Pacemaker Powered By Heartbeat, Not Batteries

Pacemaker Powered By Heartbeat, Not Batteries

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StethoscopeA new device that harnesses energy from a beating heart can produce enough electricity to power a pacemaker, eliminating the need for current battery-operated models, according to US researchers.

The piezoelectric pacemaker could free patients from repeated trips to the hospital every two years to replace batteries.

(READ the story in the BBC)

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