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Scientists Find That Targeted Brain Stimulation Aids Stroke Recovery In Mice
2014-08-21 03:19:57

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 mice showed significantly greater recovery in motor ability than mice that had experienced strokes but whose brains weren't stimulated. These findings, which will be published online Aug. 18 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could...

2014-08-21 04:21:27

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 36 blind patients with retinitis pigmentosa will receive groundbreaking Argus II 'bionic eye' treatment starting in September Second Sight Medical Products Inc. (Second Sight) today announces that the French Ministry of Health has officially approved financial support for the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System. Through the Forfait Innovation scheme, the French Government will pay for the first wave of groundbreaking...

2014-08-11 04:21:59

Potentially Life-Changing Subretinal Implant Now Available at Six Leading Eye Clinics Across Germany REUTLINGEN, Germany, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that the Company's Alpha IMS microchip was granted NUB innovation status and will now be reimbursed by Germany's statutory health insurance system. Insuring 90 percent of the country's citizens, the German...

2014-08-07 15:43:27

The JAMA Network Journals Use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) programmed with long-detection intervals for ventricular arrhythmias was associated with an increase in the time to first hospitalization and reductions in hospitalization rate, length of stay and costs, compared with standard interval programming, according to a study in the August 6 issue of JAMA. An ICD programming strategy that allows delayed detection of arrhythmias has been shown to reduce unnecessary...

2014-08-05 23:01:02

Neuromodulation is the fastest growing segment within the U.S. Neurological Market and is projected to experience double-digit growth, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 According to a new report series by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. Neuromodulation Device Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 10% from 2013 to 2020. This market represents the largest and fastest...

2014-08-04 12:31:42

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_states_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States...

2014-08-04 12:26:21

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cardiac Defibrillators - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/cardiac_defibrillators_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch: BRICSS Cardiac Defibrillators market value is expected to reach US$1.5 billion by 2016, primarily...

2014-08-04 12:25:49

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/cardiac_rhythm_management_crm_devices_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch: BRICSS Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices sector forecasts to reach at...

2014-07-23 23:04:32

MarketOptimizer.org adds “North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Inquire before Buying @ http://www.marketoptimizer.org/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=7868. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 “North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices market. The...

2014-07-23 12:31:49

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Neurostimulation: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070063/Neurostimulation-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global neurostimulation devices market is expected to reach $3.8 billion in 2013 and $4.1 billion in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.5%.This report provides:An overview of the global market for...


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