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Startup companies founded by physician entrepreneurs are an important source of patents used in developing innovative new medical devices, suggests a study in the May issue of Medical Care. ...
Other Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Using a miniature electronic device implanted in the brain, scientists have tapped into the internal reward system of mice, prodding neurons to release dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure.
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Functional loss of limb control in individuals with spinal cord injury or stroke can be caused by interruption of the neural pathways between brain and spinal cord, although the neural circuits located above and below the ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are as safe for teenagers – including those who have never given birth – as they are for adults, according to research from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Infective endocarditis related to a cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED), corticosteroid therapy, and other comorbidities are tied to reduced short- and long-term survival, according ...
Cardiology Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Primary care physicians are more or less likely to prescribe long-acting reversible contraception such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) to adolescents based on their knowledge, skills, clinical ...
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Federal health officials have issued a rare warning about doctors' ownership of shares in medical device companies that allow them to profit from performing surgeries with those products.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new, implantable device for treating chronic pain passes an important safety test.
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced today that it was awarded a $9.25 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to further ...
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A compact, self-contained sensor recorded and transmitted brain activity data wirelessly for more than a year in early stage animal tests, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. ...
Neuroscience Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
ConservoCare, LLC, a spinoff of research at Case Western Reserve University, has obtained license options through the university's Technology Transfer Office to develop a medical device for bladder control.
Other Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Mayo Clinic study has concluded that patients with implanted cardiac devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators can safely drive or ride in an electric car without risk of electromagnetic interference (EMI).
Cardiology Mar 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The transistors and wires that power our electronic devices need to be mounted on a base material known as a "motherboard." Our human brain is not so different—neurons, the cells that transmit electrical ...
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with spinal cord injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile limbs injuries show strong association of wheelchairs as part of their body, not extension of immobile ...
Medical research Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A bedside electronic device that measures eye movements can successfully determine whether the cause of severe, continuous, disabling dizziness is a stroke or something benign, according to results of a small study led by ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |