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Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

Heavy drinking damages the heart

Heavy drinking damages the heart

Houston professor uses stem cells to develop next-generation biologic pacemakers

Houston professor uses stem cells to develop next-generation biologic pacemakers

New Swiss initiative aims to widen access to groundbreaking neurotechnology

New Swiss initiative aims to widen access to groundbreaking neurotechnology

Special protective membrane reduces build-up of fibrotic tissue around pacemakers

Special protective membrane reduces build-up of fibrotic tissue around pacemakers

New type of bionic pacemaker

New type of bionic pacemaker

Pacemaker-like device improves heart function in patients with chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Pacemaker-like device improves heart function in patients with chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart function in cancer survivors

Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart function in cancer survivors

First-in-the-U.S. clinical trial uses deep brain stimulation to tackle opioid addiction

First-in-the-U.S. clinical trial uses deep brain stimulation to tackle opioid addiction

Five surgeons receive ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Awards

Five surgeons receive ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Awards

One in five patients prescribed opioids after cardiac device implantation surgery, study shows

One in five patients prescribed opioids after cardiac device implantation surgery, study shows

Frequent drinking strongest risk factor for atrial fibrillation

Frequent drinking strongest risk factor for atrial fibrillation

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

Johns Hopkins researchers reveal why deep brain stimulation improves Parkinson’s symptoms

Johns Hopkins researchers reveal why deep brain stimulation improves Parkinson’s symptoms

Nanotube fibers used to rewire damaged hearts

Nanotube fibers used to rewire damaged hearts

Closed-loop brain stimulator based on sweat response for PTSD patients

Closed-loop brain stimulator based on sweat response for PTSD patients

AI helps detect atrial fibrillation cheaply and reliably

AI helps detect atrial fibrillation cheaply and reliably

Checking your phone at night does not affect your body clock in the long run

Checking your phone at night does not affect your body clock in the long run

Implanted device uses microcurrent to exercise heart muscle in cardiomyopathy patients

Implanted device uses microcurrent to exercise heart muscle in cardiomyopathy patients