In a major surgery, doctors at a city hospital have installed pacemaker in the lower abdominal cavity of a 68-year-old woman who is also a cancer survivor.
In a revolutionary breakthrough for heart patients, scientists have come up with a way to power a cardiac pacemaker with an alternative energy source - the heart motion.
The newly designed flexible piezoelectric nanogenerator directly stimulated a living rat`s heart using electrical energy converted from the small body movements of the rat.
The world`s first leadless pacemaker, developed by an Indian-origin scientist Vivek Reddy, has shown promising results after one year of human trials on 32 patients who received the pacemaker.
Scientists have designed a 3-D silicone `heart sock` that could eventually replace the pacemaker.
Researchers have reportedly come up with a battery that could keep wearable and health care devices running for 10 or more years without a recharge.
Scientists have created a revolutionary new electronic membrane that could replace pacemakers forever.
Scientists have developed a bendy implant that can cover the entire surface of an organ to monitor health and treat disease.
St Jude Medical Inc, a global medical device company, today announced the launch of next generation pacemaker in India.
When a beating heart slips into an irregular, life-threatening rhythm, delivering a burst of electric current from a pacemaker or defibrillator is the treatment most commonly known.
Claimed to be the first in the medical history of India, a pacemaker was put for artificial breathing on a 65-year-old man, who sustained spinal cord injury.
Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, who is serving jail term for his involvement in teachers recruitment scam, was on Thursday shifted from Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital to a private hospital in Gurgaon.
An experimental device that converts energy from a beating heart to provide enough electricity to power a pacemaker has been developed.
British surgeons are all set to conduct next week the world`s first `heart shrinking` trial in humans aimed at combating cardiac failure.
Impulses in the brain were then supplied and controlled with an externally programmed pacemaker implanted below her left collar bone.
A new technique that stimulates heart muscle cells with low-energy light raises the possibility of a future light-controlled pacemaker.
If you thought Parkinson`s is an incurable disease and brings with it never-ending suffering -- here`s good news. A simple surgery involving a pacemaker can guarantee normal life to those affected.
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