Latest Neural engineering Stories

2010-11-16 19:11:10

Artificial retinas, thought-controlled devices and brain stimulation therapy show promise Two experimental brain-machine technologies "” deep brain stimulation coupled with physical therapy and a thought-controlled computer system"”may offer new therapies for people with stroke and brain injuries, new human research shows. In addition, an animal study shows a new artificial retina may restore vision better than existing prosthetics. The findings were announced today at...

2010-08-13 08:44:27

A robotic wheelchair is being developed that will help children learn to 'drive'. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation describe the testing of ROLY "“RObot-assisted Learning for Young drivers "“ in a group of children without disabilities and one child with cerebral palsy. Laura Marchal-Crespo, worked with a team of researchers at the University of California at Irvine, USA, to carry out the study. She said, "The...

2010-03-15 12:20:00

Shaking hands with a robotic arm could be a new way to help stroke patients learn to use their arms again. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation report a pilot trial of the 'Braccio di Ferro' (Iron arm) robot in 10 patients. Elena Vergaro, from the University of Genoa, Italy, worked with a team of researchers from the Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, to develop the robotic aid. She said, "Our preliminary results from this...

2009-03-04 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rapid Fire Marketing, (Pink Sheets: RPDM) has finalized an Agreement with Jedi Mind, Inc., a development stage software firm utilizing the latest developments in neurotechnology for human computer interaction. The technology works off a wireless headset that responds to your emotions and thoughts to control objects with the power of your own mind. The technology has endless applications, such as operating wheel chairs, opening doors with...

2008-10-15 09:00:47

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem cell approaches in neurology and psychiatry is the focus of a new report released today by NeuroInsights, the neurotech market authority. The industry insider report on innovative research and development in stem cell technology for the brain and nervous system provides unique insights into the key players and competitive dynamics in this rapidly evolving field. Stem cell companies focused on the central nervous system (CNS) have the...

2008-08-20 09:00:22

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer's disease is the focus of the most recent edition of Neurotech Insights, the leading monthly industry newsletter covering drugs, devices and diagnostics for the brain and nervous system. This month's feature article reviews the competing hypotheses around the cause of Alzheimer's disease including: the beta amyloid theory, tau hypothesis, the APOE4 and vascular theory, anti-inflammatories, memory...

2008-07-16 06:00:44

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83cfae/the_market_for_neu) has announced the addition of the "The Market for Neurotechnology: 2008-2012" report to their offering. This newly published market research report is the most comprehensive and up-to-date publication available covering the neurotechnology industry. The report takes an in-depth look at the technology, markets, competitors, and growth rates in four key segments of the neurotechnology industry in...

2008-06-18 09:01:18

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/88f43b/the_neurotechnolog) has announced the addition of the "The Neurotechnology Industry 2008 Report: Drugs, Devices and Diagnostics for the Brain and Nervous System" published by NeuroInsights to their offering. Now in its fourth year, The Neurotechnology Industry 2008 Report is an expanded and updated 400 page report of brain and nervous system markets and treatments. It is the only publication to provide a unified...

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