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Targeted Brain Stimulation Helps Stroke Recovery In Mice

Targeted Brain Stimulation Helps Stroke Recovery In Mice

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...

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2014-06-19 23:14:34

Global Pain Management Devices Market 2014-2018 report analyzes Neurostimulation Devices (SCS, DBS and SNS devices), Electrical Stimulation Devices (TENS devices), and Analgesic Infusion Pumps (PCA and Intrathecal pumps). Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 SCS therapy is becoming increasingly popular for the treatment of chronic, refractory, and neuropathic pain. Pain management therapy using SCS devices involves MI implantation of electrodes into the epidural space near the source of...

2014-06-04 08:31:40

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Indian Neurological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/indian_neurological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Indian market for neurological devices was valued at $13.5 million.The Indian market for neurological devices includes detachable coils, liquid embolics, neurovascular stents, neurovascular catheters, neurovascular guidewires, neuromodulation...

2014-05-14 08:32:12

Small Business Innovation Research award helps fund final phase of clinical research for medical device that uses electrical stimulation to relieve shoulder pain in stroke patients. CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPR Therapeutics, a medical device company, has received a $2.9 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support collection of the clinical data required to commercialize its SMARTPATCH® peripheral...

2014-05-05 12:29:04

In the news release, U.S. Market for Neurostimulation Devices Will Reach Almost $4 Billion by 2022, issued 09-Apr-2014 by Decision Resources Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "NeuroPace's responsive stimulation device" rather than "NeuroPace's deep brain stimulation (DBS) device" as originally issued. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. Market for Neurostimulation Devices Will Reach Almost $4 Billion by...

2014-04-30 23:22:54

Orthoco, a top dealer of TENS electrotherapy devices, is offering 50 patient packs of TENS Electrodes along with the purchase of a 4-Channel Chattanooga Intellect Legend XT Stimulator/Ultrasound Combo Unit. Wynnewood, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Chattanooga Intelect Model 2795 4-channel electric stimulator/ultrasound combo unit "is a serious clinical therapy system" says Orthoco's president and CEO, Anthony Engel. "Chattanooga introduced this new ergonomic design...

2014-04-08 08:29:47

New Research Documents the Effectiveness of Epidural Stimulation as a Therapy Option for Paralysis; Results Published Today in Brain LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four young men who have been paralyzed for years achieved groundbreaking progress - moving their legs - as a result of epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord, an international team of life scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the Pavlov Institute of Physiology reported today in...

Kent Stephenson
2014-04-08 08:29:55

[ Watch the Video: Voluntary Training With Spinal Stimulation ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A preliminary study from National Institutes of Health has found that people with paraplegia were able to voluntarily move previously paralyzed toes, ankles and knees while receiving electrical stimulation to the spinal cord. The study team, who published their results in the journal Brain on Tuesday, said their discovery offers new hope to individuals who have been...

2014-02-20 08:30:49

LONDON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Electrical and Magnetic Nerve Stimulation Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Electrical and Magnetic Nerve Stimulation market to grow at a CAGR of 4.99 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in age-related neurological disorders. The Global Electrical and Magnetic Nerve Stimulation market...

2014-02-10 11:10:49

System gained nationwide attention when University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Dr. Onders implanted stimulator in actor Christopher Reeve A new study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery finds that diaphragm pacing (DP) stimulation in spinal cord-injured patients is successful not only in weaning patients from mechanical ventilators but also in bridging patients to independent respiration, where they could breathe on their own without the aid of a ventilator or...

Stalling Symptoms Of Parkinson's Disease Using Long-term Spinal Cord Stimulation
2014-01-24 11:11:58

Duke University Medical Center Researchers at Duke Medicine have shown that continuing spinal cord stimulation appears to produce improvements in symptoms of Parkinson's disease, and may protect critical neurons from injury or deterioration. The study, performed in rats, is published online Jan. 23, 2014, in the journal Scientific Reports. It builds on earlier findings from the Duke team that stimulating the spinal cord with electrical signals temporarily eased symptoms of the...


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