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2014-01-27 08:28:26

510(k) filing follows recent FDA clearance of CerenaTMS(TM) SUNNYVALE, Calif. and BALTIMORE, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eNeura Inc., a privately held medical technology company, announced today that it filed a 510(k) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the SpringTMS(®) transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) device. SpringTMS is a second-generation medical device based on eNeura's ground-breaking CerenaTMS(TM), which recently received FDA clearance for the...

Stalling Symptoms Of Parkinson's Disease Using Long-term Spinal Cord Stimulation
2014-01-24 11:11:58

Duke University Medical Center Researchers at Duke Medicine have shown that continuing spinal cord stimulation appears to produce improvements in symptoms of Parkinson's disease, and may protect critical neurons from injury or deterioration. The study, performed in rats, is published online Jan. 23, 2014, in the journal Scientific Reports. It builds on earlier findings from the Duke team that stimulating the spinal cord with electrical signals temporarily eased symptoms of the...

2014-01-22 12:26:19

New Guidelines Support Use by Migraine Specialists in the UK SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eNeura Inc., a privately held medical technology company, announced today that the United Kingdom's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published interventional procedure guidance recommending Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for the treatment of migraine. The new guidelines are based on a thorough technology appraisal, which includes...

Retraining Brain In Real Time
2014-01-21 14:57:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ever wonder what your brain is thinking? Well, a new device developed by scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University enables people to see their own brain activity in real time and control or adjust function in specific brain regions. In their report, which was published in the journal NeuroImage, The McGill team speculated that their device could be used as a possible remedial tool to manage...

2014-01-15 23:28:55

Before using any TENS unit, Orthoco stresses the importance of prepping the skin surface with a specialized skin prep prior to applying TENS electrodes for daily TENS treatment. Wynnewood, PA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Importance of Using TENS Electrode Skin Preps Patients who need to cope with pain use TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) to alleviate the pain. While it is important to use high quality TENS electrodes to ensure effective contact, skin preparation prior to...

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...


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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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