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2014-05-05 12:29:04

In the news release, U.S.

First Implant Of World’s Smallest, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Pacemaker
2014-05-05 03:35:43

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) today announced its first implant of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) in the Midwest. The device was implanted by Dr. Charles Gornick as part of the global pivotal clinical trial.

2014-04-29 23:11:01

UVA technique tailors pacemaker-defibrillator installation for best outcomes. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Important new research from

2014-04-29 08:37:05

INNSBRUCK, Austria, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European Patent Office honors most important innovations of recent years - Cross reference: Picture is

2014-04-28 16:30:19

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System
2014-04-27 04:18:45

A few decades ago, instruments capable of tapping into a person’s nervous system to help restore movement, sensations or cognitive function seemed impossible. Now, however, researchers have released a how-to guide for those interested in building their own brain-machine interfaces.

2014-04-25 12:26:49

DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report the "Patient Monitoring Device / Equipment / System Market by Product (Blood Glucose, EEG,

2014-04-25 10:11:04

Scientists have bioengineered, in neurons cultured from rats, an enhancement to a cutting edge technology that provides instant control over brain circuit activity with a flash of light.

Existing Cochlear Technology Used To Re-grow Auditory Nerves
2014-04-24 03:24:49

Researchers at UNSW Australia have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, thereby successfully regrowing auditory nerves.

Michigan Man Becomes Fourth Person In US To Receive Bionic Eye
2014-04-24 13:14:36

When Michigan resident Roger Pontz lost his eyesight due to a hereditary disease called retinitis pigmentosa, he probably never expected to seen again. However, Pontz is now seeing faint images of his wife, grandson and cat thanks to a ‘bionic eye’


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