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Boston Scientific WATCHMAN FLX

Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark for Next Generation WATCHMAN FLX Stroke-Preventing Device

Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) are five times more likely to suffer a stroke than someone with a normal heart rhythm. In people with...
Flex embolization device gets fda approval

Medtronic’s Flex Embolization Device Receives FDA Approval for Brain Aneurysms

Medtronic received FDA approval for its Pipeline Flex embolization device to be used on patients with small or medium, wide-necked brain aneurysms in the...
Soft wearable robot

Korean Researchers Develop Soft Wearable Robot that Enables Disabled Person to Grasp Objects

Researchers at the Seoul National University (SNU) and KAIST developed a soft wearable hand robot that can help the disabled people use their hands...
Wearable metabolic syndrome

Wearable Devices Along with Good Patient Adherence Can Efficiently Treat Metabolic Syndrome

A clinical trial on Korean adults have found that wearable devices along with good patient adherence and sustained engagement may be an efficient strategy...
Omron HeartGuide FDA

Omron’s HeartGuide Blood Pressure Watch Gets FDA Clearance, Will Launch in January

The Omron HeartGuide, a blood pressure monitoring smartwatch has received FDA clearance. The HeartGuide is essentially a blood pressure machine that works just like...
Cambridge Heartwear Heartsense Monitor

Cambridge Heartwear Announces Release of ‘Heartsense Monitor,’ the First AI-Driven Wearable Heart Monitor

Cambridge Heartwear, a Boston-based medical provider of low-cost, next-generation wearable heart monitors, announced it’ll release its AI-driven Heartsense monitor in 2019. Founded by Cambridge...