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Masimo, a medical technology company, announced Bridge, an opioid withdrawal solution. The drug-free device applies electrical impulses to the cranial nerves around the ear, which can reduce neuron activity and opioid withdrawal symptoms. Bridge has been granted an FDA De Novo classification. It the first evidence-based, drug-free, non-surgical device of its kind. Read more Spark […]
Spark Biomedical Launches Clinical Trial to Validate its Auricular Neurostimulation Device for Opioid Withdrawal...
Spark Biomedical, a Texas-based neurostimulation device company developing solutions for opioid withdrawal, announced open patient enrollment in their clinical trial to validate the company’s auricular neurostimulation device for opioid withdrawal. Dubbed Phoenix™, the device delivers mild electrical stimulation to cranial nerve branches for the treatment of symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal. Read more This Wearable […]
Neurostimulation Device Company Spark Biomedical Receives $217K NIH Grant to Help Infants Born with...
Spark Biomedical, a neurostimulation device company based in Dallas, received an SBIR grant totaling $217,690 from the National Institutes of Health HEAL initiative. Spark develop wearables to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms. The company said the money will be used to validate the use of transcutaneous auricular neurostimulation to relieve withdrawal symptoms in infants born with […]
The United States is grappling with one of its worst-ever drug crises. Some 50 million people in the U.S. experience chronic pain daily or almost daily, and many people turn to opioid to relieve pain. That in turn leads to addiction, which is killing more than nine hundred people a week from opioid-related overdoses. Several […]
Four software engineering students at Carnegie Mellon, who developed a wearable device that detects opioid overdose have won national honors. Opioid crisis has reached epidemic levels in the United States. During the period 2016-17, 42,249 people died from overdosing on opioids. As a capstone project for the Institute for Software Research’s professional master’s program in […]
WellBrain, a Bay Area addiction prevention and chronic pain management platform that is helping fight the opioid epidemic, has announced that they’ve expanded their toolset through the acquisition of Mevoked, a behavioral analytics platform that offers a digital program for management of perinatal and postpartum mental health conditions. Read more DyAnsys Gets FDA Clearance For […]
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