News tagged with electrical devices
The type of sensors that pick up the rhythm of a beating heart in implanted cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers are vulnerable to tampering, according to a new study conducted in controlled laboratory conditions.
Cardiology May 16, 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 |
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 |
A team of neuroengineers based at Brown University has developed a fully implantable and rechargeable wireless brain sensor capable of relaying real-time broadband signals from up to 100 neurons in freely ...
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Australian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a "world first" bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.
Ophthalmology Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0
Magnetic fields generated by microscopic devices implanted into the brain may be able to modulate brain-cell activity and reduce symptoms of several neurological disorders. Micromagnetic stimulation appears to generate the ...
Neuroscience Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mapping the human brain, with its billions of neurons, is one of science's most elusive projects. But a new federal program—the $100 million Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative ...
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An experimental device converted energy from a beating heart to provide enough electricity to power a pacemaker, in a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The police use of stun guns increases the risk of injuries for those on the receiving end, but tends to increase officer safety, according to the most comprehensive study of such devices to date.
Health May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women who want to reduce their risk of breast cancer may have heard they should avoid exposure to industrial chemicals but scientific evidence has so far not proven a direct link, said a US group Wednesday.
Cancer Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society, along with key specialty societies, today released appropriate use criteria for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization ...
Cardiology Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children dependent on electrically powered medical devices for life support and maintenance are vulnerable to an unexpected loss of power and their parents are ill-prepared to deal with it, according to an abstract ...
Health Oct 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 1