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cardiac

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'Biowire' could be major step toward viable cardiac patches

Tech out of Toronto allows researchers to make mature tissue from human cardiac cell samples for the first time, which could eventually lead to biodegradable surgical patches that remain in the body.

By June 26, 2013

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FDA approves single-lead implantable cardiac defibrillator

The device comes with a cellular-based home monitoring system that allows physicians to detect a range of heart-related events, including silent arrhythmias.

By February 25, 2013

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3D-printed heart saves baby's life

Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.

By October 14, 2014

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Now accepting submissions: The 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards

Submissions are now open for the Bluetooth Special Interest Group's 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards.

By September 29, 2014

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Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.

By May 25, 2014

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Samsung chairman stable after suffering heart attack

Lee Kun-hee, 72, undergoes surgery after suffering from breathing difficulties that required him to be resuscitated.

By May 11, 2014

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A beating patch of cells could mend broken hearts

Harvard researchers create a heart patch using gels and 3D-printing technology that could someday lessen reliance on transplant surgery.

By March 18, 2014

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Ep. 1428: Where we see in HD

A legit iPhone app that can improve your vision beyond 20/20; a new genre of music whose drum beats come from cardiac rhythms; a town begging for Google's attention; and a pro-tip for how to keep YouTube streaming in the background of your iPhone.

By February 19, 2014

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The 404 1,428: Where we see in HD (podcast)

A legit iPhone app that can increase your vision higher than 20/20, a new genre of music whose drum beats come from cardiac rhythms, a town begging for Google's attention, and a pro-tip on how to keep YouTube streaming in the background of your iPhone.

By February 19, 2014

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Tiny 'flashlight' sees inside heart and blood vessels

A tiny doughnut-shaped chip that attaches to the end of a catheter could improve the way doctors peek inside our circulatory systems.

By February 19, 2014