By Nsikan Akpan | May 16, 2013 05:27 PM EDT
New security risks found in sensors for heart devices, consumer electronics
By Amber Moore | Dec 17, 2012 05:29 PM EST
Researchers have found a way to turn ordinary heart muscle cells into pacemaker cells just by inserting a gene.
By Makini Brice | Dec 10, 2012 11:58 AM EST
Researchers conducted "deep-brain stimulation" in an effort to help fight the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
By Amber Moore | Nov 05, 2012 12:23 PM EST
Researchers have developed new kind of cardiac device that uses heartbeat to power itself.
By Makini Brice | Oct 17, 2012 05:46 PM EDT
Researchers have found that, as pacemakers have become more technologically advanced, they have also made themselves more vulnerable.
By Amy Norton | Sep 27, 2012 11:05 AM EDT
The number of Americans getting pacemakers implanted has risen in the past two decades - and the recipients are increasingly older and sicker.
By Andrew M. Seaman | Sep 14, 2012 09:40 AM EDT
It's estimated that between one million and two million people die worldwide each year because they do not have access to pacemakers.