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5 New Neurology Technologies

5 New Neurology Technologies

  • 5 New Neurology Technologies
  • gammaCore. Website link.
  • First non-invasive, hand-held vagus nerve stimulator applied at the neck for treatment of episodic cluster headache
  • 23andMe Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk Tests. Website link.
  • First FDA-authorized (in April 2017) direct-to-consumer tests that check for 10 genetic disorders
  • StealthStation S8 Neurosurgery System. Website link.
  • Includes 3D cameras, electromagnetic sensors for tracking location of tools, related tracking algorithms, software for data processing, can merge data from different imaging sources to assist guidance
  • Neurostar. Website link.
  • Cleared by FDA in April 2017 for treating major depressive disorder (MDD) in patients with inadequate response to at least one antidepressant
  • Welwalk WW-1000. press release.
  • Rehabilitation assist robot for helping people recover from stroke and other neurological conditions

Five new technologies in neurology include the first hand-held vagus nerve stimulator for episodic cluster headache, an FDA-authorized genetic health risks test, a neurosurgery tracking system, a TMS therapy system to treat depression, and a rehabilitation assist robot for patients recovering from stroke and other neurological conditions.

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