CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A group of leading scientists, doctors and entrepreneurs are unveiling a first-of-its-kind wearable neurotechnology platform that uses proprietary algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve health through noninvasive, proactive brainwave stimulation, without the side effects of pharmaceuticals. Elemind, the new AI-enhanced neurotech health company, emerged from stealth today, closing a $12M Seed round to […]

(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) January 29, 2024 – Fasikl, a Minnesota-based neuro-AI company, announces the completion of two prospective studies for their Felix™ NeuroAI™ Wristband, a wearable technology specifically engineered to offer all-day relief from tremors for adults suffering from a condition known as essential tremor. Results from the studies simultaneously conducted in the United States (US) and […]

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 25, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to launch the Liberta RC™ DBS system, the world’s smallest rechargeable deep brain stimulation (DBS) device with remote programming, to treat people living with movement disorders.1+ The Liberta RC DBS system also requires […]

HAIFA, Israel and MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Insightec, a global healthcare company dedicated to using acoustic energy to transform patient care, today announced that effective immediately, 9.5 million US military members and their covered dependents, covered by Tricare are now eligible for coverage reimbursement for focused ultrasound treatment for essential tremor.

Posted on January 8, 2024

BOSTON and SHANGHAI, Jan. 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into the development of therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders characterized by neuronal excitation-inhibition imbalance, today announced an exclusive collaboration and license agreement with Tenacia Biotechnology (Shanghai) Company, Ltd., a China-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical […]

MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Insightec, a global healthcare company dedicated to using acoustic energy to transform patient care, today announced that it has been awarded the 2023 BioFlorida David J. Gury Company of the Year Award for distinguished achievement in focused ultrasound technology and contributions to Florida’s life sciences industry. The award was presented at BioFlorida’s 26th Annual […]

Posted on October 4, 2023

BOSTON, Oct. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into the development of therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders characterized by neuronal excitation-inhibition imbalance, today provided an update on its clinical portfolio at the company’s R&D Day. Praxis’ leaders were joined by two esteemed […]

Posted on June 14, 2023

June 14, 2023 – Cala announced today that it launched its next-generation Cala kIQ system, a wearable device that delivers therapy for neurological disorders. The San Mateo, California-based company develops the Cala Trio device for transcutaneous afferent patterned stimulation (TAPS) therapy. Cala designed the Trio device for treating tremor. Its kIQ system delivers therapy for action […]

Posted on June 12, 2023

BOSTON, June 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company translating genetic insights into the development of therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders characterized by neuronal excitation-inhibition imbalance, today announced the outcomes from a recent end-of-Phase 2 meeting with the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

By Mark Honeyman My journey to DBS surgery was a long time in the making. I’ve battled essential tremor since I was a young boy. When I was 12 years old, I had to give a speech for one of my classes, and I noticed that my hands were shaking far more than even the […]