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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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.