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Patented biomedical implant could improve heart patient outcome

Physical Sciences & Engineering<p>pressoffice@cornell.edu<p>607-255-6074<p>Over the course of a year, the average person’s heart will beat nearly 40 million …

Carnegie Mellon University

Recreating breasts and beating hearts: how tissue engineering is changing medicine

Tiny rat hearts growing in dishes in a move that Australian plastic surgeon Wayne Morrison hopes will one day be able to help humans.<p>"We're growing …

Biomedical Engineering

Israeli hospital trials implant to treat heart failure

A revolutionary implant that treats diastolic heart failure has been used for the first time at Haifa’s Rambam Medical Centre.<p>The implant, developed …

Medicine

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Les trésors cachés de la graisse

On la traque sans relâche. Et pourtant ! les médecins multiplient les découvertes sur cet incroyable tissu en passe de devenir un véritable or …

La pseudouridimycine, un nouvel antibiotique prometteur

Un antimicrobien naturel, baptisé pseudouridimycine, s’est révélé efficace contre des bactéries résistantes aux traitements actuels.<p>C'est peut-être …

Why your smartphone could be ruining your sleep

- If you want to sleep better, lose the smartphone, or at least get it out of your bedroom.<p>Emory internist Dr. Sharon Bergquist says research is …

Why Medical Devices are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

Many people assume that damage from a cyberattack is limited to their computers, networks, or banking systems. But when cybercriminals target …

3D Printing Medical Devices Market Worth 1.88 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, August 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>According to a new market research report <b>"</b><b>3D Printing Medical Devices Market</b> <b>by Component (3D Printers, 3D Bioprinters, Material (Plastic, Metal, Ceramic), Software & Services), Technology (EBM, LBM, Photopolymerization, 3DP, and DD), Product Type</b> …

New European Medical Devices Regulations – Improving Standards for Patients (but what about patients in a post-Brexit UK?) - A.A. Thornton & Co

Two new EU regulations were recently adopted to help regulate the over 500,000 types of medical devices and <i>in-vitro</i> diagnostic medical devices …

Algorithm could predict Alzheimer's risk years before symptoms occur

Scientists have developed a new algorithm that they say could predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease years before the onset of …

Mini-antennas could power brain-computer interfaces, medical devices

Engineers have figured out how to make antennas for wireless communication 100 times smaller than their current size, an advance that could lead to …

Wearing a Deus Ex-inspired bionic arm is the future of prosthetics

The team behind Deus Ex are making video games a reality, and solving a very real problem at the same time, with a new bionic arm inspired by the cyberpunk world of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.<p>Using their expertise in "near-futuristic art direction and augmentations," the game's creators …

Deus Ex

Prosthetics may soon predict every move a wearer makes

The foot and knee of this prosthetic limb work together to predict how its wearer is going to move and respond to their position.<p>The limb, from the …

Prosthetics

10 Things Mentally Strong People Always Do When Things Get Rough

To be able to laugh in difficult times only requires a shift in perspective.<p><i>How do you keep yourself calm when things are going against you in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

TED Talks

How to rebuild your life after a really bad decision

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Have you ever made a decision so terrible and at such a crucial time in your life that it …

University of Iowa

Why the Current Health Care Landscape Is a Golden Opportunity for Tech Founders

The health care environment is ripe for disruption. Hear from top founders on how to face the obstacles of healthcare tech on the road to success.<p>The U.S. health care industry is at a major inflection point. Faced with a growing population of senior citizens, new regulations under the Affordable …

Digital Health

Back to Basics: 6 Valuable Lessons You Should Know Before Starting a Business

Whether you've recently launched a business or are in the process of opening your own company, here are some important lessons you need to know.<p>There are many business degrees and classes you can take as an aspiring entrepreneur. However, not all of these courses will be able to teach you valuable …

Business Strategy

Do you speak body language?

“Body language” is always identified as one of the top concerns of nervous presenters. But what does that mean?<p>The importance of body language has …

10 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?<p>One guy wanted to know. So he …

Self-improvement

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $1 billion settlement

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal jury in Dallas has ordered Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics to pay more than $1 billion to a group of plaintiffs over artificial hip replacements.<p>A lawyer for the six plaintiffs said they suffered "serious medical complications caused by defective" …

Johnson & Johnson

PIP breast implants: French court tells TUV to pay damages

<b>A French court has ordered a German safety body to pay 60m euros (£52m; $64m) in compensation to 20,000 women who received faulty breast implants.</b><p>TUV was found liable over a global scandal affecting thousands of women.<p>In 2010 it emerged that French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) had made …

A robotic implant that hugs your heart could help it keep beating

A soft robotic sleeve made of silicone could help a human heart keep beating, according to a new report published Wednesday.<p>For the millions …

China's Medical Device Sector Growth Prospects

Please take note this is only one aspect in weighing the attractiveness or non-attractiveness of the companies mentioned as an investment and should …

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs

Avoid these critical leadership mistakes (or these bosses) if you want to thrive.<p>To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be …

Employment

#10 Daily Habits to Learn from Successful People

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you are just getting your startup off the ground or you have a regular 9 to 5 job, you need a couple of habits to help you develop, …

Time Management

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Emotional Intelligence

9 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books taught him how to build rockets.<p>We combed through years of interviews with Musk to find out which …

15 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth checking out.<p>Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than a …

Mary Shelley