Tag: "device" at medical news
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...ne of the most common types of brain tumour. The device
uses low intensity electrical fields delivered via...d die off instead of dividing and growing. The device
was developed by a team of researchers led by Professor Yoram Palti at the Technion-Israel Institute...
Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S
...life-threatening abnormal heart rhythm occurs, the device
will activate and restore the rhythm to normal. They are considered for use in people who have survived a cardiac arrest and in those who are felt to be at risk of a life-threatening rhythm disturbance. In a related commentary, Dr. Christopher ...
New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched
...world's smallest rechargeable SCS neuromodulation device
for the treatment of chronic pain of the trunk, back and limbs. Precision Plus provides physicians with EGL Scan(TM), the first and only SCS lead scanning technology. The Precision Plus system also features an improved remote control and charger to s...
A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing
... of artificial phalanges. 'Having a body-powered device
leaves little room for mechanical failure,' Didric... depress a lever on the X-Finger, articulating the device
in proportion to the pressure exerted. The precision mechanism guides the digit's movements to mat...
New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea
A tongue-tying device
that effectively pulls the tongue closer to the ja...o the researchers, patients are unable to feel the device
in their mouth. "Results with the first patients treated are very encouraging," said Evert Hamans...
Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?
... the V-2, which runs on methanol using a reforming device
to convert the methanol to hydrogen. The systems on these cars are so big, particularly the reformer on the methanol car, that both versions are only able to have two seats. There are many obstacles to over come before hydrogen can be used as fuel....
NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella
...development company that is developing a biosensor device
to detect e.coli and salmonella announced today an...aximize its ability to pursue bringing a biosensor device
to market, the Company will evaluate potential relationships with a range of third parties, includin...
Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant
Tenaxis Medical, Inc., a medical device
company founded in 2004 to bring high performance surgical sealants to the vascular and general surgical markets, announced that vascular surgeons at the Krankenhaus Friedrichstadt in Dresden, Germany were the first to clinically use their novel hig...
The Chattier Gender
...onds every 12.5 minutes, and did not know when the device
MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter
...eck fingertip pulse oximeter, a medical monitoring device
that performs fast and accurate measurement of ox...c to adult, and use of standard AAA batteries. The device
also passes IPX2 testing against water ingress. Today's medical community knows MedAir for its acc...
Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time
...o real-time heart rate transmission, the Signalife device
is capable of broadcasting single ECG channel data...d us with continuous medical guidelines during the device
development. We are extremely satisfied with the performance of our technology in this challenging e...
Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare
...mpact on both healthcare professionals and medical device
manufacturers. According to a series of reports pu...y existing online healthcare providers and medical device
manufacturers," said Peter Kruger, Analyst with Wireless Healthcare, who went on to explain: "This n...
FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients
...Food and Administration has approved a new robotic device
called the Myomo e100, designed to help stroke pat...it the market shortly. Worn as an arm brace, the device
works by sensing weak electrical activity in patients arm muscles and providing just enough assistan...
Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved
...ptics Inc. claims the invention is the first Lasik device
to correct one of a patient's eyes to see far (myo...'s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, the device
will reduce the need for reading glasses for adults 40 and older, who have laser in-situ keratomileu...
Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV
...als another disappointing find in the search for a device
to curb HIV infection in women. Nancy Padian, ...e news that the diaphragm, a sort of contraceptive device
worn tightly to shield the cervix, failed to prevent HIV infection, is the latest in a growing list ...
Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG
...ernational Journal of Electronic Healthcare. The device
measures electrical signals from the heart, analys...text service, together with patient details. The device
could give patients who have already had one heart attack a much greater chance of receiving life-sa...
FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc
...er for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA. "This device
will help relieve pain and restore function." Ce...f 541 patients. The clinical study showed that the device
improved neck and/or arm pain, and was as safe and effective as cervical fusion. The approval deci...
Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand
...wn,' said Mr Gow. Lighter than a real hand, the device
capitalizes on the brain's determination to try to...very day I have this hand, it surprises me.' The device
is on sale privately, with an entirely lifelike version for around 13,000. It could be available on ...
Briton Set for Pacific Solo Odyssey to Highlight Warming
...ptance stage." An uncooperative water filtration device
delayed her San Francisco launch. If the water maker gets temperamental in the open seas, Savage will spend four hours daily working a hand pump. She is packing her craft with three months worth of freeze-dried food, snack bars and dehydrated fruit...
US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU
...left for home, with that experimental heart-assist device
that keeps his heart pumping. Hospital officials...r mechanical pump was tried out. It is an external device
that can only be used in an ICU and is intended to support a patient for a month or two. Over the n...
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