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Latest Biomedical engineering Stories

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.

2013-11-14 23:31:05

Austrianova, announced today that Nuvilex, Inc, has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to use the cellulose-based live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, for the development


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.