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First non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation therapy for acute pain

First non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation therapy for acute pain

Apr 21, 2017 United States
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the use of gammaCore® (non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator) for the acute treatment of pain associated with episodic cluster headache in adult patients.
3D printed patch can help mend a broken heart

3D printed patch can help mend a broken heart

Apr 19, 2017 United States
A team of biomedical engineering researchers has created a revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack.
Bioelectronics research into implantable devices

Bioelectronics research into implantable devices

Apr 18, 2017 United States
Bioelectronic medicine is a vision far from today's medical practice.
New technique studies neuromodulation in real time

New technique studies neuromodulation in real time

Apr 14, 2017 3 United States
Researchers have developed a light-sensitive technique to visualize and manipulate neuromodulation with unprecedented spatial and temporal precision.
IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

Apr 12, 2017
IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 18 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 May 2017 (www.IDTechEx.com/europe).
New depths in neuroscience: advances may help meld man with machine

New depths in neuroscience: advances may help meld man with machine

Apr 12, 2017 Worldwide
Neural probes have long been a staple of neuroscience research, but in 1978 Dr. William Dobelle demonstrated they could do much more.
Solar fuels: an industry in infancy

Solar fuels: an industry in infancy

Apr 12, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx analyst Dr Laura Baers gives an overview of solar fuels and explains why artificial photosynthesis is still difficult to bring to market.
A new jolt in the field of pain management:  PEMF technology

A new jolt in the field of pain management: PEMF technology

Apr 10, 2017 3 Worldwide
Pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapy holds promise as an exciting, effective, non-pharmacologic alternative to traditional treatment regimens. In this article, IDTechEx will detail the recent approval, advantages, and potential additional applications of PEMF technology.
As immunotherapy gains popularity, CAR-Ts forge a path of their own

As immunotherapy gains popularity, CAR-Ts forge a path of their own

Apr 7, 2017 Worldwide
The CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor-T cell) development race has been closely followed over the past few years with key industry players achieving orphan drug or breakthrough therapy statuses for treating certain cancers.
Bio-sensing contact lens could someday measure bodily functions

Bio-sensing contact lens could someday measure bodily functions

Apr 6, 2017 1 United States
Scientists say the bio-sensing lenses, based on technology that led to the development of smartphones with more vivid displays, also could potentially be used to track drug use or serve as an early detection system for cancer and other serious medical conditions.
Europe's Most Important Event on Emerging Technologies

Europe's Most Important Event on Emerging Technologies

Apr 5, 2017
The IDTechEx Show! takes place on 10 & 11 May in Berlin, hosting over 200 exhibitors and over 3,000 attendees.
Biology with an electrical edge

Biology with an electrical edge

Apr 5, 2017 Worldwide
Bio-Electronics? The word broken down is Biology and Electronics. So then is Bio-electronics some sort of hybrid cross between Biology and Electronics? A love child of some sort? Well... not exactly.
IDTechEx Recruits Event VP Expanding Presence in North America

IDTechEx Recruits Event VP Expanding Presence in North America

Apr 3, 2017
IDTechEx, the analyst and events firm covering emerging technologies, announces the expansion of its North American office with the hiring of Mary Ellen Guerrlich as VP Business Development, Events.