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Researchers receive DOD grant for implantable muscle stimulator

19:00 EST 14 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Case Western Reserve University) Researchers have received a $1.8M, three-year grant from the US Department of Defense to develop an implantable muscle stimulator for preventing pressure ulcers and deep tissue injuries to the buttocks. These serious medical conditions, which are caused by lying or sitting in one place for long periods of time, can lead to severe pain and infection, even death.

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