Sunday, July 25

Marcapasos

Marcapasos, Noticias, Salud

Scientists create pacemaker that is reabsorbed in the body | Digital Trends Spanish

A group of scientists from the universities of Northwestern and George Washington designed a very special pacemaker, since it dissolves in the body once it is no longer needed. The device operates wirelessly and without batteries; The energy it needs is obtained from a data transmission system similar to that of contactless payment systems. Based on studies with animals of various sizes, the wireless pacemaker was found to be very effective. According to its creators, This pacemaker is perfect for patients who need such a device temporarily; for example, after surgery or a heart attack. Likewise, it can also be used by patients who are waiting for a definitive implant. Even more important is the fact that, once the pacemaker has fulfilled its function, it dissolves in the body. Al...
Apple, iPhone 12, Marcapasos, Noticias

The iPhone 12 can cause problems with pacemakers | Digital Trends Spanish

Using a pacemaker is serious business. And because of that, Apple has created a list of its devices that can pose a risk to both pacemakers and defibrillators implanted in the body. According to Apple, all listed devices must be more than 15 centimeters (six inches) away from the implant and more than 30 centimeters (or 12 inches) in the event that iPhones are charging wirelessly. The list includes all Apple Watch with their charging accessories, all models of AirPods and their charging accessories, iPads (traditional, mini, Air and Pro) as well as their keyboards and smart covers, the entire line of iPhone 12 and MagSafe accessories, the HomePod and HomePod Mini, the Beats Flex, X, PowerBeats Pro and UrBeats3 and finally, all Macs: Mac Mini, Mac Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac and...