Tag: implantable device

Innovation, Medical Devices

Dissolving implantable device relieves pain without drugs

June 30, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A Northwestern University-led team of researchers has developed a small, soft, flexible implant that relieves pain on demand and without the use of drugs. The first-of-its-kind device could provide a much-needed alternative to opioids and other highly addictive medications. The […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Heart failure device Optimizer Smart gets FDA approval

March 22, 2019


The new system is designed to improve walking distance, quality of life and functional status of patients that are incompatible with other treatments such as cardiac resynchronisation therapy, which coordinates the function of the left and right ventricles. Consisting of […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

New implantable device can directly deliver medicines to heart

June 13, 2018


An international team of researchers have developed a new minimally invasive medical device called Therepi that can be placed directly on diseased heart tissue to continuously deliver required drugs, proteins or stem cells. The team was led by Harvard University, […]