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Masimo Announces Bridge, A Wearable Neurostimulation Device That Reduces Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

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 […]
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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 […]
Wearable opioid detector

This Wearable Detects Opioid Overdose and Automatically Calls for Help

In 2018, more than 115 people died from opioid overdose each day in the United States. This horrid statistic demonstrates the devastating public health crisis that has gripped much of the nation. Researchers at the Carnegie Melon University (CMU) have found one possible way to save lives from this deadly epidemic. They developed a simple […]
Wearable sensor opioid deaths

Wearable Sensor Administers Narcan to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths

In the United States, more than 130 people die after overdosing on opioids every day. Devastating consequences of the opioid epidemic include increases in opioid misuse and related overdoses, as well as the rising incidence of newborns experiencing withdrawal syndrome due to opioid use and misuse during pregnancy, according to the U.S. Dept. of Health […]
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CES 2019: Oska Wellness Will Debut Next-Gen Wearable Pain-Relief Device

With the growing opioid crisis, healthcare professionals are searching for a drug-free alternative to pain management. A new CDC report found that overdoses corresponding strongly with use of synthetic opioids increased nearly 10% year-over-year in 2017 and, as a result, the average American life expectancy has been reduced by nearly four months for the first […]
Opioid overdose device

Team Who Invented Opioid Overdose Detection Device Wins National Honors

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 […]