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The Paralyzed Rat That Walked

November 6, 2013 4:02 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

A spinal cord injury can sever the communication between your brain and your body, leading to paralysis. Fresh from his lab, Grégoire Courtine shows a new method -- combining drugs, electrical stimulation and a robot -- that could ...  

Brain-Machine Interface Lets Monkeys Control Arms

November 6, 2013 4:00 pm | by Duke Center for Neuroengineering | Videos | Comments

A virtual monkey avatar is shown from a 3rd person perspective as the movements of the two arms are decoded in real-time from the brain of a rhesus monkey. In the experiment the virtual arms and 3D target objects appear on ...   

Neuroprosthetic Tells Bladder When to 'Go'

November 6, 2013 3:51 pm | by Dr. Daniel Chew & Dr. Evangelos Delivopoulos | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a neuroprosthetic system to artificially control the bladder. The device uses unique microtechnology neural implants to record bladder sensation and provide electrical input to nerves to stimulate or block ...   

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How Neural Circuits Identify Information Needed for Decisions

November 6, 2013 3:51 pm | by Tom Abate, Stanford Engineering | News | Comments

While eating lunch you notice an insect buzzing around your plate. Its color and motion could both influence how you respond. If the insect was yellow and black you might decide it was a bee and move away. Conversely, you might simply ... 

Samsung Aims to Be Top Medical Device Maker

November 6, 2013 10:38 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung wants to be the top medical device maker through acquiring companies and developing its own technologies. In the last three years, Samsung spent $1 billion to buy 14 companies in medical equipment, mobile software and services ...

UCLA Builds a Multisensory Virtual World

November 6, 2013 10:12 am | by Mark Wheeler, University of California - Los Angeles | News | Comments

To survive, animals must explore their world to find the necessities of life. It's a complex task, requiring them to form them a mental map of their environment to navigate the safest and fastest routes to food and water. They also ...   

Lasers Might Be the Cure for Brain Diseases

November 4, 2013 9:47 am | by Johanna Wilde, Chalmers University of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, together with researchers at the Polish Wroclaw University of Technology, have made a discovery that may lead to the curing of diseases such as ...       

Retinal Neurons Research Could Lead to Regenerative Therapies for the Brain

November 1, 2013 10:12 am | by Virginia Tech | News | Comments

Real estate agents emphasize location, location, and – once more for good measure – location. It's the same in a developing brain, where billions of neurons vie for premium property to make connections. Neurons that stake out early claims often...

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A New Way to Monitor Induced Comas

November 1, 2013 10:00 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

After suffering a traumatic brain injury, patients are often placed in a coma to give the brain time to heal and allow dangerous swelling to dissipate. These comas, which are induced with anesthesia drugs, can last for days. During that time, nurses...

Mobile + Apps = Healthcare Future

October 31, 2013 3:57 pm | by IMS Health | News | Comments

This infographic offers highlights of a study that looks at the current state of consumer mobile apps in healthcare—the range of apps available and their functionality, the barriers that exist to their broad use, and what is needed to move apps to a more significant role in improved and cost-effective healthcare systems.

Photos of the Day: New Material for Depression

October 31, 2013 10:47 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

In transcranial magnetic stimulation, special coils create a fluctuating magnetic field that then generates a weak electrical field that can travel through the scalp and skull noninvasively. The electrical signal activates neurons in targeted parts...

How a Metamaterial Might Improve a Depression Treatment

October 31, 2013 10:38 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

A brain stimulation technique that is used to treat tough cases of depression could be considerably improved with a new headpiece designed by University of Michigan engineers. Computer simulations showed that the headpiece—a square array...

New and Improved Way to Scan the Brain

October 29, 2013 2:09 pm | by Center for Tomography Research Laboratory | News | Comments

The Center for Tomography Research Laboratory (CTECH Labs) will introduce the latest technology in brain scanning at the 6th International IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference on Neural Engineering at the Sheraton Hotel...

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New Imaging Research Shows Increased Iron in the Brain in Earliest Stages of MS

October 29, 2013 11:00 am | by University of Western Ontario | News | Comments

While it's been known for over a century that iron deposits in the brain play a role in the pathology of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), new imaging research from Western University (London, Canada) helps to answer the question of whether these...

New Imaging Technology Helps Resolve MS Question

October 29, 2013 10:58 am | by Western University | Videos | Comments

As Western University scientist Ravi Menon, Ph.D., explains, it's been known for over a century that iron deposits in the brain play a role in the pathology of multiple sclerosis, but now, new imaging research from the Robarts Research Institute at...

Neurology Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 13.6 Billion Globally in 2019

October 29, 2013 8:41 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Neurology Devices Market (CSF Shunts, CSF Drainage, Clot Retriever, Snare, Embolic Coil, Flow Diversion, Neurosurgery & Neurostimulation Devices) - Global Industry...

Reverse Medical Corporation Announces Regulatory Approvals for Its Microcatheters for Neurovascular Indications

October 29, 2013 6:15 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Reverse Medical Corporation today announced CE Mark approval, FDA 510k clearance and initial clinical use of their ReVerse Microcatheter product line for intracranial neurovascular use. The device has been granted European Union CE Mark...

Can the 'Right' Helmet Prevent Concussions?

October 28, 2013 12:12 pm | by American Academy of Pediatrics | News | Comments

While many football helmet and mouth guard manufacturers claim that their equipment will lessen impact forces and reduce concussion risk, neither a specific brand nor a higher cost were associated with fewer concussions in adolescent athletes...

Photos of the Day: Biology in 3D

October 28, 2013 11:31 am | by NIH | News | Comments

Using a new type of microscopy developed in the High Resolution Optical Imaging lab at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, researchers in Hari Shroff's lab are able to view individual blood cells moving through a live...

New Microscopes Reveal Live, Developing Cells in Unprecedented 3D Clarity

October 28, 2013 11:08 am | by NIH | News | Comments

Researchers at NIH have developed two new microscopes, both the first of their kind. The first captures small, fast moving organisms at an unprecedented rate and the second displays large cell samples in three dimensions while decreasing the...

FDA Approves GE Brain Imaging Tool for Alzheimer's

October 25, 2013 1:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a radioactive imaging chemical from General Electric to help screen patients for Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The drug, Vizamyl, is an injection of radioactive material designed to...

Important Step Toward Stem Cell-Based Treatment for Stroke

October 25, 2013 12:10 pm | by Lund University | News | Comments

Brain infarction or stroke is caused by a blood clot blocking a blood vessel in the brain, which leads to interruption of blood flow and shortage of oxygen. Now a research group at Lund University, Sweden, has taken an important step towards a...

Lou Gehrig's Disease Study: From Patient Stem Cells to Potential Treatment Strategy

October 25, 2013 11:37 am | by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | News | Comments

Although the technology has existed for just a few years, scientists increasingly use "disease in a dish" models to study genetic, molecular and cellular defects. But a team of doctors and scientists led by researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative...

Study: Strokes Affecting More Younger People

October 24, 2013 1:41 pm | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Strokes are increasingly hitting younger people and the incidence of the crippling condition worldwide could double by 2030, warns the first global analysis of the problem. Though the chances of a stroke jump dramatically with ...  

Zynex Receives Clearance to Market Stroke Recovery Device in China

October 24, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Zynex, Inc., a provider and developer of non-invasive medical devices for electrotherapy and stroke rehabilitation, neurological diagnosis and cardiac monitoring, announced today that China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has granted...

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