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A Cuff Lowering Blood Pressure

By Ute Eppinger -
Stimulating some distinct fibers inside the vagal nerve might be an option for the future of blood pressure treatment.
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New Implant Helps to Control Epileptic Seizures

By Ute Eppinger -
An implantable device similar to cardioverter-defibrillators can help controlling and avoiding uncontrolled seizures in patients with epilepsy.
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Medtronic Swallows Covidien, Moves to Ireland

By Thomas Klein -
The week started with an earthquake in the medical device industry. Medtronic announced on Monday that it would acquire Dublin-based competitor Covidien for $42.9b and move its executive office to Ireland.
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Medtronic Swallows Covidien, Moves to Ireland

By Thomas Klein -
The week started with an earthquake in the medical device industry. Medtronic announced on Monday that it would acquire Dublin-based competitor Covidien for $42.9b and move its executive office to Ireland.
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Liver-Inspired Device Enables Out-of-Body Detoxification

By Ute Eppinger -
3D-printed designer hydrogels show promising results on the way to develop artificial liver-like devices.
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New Apps Help Autistic Patients to Read Emotions

By Thomas Klein -
The US start-up Affectiva has developed software to analyze facial expressions. Based on this technology new apps will be released soon that help autism patients to read emotions.
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New Apps Help Autistic Patients to Read Emotions

By Thomas Klein -
The US start-up Affectiva has developed software to analyze facial expressions. Based on this technology new apps will be released soon that help autism patients to read emotions.
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New Apps Help Autistic Patients to Read Emotions

By Thomas Klein -
The US start-up Affectiva has developed software to analyze facial expressions. Based on this technology new apps will be released soon that help autism patients to read emotions.
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Novel Watch-Like Devices Measure Glucose Level and Pulse Noninvasively

By Thomas Klein -
Dutch and Israeli researchers have developed two wearable watch-like devices to measure body functions such as pulse or glucose level using optical technology.
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Novel Watch-Like Devices Measure Glucose Level and Pulse Noninvasively

By Thomas Klein -
Dutch and Israeli researchers have developed two wearable watch-like devices to measure body functions such as pulse or glucose level using optical technology.
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