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Implantable devices to be powered by organosilicon compounds in the future

... been possible without the availability of lithium batteries that supply power, thereby ensuring functionality ...rily reliable and work continuously for years, the batteries that power implantables are indispensable in everything from pacemakers to the electronic stimulator...

Battery power from viruses in the pipeline

...ntage of this technology is that in the future car batteries could be these rather than gasoline. Science journal has published the work....

Alternative to the Conventional Seizure Treatment

...imulator is about $180. The monthly retail cost of batteries and electrodes is $150 to $170. Source Eurekaert...

First Implantable artificial heart gets FDA’s approva

...ause of the internal battery. There are 2 external batteries also in this system that permit the patient to fre...ours. Plugging into an electrical outlet while the batteries are being recharged can charge the system. The size of the device permits it to be implanted only ...

Robot Wheelchair Maybe Helpful for Wheelchair-dependent Patients

...ntrols. The HLPR chair's drive, steering motors, batteries and control electronics are positioned to keep its center of gravity--even when carrying a patient--within the wheelbase. This allows a person, weighing up to 300 pounds, to rotate out, from the inner chair frame, over a toilet, chair or bed while su...

Solar vaccine cooler invented by Indian Scientist

... eco-friendly solution that will replaces the lead batteries and chlorofluorocarbons responsible for ozone depl...plex. Shende said, 'SolarChill does not use lead batteries or kerosene used in conventional solar chillers. Instead, we use the sun's energy to create a thick ...

Secrets of the Heart's Signals

...ades, defibrillators have become smaller and their batteries last longer but nothing has changed much in terms of the actual mechanisms as far as affecting the electrical activity of the heart." Trayanova's current model is based on a healthy rabbit heart. Although small, rabbit hearts are very similar in st...

Space-Age Bandage Monitors Patients With Raynaud's Disease

...nexpectedly interrupted. The monitoring system's batteries store enough energy to operate for several months, and devices can be cleaned and reinitialized for use with multiple patients. The device was developed by APL researchers, in collaboration with physicians from the Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center,...

Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees

...s, need to be charged more frequently, while large batteries are too heavy....

Heart-Assist Device Gives Culver City Man a Good Quality of Life

...onnected to an external fanny pack of rechargeable batteries by thin electrical cords that exit the body through an opening in the skin. Earlier LVADs required patients to always be tethered to a large console, but the HeartMate XVE gives patients like Heiner the ability to move freely and live at home with fe...

Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin

...ly approve "active" devices which contain internal batteries and can be updated as a patient's condition changes. The association warned of "potential social consequences" such as using the devices for surveillance which could be an infringement on individual liberties. It recommended that the devices not ...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

...d be used to power electrical appliances or charge batteries or it could be used to cool the surface of the dew panels, which would allow the structure to produce water all day long....

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