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2014-02-24 16:25:54

Small, wireless monitor provides long-term remote monitoring to help physicians diagnose and monitor irregular heartbeats SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps Green Hospital has become the first hospital in the United States to implant the world's smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device. Scripps Clinic cardiologist John Rogers, M.D., successfully completed the first implant of the Reveal LINQ(TM) Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) in 71-year-old San Diego resident...

Flexible Battery Implant Powered By Internal Organs
2014-01-26 05:53:50

[ Watch the Video: An Organic Solution To Battery Power ] Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A tiny, patch-like battery that uses the natural movement of organs such as the heart or lungs to generate electricity inside the human body has been developed by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A paper describing the device was recently published online in the journal Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. The device, about the...

2013-10-07 13:08:01

Feeling an ache or a pain may have you reaching for the nearest over-the-counter pain medication, but it is important to know the basics when it comes to medicating, say doctors at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. John Rogers, professor of family and community medicine at BCM, said the three most common over-the-counter pain relievers are acetaminophen, ibuprofen and naproxen. Read direction labels “The best advice is to read the direction labels and warnings and follow those...

Advanced Ink-jet Technology Prints Nanostructures With Self-assembling Material
2013-09-17 08:45:54

The University of Chicago A multi-institutional team of engineers has developed a new approach to the fabrication of nanostructures for the semiconductor and magnetic storage industries. This approach combines top-down advanced ink-jet printing technology with a bottom-up approach that involves self-assembling block copolymers, a type of material that can spontaneously form ultrafine structures. The team, consisting of nine researchers from the University of Illinois at...

LED Implants Light Up The Brain
2013-04-12 05:57:47

[ Watch the Video: Tiny Injectable LEDs Help Neuroscientists Study the Brain ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a new class of tiny, injectable devices that are helping neuroscientists unlock the mysteries of the human brain. The ultrathin, flexible optoelectronic devices, which include LEDs the size of individual neurons, are an exciting advancement in the field of optogenetics, a new area of neuroscience that uses light to...

Transient Electronics Simply Dissolve After Use
2013-04-08 14:59:32

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Imagine a world where an electronic device disappears after it's no longer needed. That world may be closer than you think. New "transient electronics" are in experimental stages, and were presented at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) annual meeting in New Orleans. The new transient electronics were shown among 12,000 reports on new scientific advances and other presentations....

2012-03-27 11:45:21

Like the colorful temporary tattoos that children stick to their arms for fun, people may one day put thin "electronic skin" patches onto their arms to wirelessly diagnose health problems or deliver treatments. A scientist reported on the development of "electronic skin" that paves the way for such innovations today at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. John Rogers, Ph.D., said the patches have the...

2012-03-27 05:18:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Ultra thin patches that can detect medical problems are now replacing the grueling test procedures in doctor's offices. With patients hooked to machines by uncomfortable wires or pins attached to the skin with gels or tape that can be painful to remove and can leave a sticky residue. More importantly, the tests detect brain, heart and muscle activity while patients are in a medical setting, rather than carrying out activities of everyday life, Dr. John Rogers, Ph.D.,...


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