Navigation Links

Tag: "defibrillator" at biology news

Implanted Devices Detect High-Risk Heart Failure Patients

...lity of already weakened heart muscle. Second, the defibrillator "shocks" the heart back into normal rhythm whenever the heart beats irregularly. In addition to maintaining the heart, the devices also collect heartbeat-by-heartbeat data that can be downloaded from the device and entered into a computer. One use o...

New defibrillator signals doctor of patient's irregular heartbeat or device malfunction

... U.S. to implant into a patient a new FDA-approved defibrillator which automatically signals the doctor via wireles...Biotronik's Lumos DR-T implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) sends a signal to a satellite via a small transmitter that can be placed on a nightstand, worn...

Study: Paramedics save more lives when they don't follow the rules

...ions. "Intubating the patient and waiting for the defibrillator to do its analysis takes time ?time a cardiac arre...val rates are better only if an automated external defibrillator (AED) is available and is used soon after the cardiac arrest. ...

Prototype just-in-time medical device enables untrained bystanders to save lives

..." a pressure-sensing headrest, an anesthesia mask, defibrillator pads, and a video screen and speakers that transmit audio and visual cues to tell the user what to do and give him or her feedback about actions taken. The cues were based on American Heart Association protocols. Half the 40 participants used the J...

MIT: Pulsing light silences overactive neurons

...ly give their brains an electric jolt, acting as a defibrillator to shut down overactive neurons. This new research opens up the possibility of an optical implant that could do the same thing, using light instead of electricity. The Media Lab neuroengineering group plans to start studying such devices in transgeni...

Are one-third of costly implanted heart devices unnecessary? New study suggests yes

...a subset of patients who meet current criteria for defibrillator placement may not benefit at all from ICDs," says Paul Chan, M.D., M.Sc., senior author and a fellow in cardiovascular medicine at the U-M Medical School. "Use of the MTWA test, which has been covered by Medicare since spring of 2006, could truly hel...

1

Other Tags
(Date:9/17/2014)... at UTSouthwestern Medical Center have found that the most ... apoE3, helps repair the lining of blood vessels. Individuals ... benefit of this repair, putting them at higher risk ... identified one mechanism by which apoE3 promotes a healthy ... detrimental," said Dr. Philip Shaul , Professor of ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... social behavior by studying nonhuman mammals and primates, but ... their unusually large brains relative to their body size ... environment---not merely in a large population of cooperating creatures, ... setting of alliances and competitors. The same is true ... social carnivores, like hyenas and lions. , A new ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... (17 September, 2014)More than $100 trillion in cumulative ... annual carbon dioxide (CO2)a 40 percent reduction of ... if the world expands public transportation, walking and ... released by the University of California, Davis, and ... , Further, an estimated 1.4 million early ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Protein variant may boost cardiovascular risk by hindering blood vessel repair 2Being social: Learning from the behavior of birds 2Global shift away from cars saves US$100 trillion, eliminates 1,700 MT of CO2 pollution 2Global shift away from cars saves US$100 trillion, eliminates 1,700 MT of CO2 pollution 3Global shift away from cars saves US$100 trillion, eliminates 1,700 MT of CO2 pollution 4Global shift away from cars saves US$100 trillion, eliminates 1,700 MT of CO2 pollution 5
(Date:9/18/2014)... PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... announces the launch of Good Neighbor Pharmacy University, ... access information that will educate and empower pharmacy ... “As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, Good ... as we deliver resources and tools to help ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... London. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CD-adapco, ... Aided Engineering software, today announced its new partnership with ... utilizing the CD-adapco simulation tool, STAR-CCM+® in the design ... announced its participation in the 35th America’s Cup taking ... edition of the America’s Cup is sustainability, the set ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... of college-educated parents eat more vegetables and drink less ... of British Columbia. But it,s still not enough, the ... falling short when it comes to eating healthier at ... an indicator of socioeconomic status, may inform a child,s ... parents completed some post-secondary education were 85 per cent ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... German . ... won the ,International Space Station Research Competition, with their ... the scientists will see the International Space Station crew ... crystallizing two proteins of the hepatitis C virus under ... International Space Station is scheduled to lift off from ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Cary, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Relias ... the health and human services markets, today announced it has ... the fastest growing private companies in America. , In the ... growth, and moved up almost 2,000 spots on the Inc. ... in 2012. , “The industries we serve continue ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Good Neighbor Pharmacy University Keeps Pharmacists Ahead of the Curve 2Health News:Ben Ainslie Racing Using STAR-CCM+ Simulation Software to Design 35th America’s Cup Racing Boat 2Health News:Kids eat better if their parents went to college 2Health News:Hepatitis C virus proteins in space 2Health News:Relias Learning Named to Inc. 5000 List for Second Consecutive Year 2
Other Contents