition of the "Deep Research Report on Global and China Pacemaker Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/47qmnd/2012_deep ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This Deep Research Report on Global and China Pacemaker Industry is a professional and in-depth...

Making Prosthetic Limbs More Touch Sensitive
2013-10-15 04:35:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Chicago are laying the foundation for prosthetic limbs that could one day convey real-time touch-related data to amputees through a direct interface with the brain. The blueprint for these touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs, which has been published online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, represents a vital advancement towards new technology that could increase the...

2013-10-07 20:21:27

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d8k3gl/cardiac) has announced the addition of the "Cardiac Pacemakers - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2009-2015" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d8k3gl/cardiac ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The broad health care' division...

2013-10-02 23:32:18

Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) announced that the U.S Patent Office has granted a utility patent entitled “Procedure and System for Monitoring a Physiological Parameter Within An Internal Organ of a Living Body” (US Patent No. 8,267,863). Ypsilanti, MI (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 ISSYS designs and produces miniature, wireless, battery-less, implantable hemodynamic monitors (IHM) that are anchored within the heart for non-invasive monitoring of hemodynamic parameters to assist...

2013-10-02 16:24:58

Fitness Industry's First Waterproof Activity Tracker Providing ECG Accurate Heart Rate From the Wrist - and Requiring No Charging - Now Includes Accurate Auto-Detection Sleep Tracking FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., recognized leaders for the most innovative and scientifically accurate fitness and wellness products, today unveiled the LifeTrak Zone C410 - the latest in NASA caliber physiologic monitoring for activity and sleep tracking. Dr. Jin Lee, Chief...