16 Results for

defibrillator

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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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Citizen scientists map 1,400 defibrillators in Philly contest

More than 300 people in an eight-week crowdsourcing contest search for automated external defibrillators in over 525 buildings across Philadelphia.

By November 5, 2012

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SnoopDogg takes to Instagram to insult LeBron

Not everyone is enamored of LeBron James' return to Cleveland. SnoopDogg holds, um, Kobe Bryant up as a better ideal.

By July 13, 2014

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When a machine threatens to cut off your health insurance

How much do humans supervise the machines that participate in customer service? One person's experience with Blue Shield of California suggests: "Not much at all."

By April 13, 2014

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Could your heart power its own pacemaker?

From battery life to pure life, new research shows we're getting closer to a future where important implanted and wearable health devices could run on power collected from our own organs.

By January 23, 2014

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DecaWave chip adds accuracy when locating indoor objects

The ScenSor DW1000 tunes in to wireless technology to let people locate important items such as medical equipment or even children.

By November 8, 2013

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Scientists shine a light on irregular heart beats

Biomedical engineers out of Johns Hopkins and Stony Brook say gentle beams of light -- instead of electric jolts -- could be used to treat arrhythmias in the near future.

By August 28, 2013

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Heartbeats now in 3D, no special glasses required

Rhythmia receives FDA clearance in cardiac catheter ablations to diagnose or treat heartbeat abnormalities.

By July 29, 2013

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Zio stick-on heart rhythm monitor 'the Netflix of heart care'

More than half the participants in a study who wore the wireless digital device avoided unnecessary follow-up care, while it may have saved the life of one participant.

By May 15, 2012

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Women gamers have more sex, study finds

A study commissioned by Gamehouse shows that women gamers have more sex than non-gamers and even have it more often. They are also, apparently, more sociable.

By November 17, 2011