Tag: "defibrillator" at biology news
MIT: Pulsing light silences overactive neurons
...ly give their brains an electric jolt, acting as a defibrillator
to shut down overactive neurons. This new research opens up the possibility of an optical implant that could do the same thing, using light instead of electricity. The Media Lab neuroengineering group plans to start studying such devices in transgeni...
New studies released at the Heart Rhythm Society's Annual Meeting
...: The latest advances in implanted cardioverter defibrillator
(ICD) therapy and hundreds of new studies on sudden cardiac death, atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders will be presented at HEART RHYTHM 2005, the Heart Rhythm Society's 26th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 4-7 in New Orleans. ...