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Heart rate monitors, pacemakers, cardioverter-defibrillators, and neural stimulators constitute broad classes of electronic implants that rely on battery power for... Read More »
Kahwash and Ohio State cardiologist Dr. Scott Lilly are part of a multi-center study that's evaluating a dime-size implant intended to relieve the high pressure... Read More »
HemoSep is a device designed to recover blood that is spilled in major trauma surgeries and open heart surgeries. The device helps with the process of autotransfusion ... Read More »
Snaking a catheter through an artery in your groin and up to your heart might not sound like “fun” but when compared to open-heart surgery you have to ask ... Read More »
Researchers at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have developed a new biomimetic strategy to deliver blood-clot-dissolving nanotherapeutics directly to... Read More »
Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, along with Scripps Research Institute and Sanford-Burnham Institute, have developed synthetic blood... Read More »
Enjoy this week’s wrap up of trending medical news!   Rats paralyzed due to spinal cord injury walking again thanks to new therapy Rats that... Read More »
A new non-invasive technique for stimulation of the brain has helped healthy individuals learn new walking patterns more rapidly. This suggests that the technique... Read More »
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is an incurable cancer that affects more than 16,000 Americans annually. A recent study by the Ohio State University Comprehensive... Read More »
Anonymous Does anyone know where I can find out more about this research?
Jun 5, 2012
Researchers from University of California, Santa Barbara, Scripps Research Institute and Sanford-Burnham Institute have developed synthetic blood platelets. Platelets ... Read More »
Diagnosing diseases such as HIV and leukemia could soon be as simple as screening cells using an inexpensive, portable device. The new chip can focus cells into a... Read More »
Daniel PorterI bet flow cytometry could be a useful technique in a variety of fields -- could they possibly implement a single FC device for a variety of applications?
May 30, 2012
Aurora SterlingI don't see why not. Seems like it would be fairly straightforward to adapt this for other uses.
May 30, 2012
University of Washington bioengineers have developed the first structure to grow small human blood vessels, creating a 3-D test bed that offers a better way to study... Read More »
Italian doctors are reporting that they kept a 16-month-old boy alive for 13 days as he waited for a heart transplant by implanting him with the world’s... Read More »
The European Society of Cardiology launched new recommendations on devices, drugs and diagnosis in heart failure the during this week’s the Heart Failure... Read More »
Skin cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer or lymphoma sometimes occur after a heart transplant because of the immune suppressing drugs used to prevent rejection ... Read More »
An inexpensive and accurate Bluetooth fetal heart rate monitoring system has been developed by researchers in India. Vijay Chourasia of the LNM Institute of... Read More »
A study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that high-throughput sequencing, a high-speed DNA-decoding technology, detects the... Read More »
St. Jude Medical, Inc. has developed a renal denervation system that reduces blood pressure in patients with therapy-resistant hypertension. About 25 percent of... Read More »
Here’s the top medical news of this week! Promising new HIV treatments give hope for eventual cure   The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)... Read More »
This week, Roche announced it has discontinued development of its cholesterol drug dalcetrapib, marking the end of the story for a drug once touted as a potential... Read More »