Queen's University scientists design a flexible long-life battery that could be used in pacemakers. (BBC News - Science & Environment) More
Innovation could mean flexible rechargeable batteries for pacemakers
For this reason batteries need to be compatible to the human body and ideally we would like them to be flexible so that they can adapt to body shapes." Dr Srinivasan adds: "At Queen's University Belfast we have designed a flexible energy storage device ...
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 2:03 pm | Google News
Experts design alternative for rigid batteries which power medical implants
Washington: A flexible and organic alternative to provide a solution for rigid batteries that power up medical implants has been designed by experts at Queen's University Belfast. Devices like defibrillators and pacemakers are fitted with rigid and ...
Posted on 16 September 2017 | 7:35 am | Google News
New Flexible, Organic Battery Could Revolutionize Medical Implants
Scientists from Queen's University, Belfast have designed a new flexible, organic battery that may change the way that we power medical implants. Currently, medical devices like pacemakers are powered by rigid batteries made of metal, which can make ...
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 3:37 pm | Google News
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Belfast Scientist Designs Flexible Device To Replace Rigid Batteries
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Queen's University Scientists have designed a flexible and organic battery, which can power medical implants without causing discomfort to patients. The device, however, is in the initial clinical phase. Pacemakers are fitted with rigid metallic ...
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 10:24 am | Google News
Belfast scientists design flexible organic battery
Queen's University Belfast scientists have designed a new flexible organic battery that could revolutionise how medical implants are powered. Devices such as pacemakers are currently fitted with rigid metal based batteries, which can cause discomfort.
Flexible, organic batteries may power future pacemakers
Experts design alternative for rigid batteries which power implants
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 8:06 am | Google News
Nursing shortage keeps Northern Ireland hospital beds closed
A shortage of nurses has left a number of hospital beds in Londonderry's Altnagelvin Hospital out of use, even after a vomiting bug that broke out last week was cleared up. A total of 25 beds were closed and routine operations cancelled after an ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 3:49 am | Google News
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