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Amputee Feels Sensory Rich Information In Real-time With Bionic Hand
2014-02-06 10:59:41

[ Watch The Video: Amputee Feels in Real-Time with Bionic Hand ] Hillary Sanctuary - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Dennis Aabo Sorensen is the first amputee in the world to feel sensory rich information -- in real-­time -- with a prosthetic hand wired to nerves in his upper arm; Sorensen could grasp objects intuitively and identify what he was touching while blindfolded. Nine years after an accident caused the loss of his left hand, Dennis Aabo Sørensen from Denmark...

walking feet
2014-01-18 05:18:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Before most humans turn one year old – walking appears to be a complete mystery. However, not long after we take our first steps, walking around becomes a mundane mode of transportation we rarely give a second thought to. Now, researchers from Oregon State University have found a unique interaction between the ankle, knee, muscles and tendons that reveals how a leg moving forward during walking maximizes motion while using the...

Silver Nanowires Hold Promise For Wearable , Multifunctional sensors
2014-01-17 13:02:22

North Carolina State University North Carolina State University researchers have used silver nanowires to develop wearable, multifunctional sensors that could be used in biomedical, military or athletic applications, including new prosthetics, robotic systems and flexible touch panels. The sensors can measure strain, pressure, human touch and bioelectronic signals such as electrocardiograms. “The technology is based on either physical deformation or “fringing” electric field...

2014-01-16 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research Report published "Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cardiac-prosthetic-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market (Mechanical Heart Valves,...

2014-01-15 23:04:19

VALOR is now available in thousands of SPS clinics worldwide and online. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Swiftwick, a leading producer of athletic compression socks, is proud to announce a new partnership with Southern Prosthetics Supply (SPS), the world’s largest orthotics and prosthetics distributor. By becoming a supply chain partner with SPS, Swiftwick is able to provide its VALOR amputee liner sock more efficiently to even more consumers. The VALOR benefits amputees by...

2014-01-15 08:28:25

First Implantable Myoelectric Sensor for Prosthetic Control Brings New Hope to Amputees VALENCIA, Calif., Jan.15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alfred Mann Foundation (AMF) today announced the first subject, a U.S. Marine, SSgt James Sides, as a recipient of its highly anticipated IMES System (implantable myoelectric sensor) - an experimental system that holds the promise of being the first minimally invasive, intuitive, multi-channel control system for prosthetics intended for long term...

2014-01-14 23:27:10

50 Legs Partners with Rosen Hotel Group to Provide Amputee New Leg (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 50 Legs (founded by former professional wrestler Steve Chamberland) is a nationwide Non Profit (501c3) based in Tampa Bay, Florida, focused on purchasing prosthetic legs for amputees who cannot afford them. A young charity of only 3 years, 50 Legs helped dozens of children, adults, vets, and also provided assistance to the Boston bombing victims. http://youtu.be/JN5JtsKClY4 50 Legs latest...

2014-01-09 23:03:11

New research report “Rehabilitation Robot, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeleton Market” drawn up by WinterGreen Research has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the global market for rehabilitation robots, active prostheses and exoskeletons is poised to touch the USD 1.8 billion mark by 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The relearning of any functions lost by humans depends primarily on the stimulation of the desire to overcome the...

2014-01-08 23:28:18

ResearchMoz include new market research report "Worldwide Rehabilitation Robots, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeletons Market 2014 Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts 2020" to its huge collection of research reports. View Full Report - http://www.researchmoz.us/rehabilitation-robots-active-prostheses-and-exoskeletons-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Rehabilitation robot market size at $43.3 million is...

French Patient Recovering Well After Receiving First Long-Term Artificial Heart
2013-12-30 07:02:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Less than two weeks after becoming the first person ever to receive a long-term artificial heart, a 75-year-old Frenchman is said to be recovering well, various media outlets reported on Sunday. Professor Daniel Duveau, one of the surgeons who performed the December 18 operation at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris, said that the man was “awake, feeding himself and talking with his family,” according to Reuters...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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