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2014-09-18 04:21:09

HELSINKI, Finland, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New device to be showcased at two international congresses Nexstim (the "Company"), a medical technology company focused on Navigated Brain Stimulation (NBS), announces the launch of a new NBS system, NBS 5, for noninvasive presurgical mapping in clinical neurosurgery. The new device will be showcased at two international neurosurgery congresses during the month of October 2014, one in Europe and the...

2014-09-17 00:21:05

Vercise DBS System is the First DBS System Offering Precise Neural Targeting and a 25-Year Battery Life MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark for the Vercise(TM) Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System for the treatment of tremor, including the most common form of this movement disorder known as essential tremor (ET). Tremor is characterized by involuntary and rhythmic shaking, usually associated with difficulty in an...

2014-09-15 23:05:06

The external Neurostimulation\Neuromodulation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-external-neurostimulation-9837556579.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The external Neurostimulation\Neuromodulation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market was valued $153.2 million in 2012 and is projected to...

2014-09-12 23:02:19

The North America External Neurostimulation/Neuromodulation Devices Market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-external-neurostimulation-2396937734.html (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The North America External Neurostimulation/Neuromodulation Devices Market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

2014-09-02 08:31:09

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX), today announced results from the ANTHEM-HF clinical study. Results of the study presented by a prominent heart failure specialist during a major European cardiology congress and concurrently published by the Journal of Cardiac Failure show Autonomic Regulation Therapy (ART) in patients with moderate to severe chronic heart failure and impaired heart function is safe, improves the heart's ability to pump blood, and...

TENS machine being used to simulate the vagus nerve
2014-08-22 03:30:52

Chris Bunting, University of Leeds Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have discovered. A team at the University of Leeds used a standard TENS machine like those designed to relieve labor pains to apply electrical pulses to the tragus, the small raised flap at the front of the ear immediately in front of the ear canal. The stimulation changed the influence of the nervous system on the heart by reducing the nervous signals that can drive...

Scientists Find That Targeted Brain Stimulation Aids Stroke Recovery In Mice
2014-08-21 03:19:57

By Bruce Goldman, Stanford University Medical Center When investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine applied light-driven stimulation to nerve cells in the brains of mice that had suffered strokes several days earlier, the mice showed significantly greater recovery in motor ability than mice that had experienced strokes but whose brains weren't stimulated. These findings, which will be published online Aug. 18 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could...

2014-08-12 00:21:04

HELSINKI, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexstim (the "Company"), the world leader in Navigated Brain Stimulation, announces the appointment of Mikko Karvinen as its new Chief Financial Officer effective as of 18 August. Mr Karvinen (aged 37) started his career as a financial analyst at OP Bank Group, Vaisala Oyj (in Boston and Boulder, USA) and Automaster Oy. In 2009 he was appointed CFO at SSH Communications Security Oyj, a market leader in encrypted network...

2014-08-05 23:01:02

Neuromodulation is the fastest growing segment within the U.S. Neurological Market and is projected to experience double-digit growth, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 According to a new report series by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. Neuromodulation Device Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 10% from 2013 to 2020. This market represents the largest and fastest...

2014-07-29 23:02:33

The NIH awarded NJIT’s Sergei Adamovich and Rutgers colleague Eugene Tunik, Ph.D., PT, $1.3 million to continue helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke is an immensely complex challenge that requires deep knowledge of neurophysiology as well as effective therapy. Advancing such knowledge to improve therapeutic options and outcomes has been the primary focus of...


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