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2014-01-14 08:35:36

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions, Inc. ( www.MindSolutionsCorp.com ) (OTCQB: VOIS), is pleased to see Intel and other Fortune 500 companies eager to enter the brain-computer-interface (BCI) market. Following this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the Company has seen a surge in top technology companies seeking to enter the market. What was once a space reserved for small, innovative companies that were ahead of their time, The BCI sector is...

2014-01-13 23:01:33

Wimbledon Health Partners, a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing announced expanded services in New York state. As of February 1st, Wimbledon Health Partners will now be offering needle EMGs in coordination with the existing NCV testing. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Wimbledon Health Partners, a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing...

2014-01-10 23:03:41

The global nerve repair and regeneration market is segmented into peripheral nerve repair and neuromodulation segments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nerve-repair-regeneration-market-883.html (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 The “Nerve Repair & Regeneration Market by Xenografts (Conduits, Protectors), Neuromodulation [Internal (Spinal Cord, Deep Brain)], External (Transcranial Magnetic)], Surgery [Direct Nerve Repair, Grafting, Stem Cell] - Global Trend & Forecast to...

2014-01-10 08:23:35

BOSTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Mental Health has prioritized the development of a rapidly acting treatment for depression as a key research goal. As a result, NIMH created the Rapidly Acting Treatments for Treatment Resistant Depression (RAPID) program to identify and test promising antidepressant interventions. Tal Medical's LFMS technology was selected to be tested in the first trial as part of the RAPID program. Historically, depression treatments...

2014-01-08 12:31:02

2014 procedures expected to increase 31% over 8-year total as intraoperative MRI utilization expands to improve outcomes in growing number of neurosurgical applications MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that an internal study of 40 worldwide VISIUS(®) Surgical Theatre hospital customers indicates that nearly 13,000 patients have been treated using intraoperative MRI (iMRI) since the first...

2014-01-08 12:28:18

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system and currently afflicts over one million people in North America, and more than five million people worldwide, according to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. While medication can curb symptoms, one of the most heartbreaking aspects of Parkinson's disease is that medications often lose efficacy as the disease progresses. Severe symptoms of Parkinson's...

2014-01-07 08:32:02

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions, Inc. ( www.MindSolutionsCorp.com ) (OTCQB: VOIS), has resumed sales efforts on their Thought-Controlled software applications. The Company is focused on increasing revenue through online sales to hospitals, institutions and individuals. The Company has received orders from the VA Medical Center among others, in order for patients with disabilities to be able to operate their computer for everyday use. The Company is in the...

2013-12-19 23:04:23

Transparency Market Research Report has published "Neuromodulation Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse full report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/global-neuromodulation-devices-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Neuromodulation Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis,...

2013-12-19 10:39:56

Deep brain stimulation may have a beneficial effect on driving ability for people with Parkinson's disease, according to a new study published in the December 18, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Deep brain stimulation uses a surgical implant similar to a pacemaker to send electrical impulses to the brain. "Up until now, we weren't sure how deep brain stimulation would affect driving," said study author Carsten Buhmann, MD, of...


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.