- Heart-To-Heart authentication technology turns a patient's heartbeat into a truly unique password.
Deep Brain Stimulation Patient Turns Off Pacemaker To Demonstrate Parkinson's Disease Symptoms [VIDEO]Parkinson's disease patient Andrew Johnson recorded a video of what happens when he turns off his deep brain stimulation (DBS) pacemaker, demonstrating the dramatic relief his implant offers from motor symptoms.
- American doctors blame FDA delays for keeping new, innovative medical devices out of the hands of patients who need them.
- UCLA live-streamed the brain pacemaker implant surgery of Brad Carter, a Parkinson’s disease patient who played his guitar during the video.
- New security risks found in sensors for heart devices, consumer electronics
- Researchers have found a way to turn ordinary heart muscle cells into pacemaker cells just by inserting a gene.
- Researchers conducted "deep-brain stimulation" in an effort to help fight the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
- Researchers have developed new kind of cardiac device that uses heartbeat to power itself.
- Researchers have found that, as pacemakers have become more technologically advanced, they have also made themselves more vulnerable.
- The number of Americans getting pacemakers implanted has risen in the past two decades - and the recipients are increasingly older and sicker.
- It's estimated that between one million and two million people die worldwide each year because they do not have access to pacemakers.