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Seeing With Your Ears
2013-07-09 05:51:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new device that trains the brain to convert sounds into images could someday be used as a non-invasive treatment for blind and partially sighted people, according to researchers at the University of Bath. Sensory substitution devices (SSDs) aim to compensate for the loss of a sensory modality, typically vision, by converting information from the lost modality into stimuli in a remaining modality. The device in the current...

2013-07-02 00:04:17

Findings a step toward engineering advanced medical treatments Knowing virtually everything about how the body’s cells make transitions from one state to another – for instance, precisely how particular cells develop into multi-cellular organisms – would be a major jump forward in understanding the basics of what drives biological processes. Such a leap could open doors to far-reaching advances in medical science, bioengineering and...

2013-06-30 23:04:44

The Heart Rate Watch Company blog has just published "The Top Five Reasons For A Heart Rate Monitor For Exercise" according to company spokesperson Rusty Squire. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 A heart rate monitor is an often overlooked tool for exercise so the Heart Rate Watch Company blog recently published "The Top 5 Reasons You Need A Heart Rate Monitor For Exercise". REASON #1 - Not Knowing Without a heart rate monitor you have no idea how hard you are working....

2013-06-24 23:01:05

The new Sportline SOLO 965 is a strapless heart rate monitor and activity computer that measures calories 24/7, activity level and heart rate according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The new Sportline SOLO 965 strapless heart rate monitor and activity computer is now available at the Heart Rate Watch Company according to spokesperson Rusty Squire. Unique Features The Sportline SOLO 965 is the the first fitness device with FitTrac™ and MoveTrac™...

Insulin Pump Nears Approval In The US
2013-06-23 03:30:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An artificial pancreas is one step closer to receiving approval for sale in the US after a clinical trial showed the device, which can read a person’s blood sugar levels and supply insulin as needed, is safe. The MiniMed Integrated System, which is manufactured by Minneapolis-based Medtronic, is for use by type 1 diabetics. It features an insulin pump designed to halt the release of the hormone if a patient’s blood sugar...

2013-06-16 23:01:14

Foot & Ankle Devices Market report analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 The “Foot & Ankle Devices Market (2012 - 2017) by Products, Application Area (External Fixation, Internal Fixation, Joint Replacement, Forefoot, Midfoot, Hindfoot, Prosthesis, Bracing) - Global Trends and Competitive Analysis” analyzes and studies the major market drivers,...

2013-06-02 23:17:33

The iPhone 5 run bundle contains the world's first Bluetooth Smart foot pod from Polar and is available exclusively at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 The iPhone 5 run bundle is now available exclusively at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "We put this package together using the Polar H7 Bluetooth Smart heart rate monitor, the new Polar Stride Sensor Bluetooth Smart, and armband and a tube of Spectra 360 Electrode Gel," says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart...


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