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Minimally Invasive Therapies

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Nanotubes help healing hearts keep the beat

Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children’s Hospital.

A team led by bioengineer Jeffrey Jacot and chemical engineer and chemist Matteo Pasquali created… Read more →

Stork OTC Helps to Conceive by Delivering Sperm to The Cervix (VIDEO)

Conceiving a child can be a lot of fun, but when things are not working as expected, sex can become a chore. Now a new device coming to store shelves near you will hopefully lead to lovely new babies without… Read more →

K2M launches EVEREST Minimally Invasive Spinal System at SMISS Global Forum 2014

K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO) (the “Company” or “K2M), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine technologies, techniques and minimally invasive procedures, today announced the launch of EVEREST® Minimally Invasive Spinal… Read more →

Vercise Deep Brain Neurostimulator EU Approved for Tremor (VIDEO)

Boston Scientific received European regulatory approval to offer its Vercise deep brain neurostimulator for treating people with tremor, including essential tremor. The system received previous EU approvals for treating symptoms of Parkinson’s and dystonia.

The device features a rechargeable battery… Read more →

EBS Technologies Electro-Optical Stimulation System Restores Vision Lost Due to Neurological Conditions (VIDEO)

Many people affected by certain types of glaucoma, stroke, traumatic brain injury, and some other diseases lose a great deal of their vision due to neuropathy rather than from damage to the optical components of the eye. The nerve rich… Read more →

Mini Camera Modules Pave Way for Less-Invasive Visualization

Wafer-level packaging, CMOS circuits and MOEMS technologies help realize sub-1-mm camera modules. Imaging and small-sized digital camera modules have become ubiquitous. Only a few years ago, a digital camera recorder was still a considerable investment, and its size and weight… Read more →

Imaging of metastatic cancer may be revolutionized by new non-invasive technique

Bioluminescence, nanoparticles, gene manipulation – these sound like the ideas of a science fiction writer, but, in fact, they are components of an exciting new approach to imaging local and metastatic tumors. In preclinical animal models of metastatic prostate cancer,… Read more →

Breathe Technologies receives CE Mark approval for Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) system

Breathe Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency diseases and neuromuscular diseases, has announced that it received CE Certification for its Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System, enabling the company to market and sell… Read more →

Non-invasive delivery of drugs for effective pain relief

Individuals who are squeamish about injections or are looking for a way to let collagen penetrate deeper into the skin may soon have a solution that is faster, more effective and painless. The key lies in a small adhesive patch… Read more →

Non-invasive brain acoustic drug delivery

Dr. Elisa Konofagou, professor of biomedical engineering and radiology at Columbia University, has shown for the first time that the size of molecules crossing the blood brain barrier (BBB) can be manipulated through acoustic pressure generated by an ultrasound beam.… Read more →

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