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PassivSystems Room Monitor Detects Movement, and Heart Attacks

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ecgRecent developments in medical science have enabled patients with heart conditions to experience unprecedented methods of surgery and rehabilitation. Tireless and precise remote-controlled robots provide doctors with "complete control" over surgical procedures, and an advanced and minimized artificial heart recently allowed a father to leave the hospital for the first time in two years.

Aside from healthy living and electronic bracelets, however, preventative measures and response techniques are limited. But, a group of scientists in England now appear close to empowering the elderly and the alone with a new protective monitoring system. The technology from PassivSystems can reportedly determine a fall or a heart attack in a monitored room, and then autonomously request assistance. The monitoring system also apparently recognizes brain, nerve and muscle signals.

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