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Researchers created a concept for a dissolvable pacemaker that uses wireless technology for temporary heart rhythm control.
Credit: Northwestern University/George Washington Universi...
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NHLBI in the Press
To provide patients with a non-invasive solution for temporary cardiac support, researchers created a prototype for a tiny pacemaker that can dissolve after a few days or several weeks. The model weighs less than half a gram and contains no wires, leads, or batteries.
A photo of a cell is shown against a medical backdrop.
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NHLBI in the Press
Biological age provides insight about a person’s health status and guides research about therapeutic targets for age-related conditions, including heart failure and Alzheimer’s disease. Markers of age-related inflammation are now helping researchers advance this process.