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2014-03-26 12:29:45

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Cochlear Implants Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Cochlear Implants market to grow at a CAGR of 14.77 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in product customization. The Global Cochlear Implants market has also been witnessing the increase in the number of product launches and...

2014-03-26 04:21:03

PARIS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixium Vision ("Pixium"), a developer of innovative Vision Restoration Systems for the blind, today announces the appointment of Khalid Ishaque as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr Ishaque joins from Boston Scientific, and brings over 22 years of management experience in the medical technology industry. Mr Ishaque spent 17 years with Boston Scientific Corporation, where most recently he was General Manager of its...

Battery-Sized, Wireless Pacemaker Was Safe And Effective In Early Testing
2014-03-25 09:39:38

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report A new small, wireless self-contained pacemaker appears safe and feasible for use in patients, according to a small study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Although traditional pacemakers pose minimal risk, patients are still vulnerable to some short- or long-term complications, said Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., lead author of the study and director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York...

2014-03-21 12:24:08

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Among the marvels of modern medicine are neural prosthetics, tiny bioengineered devices that surgeons implant in brain tissue to compensate for a variety of disabilities to the human nervous system. Physicians already have had much success with cochlear implants for the hearing impaired, with future research programs aimed at assisting epileptics, victims of Alzheimer's disease, and even individuals who have sustained spinal cord...

2014-03-21 08:24:41

Hybrid hearing is a new way of hearing that combines the benefits of hearing aids and cochlear implants in one device to help give a more complete hearing experience CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and launch of the Cochlear(TM) Nucleus® Hybrid Implant System, a revolutionary new hybrid hearing solution that helps people...

2014-03-18 23:03:24

Transparency Market Research Report published "Deep Brain Stimulation Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019" to its database. Browse the report with Full TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/deep-brain-stimulator-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Deep Brain Stimulation Devices Market for Parkinson's...

2014-03-18 08:31:38

ALBANY, New York, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Deep Brain Stimulation Devices Market for Parkinson's Disease (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global deep brain stimulation devices market was valued at USD 4.5 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.0% from 2013 to 2019, to...

2014-03-14 12:28:23

First implant took place in France, at the Nouvelles Cliniques Nantaises in Nantes NATICK, Massachusetts, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces CE Mark approval and European market launch of the INGEVITY(TM) family of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible pacing leads. Pacing leads are insulated wires that connect an implantable pacemaker to the heart for treatment of bradycardia, a condition in which the heart beats too...

Colors And Shapes Can Be Heard By The Blind: Study
2014-03-11 06:52:16

[ Watch the Video: EyeMusic Live Demo at AIPAC ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Normally, people perceive colors and shapes visually, but what if you could "hear" them? A new study from Hebrew University shows that using sensory substitution devices (SSDs), colors and shapes can now be conveyed to the brain noninvasively through other senses. Prof. Amir Amedi, of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences and the Institute for Medical Research...

2014-03-10 04:21:19

Angelika Braun Discusses Patient Outcomes with Subretinal Implants at the XVII Congreso de Sociedad Espanola de Retina y Vitreo (SERV) 2014 SEVILLA, Spain, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Angelika Braun, clinical engineer at Retina Implant AG, presented results from the Company's multicenter clinical trial for the first time in Spain at the XVII...


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