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MAGNETIC FIELD APPLIED TO BODY FOR THERAPY

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
600013000 Electromagnetic coil 161
600012000 Magnetic element placed within body (e.g., injected, inserted, implanted, etc.) 66
600015000 Externally supported or worn (e.g., garment, belt etc.) 33
600010000 Radio frequency wave induced magnetic field for subcutaneous hyperthermia 13
600011000 Probes 4
20130066136MAGNETIC BASED DEVICE FOR RETRIEVING A MISPLACED ARTICLE - A device for locating and retrieving a misplaced foreign body that has metallic characteristics includes a shaft connected to a handle and a retrieval tool that is coupled to the shaft and moves between a deployed position and collapsed position. The tool has a magnetic element that generates a magnetic field, wherein the magnetic field extends over a greater area in the deployed position and is of sufficient strength to attract the foreign body such that it is held in contact with the tool. The device can be part of an automated robotic system and can also include a metal detector to assist in locating the misplaced foreign body.03-14-2013
20120149967SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTION OF METAL DISTURBANCE BASED ON ORTHOGONAL FIELD COMPONENTS - Apparatus and method for detecting metal disturbance during a medical procedure includes a probe having an insertion tube, a joint and a joint sensor, contained within the probe, for sensing a position of the insertion tube. The joint sensor has first and second subassemblies that are magnetic transducers. A processor is used for measuring force using the joint sensor, and has a threshold field value stored therein. The processor compares a sensed field value to the threshold field value and identifies a presence metal when the sensed field value is greater than the threshold field value.06-14-2012
20120149966SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTION OF METAL DISTURBANCE BASED ON CONTACT FORCE MEASUREMENT - Apparatus and method for detecting metal disturbance during a medical procedure has a probe having an insertion tube, a joint, and a joint sensor for sensing a position of the insertion tube. The joint sensor has first and second subassemblies as magnetic transducers. A processor is used for measuring force using the joint sensor, and a threshold field value stored therein. The processor receives and processes one or more signals output by either the first and second subassemblies responsive to a magnetic field so as to detect changes in a position of insertion tube. The processor compares the sensed field value to the threshold field value and identifies a presence of a metal object when the sensed field value is below the threshold field value.06-14-2012
20120289764MAGNETIC INDUCTION SYSTEM AND OPERATING METHOD FOR SAME INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE - The invention provides a magnetic induction system and an operating method for it in which the magnetic force can be made to act deeply and widely in any desired direction. The magnetic induction system of the invention contains multiple magnetic field generation means formed of a superconductive bulk magnet, a drive means for arranging the magnetic field generation means at a desired site and angle, and a drive control means for driving the driving means and controlling the position and the angle of the multiple magnetic field generation means so that a magnetic complex can be inducted to the desired position in a body by the synthetic magnetic field formed by the multiple magnetic field generation means, whereby the magnetic complex is inducted to be concentrated in the cartilage defected part.11-15-2012
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20100105977METHOD FOR PROVIDING PHOTOTHERAPY TO THE BRAIN - A therapeutic treatment system and method are provided. The therapeutic system includes a light source adapted to irradiate at least a portion of the brain with light and a non-light energy source adapted to apply non-light energy to the at least a portion of the brain. The therapeutic treatment method includes irradiating at least a portion of a patient's brain with light and applying a non-light energy to the at least a portion of the patient's brain. The therapeutic treatment method provides therapeutic treatment without damaging the scalp tissue of the patient.04-29-2010
20130090515Therapeutic Furniture Covering System Using Magnets - A therapeutic furniture covering system using magnets for increasing the convenience of conducting therapy treatment in an individual's home. The furniture assembly houses embedded magnets used in the improvement of an individual's overall health: improvements in circulation, reduction of pain, and relief of osteoarthritis. While a user may rest, and simultaneously treat, an individual body member, whole-body therapy may be achieved by an individual resting his or her entire body on the furniture item within close proximity of the static magnetic field.04-11-2013
20110015464MAGNETIC CORE FOR MEDICAL PROCEDURES - The inventive technique include a system, method and device for treating a patient. The inventive system includes a magnetic field generating device created using a powdered ferromagnetic. The system further includes a circuit in electrical communication with the magnetic core, and a power source in electrical communication with the circuit. The ferromagnetic powder core may be manufactured by at least one of the following: machining, pressing, molding, gluing, and extruding. Also, the ferromagnetic powder core may have a distributed gap structure, where the gap structure operates to focus the magnetic field between pole faces of the magnetic device.01-20-2011
20110015463APPLICATOR AND A SET INCLUDING SUCH AN APPLICATOR - A device for treating human keratinous materials includes an electrical appliance comprising a handpiece and a reader, and an applicator suitable for being removably fastened on the handpiece. The applicator includes a solid cosmetic or dermatological composition for applying to the keratinous materials, and/or an applicator element including fibers and/or cells suitable for enabling a cosmetic or dermatological composition to be applied on keratinous materials. The applicator also includes an encoder for encoding information arranged to be read by the reader. The operation of the handpiece depends on the information read.01-20-2011
20120116147BRUSH WITH MAGNETIC FILAMENTS - A brush with magnetic filaments is described. The brush may be used, for example, as a brush for applying a cosmetic material. The filaments of the brush may, in one example, be made of a synthetic material infused with magnetic material.05-10-2012
20120238797METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING LOW-FREQUENCY ROTATING CONSTANT HIGH MAGNETIC FIELD - A method for implementing a low-frequency rotating constant high magnetic field is disclosed. The method includes disposing an even number of more than two high field magnets, and disposing a magnetically permeable rotating arm. The high field magnets are symmetrically and fixedly mounted on the same surface of the magnetically permeable rotating arm. Magnetic poles of free surfaces of two symmetrical high field magnets are opposite. The area of the free surface of the high field magnet is larger than that of a connecting surface. A cross section of the high field magnet is in a geometric shape without edges or corners. A rotating apparatus drives the magnetically permeable rotating arm and the high field magnets to rotate.09-20-2012
20120238796HAND HELD SURGICAL DEVICE FOR MANIPULATING AN INTERNAL MAGNET ASSEMBLY WITHIN A PATIENT - A device for manipulating a magnetic coupling force across tissue in response to a monitored coupling force is described. The device includes a magnetic field source assembly, a positioning assembly operatively connected to the magnetic field force assembly, and a magnetic coupling force monitor. The magnetic field source assembly includes magnets that provide an external magnetic field source for providing a magnetic field across tissue. The positioning assembly adjusts the position of the magnetic field source. The magnetic field creates a magnetic coupling force between the external magnetic field source and an object positioned in use in a patient during a procedure, wherein the object has or is associated with an internal magnetic field.09-20-2012
20120190910SYSTEM FOR DEFINING ENERGY FIELD CHARACTERISTICS TO ILLUMINATE NANO-PARTICLES USED TO TREAT INVASIVE AGENTS - The Invasive Agent Treatment System incorporates the pairing of energy fields with nano-particles to cause a thermal effect in the nano-particles, which thermal effect is transmitted into the biological cells of the invasive agent. The energy fields are derived from at least one or a combination of the following: an electric field, a magnetic field, an electromagnetic field (EM), an acoustic field, and an optical field. The Invasive Agent Treatment System provides the necessary coordination among the characteristics of the nano-particles, concentration of nano-particles, duration of treatment, and applied fields to enable the generation of precisely crafted fields and their application in a mode and manner to be effective with a high degree of accuracy.07-26-2012
20090105521Systems and methods for assessing and treating medical conditions related to the central nervous system and for enhancing cognitive functions - Systems and methods for diagnosing and treating various brain-related conditions, and/or for modifying at least one of cognitive, behavioral, or affective functions or skills in individuals. The method of diagnosing and treating a brain-related condition includes the steps of: (i) identifying at least a brain region associated with the brain-related condition; (ii) stimulating the brain region by employing at least one electrical, magnetic, electromagnetic, and photoelectric stimulus; (iii) optionally, stimulating at least one cognitive feature associated with the brain region; and (iv) optionally, subjecting the brain region to a treatment including at least one of cell replacement therapy, cell regenerative therapy and cell growth.04-23-2009
20080249349System for Influencing of a Biological Cellular Structure - This invention relates to a system for influencing of a biological cellular structure, for instance, to generate a therapeutic effect in a human or animal body, making use of a combination of light energy and magnetic energy, said system being provided with at least one light source (10-09-2008
20100030011MAGNETIC IMPLANTS FOR TREATING OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA AND METHODS THEREFOR - A magnetic implant for treating sleep disorders includes a first anchor, a first magnet coupled to the first anchor, a tongue anchor, a second magnet coupled to the tongue anchor, and a support for aligning the first and second magnets so that a repelling force is generated between the magnets for urging the second magnet away from the first magnet. In one embodiment, the support aligns a magnetic pole of the first magnet with a repelling magnetic pole of the second magnet, guides movement of the first and second magnets relative to one another, and maintains the first magnet at a fixed distance from the first anchor. In one embodiment, the repelling force urges the second magnet toward the first anchor. The first anchor may be connected to bone or soft tissue.02-04-2010
20090149693Method for magnetic modulation of neural conduction - Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with magnetic stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are also disclosed.06-11-2009
20090149694System for magnetic modulation of neural conduction - Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with magnetic stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are also disclosed.06-11-2009
20100056846Medical and recreational magnetic device and method of using it - A medical and recreational devise comprises at least two laminas. The laminas comprises sources of magnetic field. The sources of the magnetic field located on one of the laminas faced to another one completely or partially by like and/or unlike magnetic poles, and at least one of said laminas are congruent to a treated part of body and attached to the treated part of body. A method of using said medical and recreational devise comprises the step: attached at least one of said laminas to the treated part of body, attached to lower or upper extremity to unload the affected extremity, and attached another set of said laminas to a bed parallel to the first one. The magnets embedded in said laminas attached to an affected part of the extremity faced to like poles to the magnets embedded to said laminas attached to the bed.03-04-2010
20080287730Apparatus for Creating Therapeutic Charge Transfer in Tissue - An apparatus for creating therapeutic charge transfer in tissue includes a coil. The coil generates a changing magnetic field to induct an electric field in the tissue exceeding 10 mV/cm when the coil is 5 cm from the tissue. Preferably, the magnetic field has a growth phase and a decay phase and a duration of the growth phase is at least ten times a duration of the decay phase. The apparatus can include a control circuit to control a current fed to the coil. The control circuit includes two subcircuits and a switch for switching between a first of the subcircuits and a second of the subcircuits; preferably, a λ of the second subcircuit is at least ten times a λ of the first subcircuit. To generate the therapeutic effect, the coil should have a duty cycle of at least ten percent.11-20-2008
20090299126SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (ASD) AND RELATED DYSFUNCTIONS - Systems and methods for treating autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and related dysfunctions are disclosed. A method in accordance with a particular embodiment includes determining that a patient suffers from an autistic disorder and, based at least in part on the determination, selecting a cortical signal delivery site. The method can further include implanting an electrode within the patient's skull and external to a cortical surface of the patient's brain, and treating the autistic disorder by applying electrical signals to the implanted electrode in conjunction administering an adjunctive therapy to the patient.12-03-2009
20090306454Devices and Methods for Stimulation of Tissue - Devices, systems and methods are provided for directly stimulating tissues, particularly muscle tissues, to modulate muscle contractions (i.e. provide reanimation of the muscle or to suppress undesired muscle contractions). Reanimation of muscles may be desired when damage to the brain, nervous system or neuromuscular junctions have occurred, causing a muscle tissue to lack sufficient motor control. Suppression of muscle contractions may be desired in situations of pathologically hyperactive muscles, such as in conditions of muscle spasm (e.g. blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm) or muscle dystonia. Direct stimulation is achieved by delivering a chemical agent directly to the muscle tissue, particularly the motor end plate, bypassing the nerves and neuromuscular junctions which may be damaged or diseased. Implanted hybrid chemical and electromagnetic stimulation devices can modulate muscle contraction in response to signals from a controller.12-10-2009
20080207984Therapeutic device for local area stimulation - A therapeutic device and process utilizes an array of members in which each member is both magnetically coupled to a magnetic source and electrically coupled to a source of electrical signals. In the preferred embodiment, the members include both ferromagnetic members and diamagnetic members. The members are controlled to enable variations of electromagnetic stimuli by selectively adjusting applied electrical signals to the two types of members. The ferromagnetic members and the diamagnetic members may be placed in alternating rows. The rows may be individually controlled with respect to applying alternative electrical signals, as well as with respect to enablement and disablement. A thermal module may be included in order to also apply thermal stimulus. Some embodiments include the capability to monitor effects of the stimuli to the skin of the person.08-28-2008
20090287035METHOD TO ENHANCE NEURAL TISSUE OPERATION - The invention relates to a method for modulation, augmentation and/or stimulation of neural tissue and/or neural tissue related functionality with stimulating neural tissue and/or neural tissue related functionality with stimuli by which neural activity related local perfusion changes, electro-neuro-chemical, biochemical, neural modulative or neuroplastical responses and/or alterations in ‘metabolism supply lines-neural tissue’ interaction processes in vertebrates can be triggered and/or influenced.11-19-2009
20100286467DEVICE FOR DRUG DELIVERY AND ASSOCIATED CONNECTIONS THERETO - Embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems, apparatuses, devices and methods for improving, modifying and/or stabilizing pharmacokinetic and/or pharmacodynamic profile of a drug infused into the tissue by a catheter and absorbed into the blood or lymphatic system. In some embodiments, infusion sets provide fluid and electrical connection between a catheter assembly/treatment element and at least one of a fluid source and a second source.11-11-2010
20080269542Systems and Methods for Therapeutically Treating Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders and Other Illnesses - Systems and methods for treating neuro-psychiatric disorders, such as depression or schizophrenia, and/or other illnesses are disclosed. A patient is diagnosed with a particular neuro-psychiatric disorder or other illness. An electric nerve stimulation (ENS) technique, such as vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), is administered to the patient in conjunction with a magnetic nerve stimulation (MNS) technique. The magnetic nerve stimulation (MNS) technique includes applying a magnetic field to a pre-selected synaptic region of a brain of the patient based on the diagnosis. A physiological response of the brain, such as electroencephalogram (EEG) activity, is monitored. One or more parameters of the magnetic field may be selectively adapted in response to the monitored physiological response. The administration of the ENS technique and the MNS technique may be performed simultaneously, in serial order, or in alternating order depending on the diagnosis.10-30-2008
20080269541Mechanized, adjustable magnetic device for therapy - A magnetic therapy apparatus has adjustable space between the poles to accommodate various thicknesses of the body parts that are to be treated. This eliminates the inconvenience of exchanging various pole sizes for the various targets to be treated. The entire treatment zone can be rotated to accommodate both vertical and horizontal targets. The heavy apparatus includes a transportation dolly and a hydraulically actuated system for tilting the axis of the poles to various positions. An alternative system of varying the distances between the poles uses two rotating arms cantilevered with the poles at the extremities of the arms.10-30-2008
20110207988Method, apparatus and computer program for non-invasive brain stimulation when target muscles are suitably active - The present invention introduces a magnetic stimulation method in which a desired biosignal value or a range of values for at least one target is determined. Upon stimulation, magnetic field pulses of short duration are applied to the brain and the biosignal, such as electromyograph (EMG), value (S) of each target, such as a muscle, is measured before each TMS pulse. The firing of a TMS pulse is automatically prevented if the corresponding measured biosignal value (S) is outside the predetermined limits.08-25-2011
20090082610OSTEO OR TISSUE HEALING DEVICE, KIT AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME - An osteo or tissue healing device, kit and method of using the device to promote healing of compromised bone or tissue in a living mammal is disclosed. The osteo or tissue healing device includes a magnetic field emitter and a controlling circuit. The magnetic field emitter of the device is electrically coupled to a controlling circuit in which the magnetic field emitter is configured to provide a time variant magnetic field when driven by an electric pulse train from the controlling circuit in such a manner that the time variant magnetic field results in a magnetic (B) field exhibiting a magnetic slew rate of at least about 10 kiloGauss/sec. The controlling circuit of the device is electrically coupled to the magnetic field emitter and is configured to be powered by a power source, in which the controlling circuit is configured to output the electric pulse train driving the magnetic field emitter. It is thought that the steep magnetic field pulses and the relatively long inactive periods play important roles in promoting bone or tissue healing processes. The kit includes the unassembled components of the device. The method of using the osteo or tissue healing device includes the step of applying a time variant magnetic field to bone or tissue to promote healing of the bone or tissue.03-26-2009
20110130615MULTI-MODALITY NEUROMODULATION OF BRAIN TARGETS - Disclosed are methods and systems and methods for deep or superficial deep-brain stimulation using multiple therapeutic modalities. These impact multiple points in a neural circuit or one or multiple points in multiple neural circuits to produce Long-Term Potentiation (LTP) or Long-Term Depression (LTD) to treat indications such as neurologic and psychiatric conditions. Modality examples are implanted deep-brain stimulators (DBS), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), implanted optical stimulation, focused ultrasound, RF stimulation, vagus nerve stimulation, other-implant stimulation, functional stimulation, and drugs. Some targets may be up-regulated and others down-regulated. Coordinated control is provided, as applicable, for control of the direction of the energy emission, intensity, session duration, frequency, pulse-train duration, phase, and numbers of sessions, if and as applicable, for neurormodulation of neural targets. Use of ancillary monitoring or imaging to provide feedback may be applied.06-02-2011
20100217065MAGNETIC INK TISSUE MARKINGS - The invention provides tissue markings (such as tattoos) comprising magnetic particles, e.g., magnetite, and methods for making and altering, e.g., removing them.08-26-2010
20110028776Packaged Magnetic Therapeutic Topical Preparation - A topical preparation externally applied to the skin, the preparation containing particles that can be magnetized. The preparation being stored in a container with a magnetic source.02-03-2011
20090105520MAGNETIC THERAPY DEVICE - Various example embodiments are disclosed. According to one example embodiment, a magnetic therapy device may include a power source, a motor, a tachometer, and a microprocessor. The power source may be configured to supply power to the motor. The motor may be configured to control a disk upon which is mounted a plurality of magnets. The tachometer may be configured to monitor a magnetic field generated by the plurality of magnets and provide a signal to a microprocessor based on the monitored magnetic field. The microprocessor may be configured to control the motor based on the signal received from the tachometer.04-23-2009
20090105519MAGNETIC THERAPY DEVICE - Various example embodiments are disclosed. According to one example embodiment, an apparatus may include a motor, a rechargeable battery, a plurality of visual indicators, and a microprocessor. The motor may be configured to spin a disk upon which is mounted a plurality of magnets. The rechargeable battery may be configured to supply power to the motor. The microprocessor may be configured to monitor a voltage level of the rechargeable battery and to light a number of the plurality of visual indicators. The number may be based on the monitored voltage level.04-23-2009
20100130808VEHICLE-USE CREW HEATING DEVICE - To improve various symptoms of crews to offer a more comfortable vehicle interior space. A vehicle-use crew heating device (05-27-2010
20130144109Delivery of Skin Care Products - A method for the delivery of a skin care active agent comprising the following step: applying an active agent(s) between a target dermal barrier and a magnetic device comprising one or more pairs of displaced dipolar magnetic elements linked by a magnetic return wherein the magnetic return is orientated on the surfaces of the dipole pair distal to the dermal barrier.06-06-2013
20110245580MEDICAL DEVICE FOR DELIVERING DRUG AND/OR PERFORMING PHYSICAL THERAPY - Current methods of delivering drug usually require a certain degree of human intervention. For example, a doctor, a paramedic or a patient is required to inject insulin manually when the blood sugar level becomes low. This invention provides a medical device for use with a patient for performing at least one of the functions of delivering drug and performing physical therapy to the patient. The device of this invention includes a sensor for measuring at least one parameter from the patient, an analyzer for analyzing the parameter to determine appropriate function to be carried out on the patient by said medical device, and at least one actuator to perform at least one of the functions of delivering drug and performing physical therapy.10-06-2011
20090082611Uniform field magnetization and targeting of therapeutic formulations - Systems and methods for magnetic targeting of therapeutic particles are provided. Therapeutic particles comprise one or more magnetic or magnetizable materials and at least one therapeutic agent. Therapeutic particles are specifically targeted using uniform magnetic fields capable of magnetizing magnetizable materials, and can be targeted to particular locations in the body, or can be targeted for capture, containment, and removal. Also provided are bioresorbable nanoparticles prepared without the use of organic solvents, and methods for therapeutically using such bioresorbable nanoparticles.03-26-2009
20110213193Magnetic Nanodelivery of Therapeutic Agents Across the Blood Brain Barrier - Liposomes comprising magnetic nanoparticles bound to one or more therapeutic agents are disclosed herein. Also disclosed are methods of delivering a therapeutic agent to a patient across the blood brain barrier using these liposomes, and optionally applying an external magnetic field.09-01-2011
20100056845MAGNETIC APPARATUS TO TREAT PAIN IN ANIMALS - An apparatus for the treatment of chronic pain, through the use of an electro-magnetic field generated by the device. The apparatus comprises a frame with a continuous side wall and a central passageway extending there through with a bar disposed in the central passageway. The bar extends from one side of the continuous side wall the other side. Four pairs of identical planar pole magnets are embedded in the frame, and wherein each pair comprises two magnets which can have a planar face disposed adjacent the other and separated by less than 1 inch. A central magnet encircles the bar and can be disposed at the intersection of the donut-shaped low gauss magnet field wherein a central magnet is used for forming a substantially focused magnetic field.03-04-2010
20110257460CAPTURING AND DELIVERING MOLECULES IN A MAMMAL - This document relates to molecularly imprinted polymers for use in mammals. For example, methods and materials for capturing a molecule in the body of a mammal using a molecularly imprinted polymer are provided. In some cases methods for delivering a molecule using a molecularly imprinted polymer into the body of a mammal are provided. The methods provided can be used to target any molecule in the body of a mammal.10-20-2011
20120302819TREATMENT OF CANCER OR TUMORS INDUCED BY THE RELEASE OF HEAT GENERATED BY VARIOUS CHAINS OF MAGNETOSOMES EXTRACTED FROM MAGNETOTACTIC BACTERIA AND SUBMITTED TO AN ALTERNATIVE MAGNETIC FIELD - In this disclosure, we describe a method for the treatment of tumor(s) or tumor cell(s) or cancer(s) in a subject in need by the generation of heat. The latter is produced by chains of magnetosomes extracted from whole magnetotactic bacteria and subjected to an alternative magnetic field. These chains of magnetosomes yield efficient antitumoral activity whereas magnetosomes unbound from the chains or kept within the whole bacteria produce poor or no antitumoral activity. The introduction of various chemicals such as chelating agents and/or transition metals within the growth medium of the bacteria improves the heating properties of the chains of magnetosomes. Moreover, the insertion of the chains of magnetosomes within a lipid vesicle is also suggested in order to favor their rotation in vivo and hence to improve their heating capacity. The vesicle can contain an antitumoral agent together with the chains of magnetosomes. In this case, the agent is released within the tumors by heating the vesicle.11-29-2012
20110054236COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TARGETING TUMORS - The present invention relates to functionalized magnetic nanoparticles. In particular, the present invention provides functionalized magnetic nanoparticles for research and clinical (e.g., targeted treatment) applications.03-03-2011
20110118533POLYMER MICROGEL BEADS AND PREPARATIVE METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to polymer microgel beads having a polymeric matrix with nanomagnetic particles dispersed substantially uniformly therethrough, wherein a steric stabiliser is associated with the particles, the steric stabiliser being a polymeric material that (i) forms at least part of the polymeric matrix of the beads, and (ii) comprises a steric stabilising polymeric segment and an anchoring polymeric segment, wherein the steric stabilising polymeric segment is different from the anchoring polymeric segment, and wherein the anchoring polymeric segment has an affinity toward the surface of the nanomagnetic particles and secures the stabiliser to the particles.05-19-2011
20100305391MAGNOTHERAPY - The present invention relates to the use of magnets in the treatment of medical conditions wherein the magnotherapy product comprises a magnet having positive and negative poles, the magnet having a metallic element which distorts the magnetic field distribution around the magnet so as to attenuate the magnetic field in the vicinity of the positive pole of the magnet. The invention also relates to methods of treatment using those magnets.12-02-2010
20100179373Electromagnetic treatment apparatus and metod for angiogensis modulation of living tissues and cells - An apparatus and method for electromagnetic treatment of living tissues and cells comprising: configuring at least one waveform according to a mathematical model having at least one waveform parameter, said at least one waveform to be coupled to a angiogenesis and neovascularization target pathway structure; choosing a value of said at least one waveform parameter so that said at least waveform is configured to be detectable in said angiogenesis and neovascularization target pathway structure above background activity in said target pathway structure; generating an electromagnetic signal from said configured at least one waveform; and coupling said electromagnetic signal to said angiogenesis and neovascularization target pathway structure using a coupling device.07-15-2010
20100179372Method of enhancing skin appearance through the combination of Titan TM and TMR methods - A therapy, method, and combination of procedures for tightening facial skin and muscles through the combination of Titan™ and TMR methods. The Titan™ component stimulates collagen resulting in tightened skin. The Titan™ component performs the steps of pre-cooling a surface of an epidermis layer of the skin to prevent burning, applying infrared light to a dermis layer of the skin, wherein the infrared light causes collagen fibers to be heated, and post-cooling the surface of the epidermis layer, the post-cooling contracting the collagen fibers and tightening the skin. The TMR component increases oxygen and nutrients to cells resulting in tightened facial muscles. The TMR component performs the step of applying therapeutic magnetic resonance to the muscles. Through the combination of Titan™ and TMR methods, this non-surgical facelift makes the patient look younger without surgery.07-15-2010
20100179371METHOD FOR HYDROMAGNETOTHERAPY (VARIANTS) AND DEVICE FOR REALIZING THE METHOD - This invention relates to the field of medicine, in particular, to the method and device for magnetotherapy and/or prophylaxis of human diseases. The therapeutic effect is achieved by simultaneously combining acoustic and vibration action in the presence of a fluid medium. The effect-producing harmonic exposure is used as an acoustic exposure. Medical solutions are used as a fluid medium. The magnetic field amplitude is modulated by an acoustic signal.07-15-2010
20110137104SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DEPRESSION TREATMENT USING NEURO-EEG SYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - Described are methods, devices, and systems for a novel, inexpensive, easy to use therapy for treatment of depression. Described are methods and devices to treat depression that involves no medication. Methods and devices described herein use alternating magnetic fields to gently “tune” the brain and affect symptoms of depression.06-09-2011
20110190566POLYMER MICROGEL BEADS - The present invention relates to polymer microgel beads having a polymeric matrix with nanomagnetic particles dispersed substantially uniformly therethrough, wherein a steric stabiliser is associated with the particles, the steric stabiliser being a polymeric material that (i) does not form part of the polymeric matrix of the beads, and (ii) comprises a steric stabilising polymeric segment and an anchoring polymeric segment, wherein the steric stabilising polymeric segment is different from the anchoring polymeric segment, and wherein the anchoring polymeric segment has an affinity toward the surface of the nanomagnetic particles and secures the stabiliser to the particles.08-04-2011
20110218380Magnetic nanoparticle and group of nanoparticles - For particularly effective stem cell therapy a nanoparticle is provided. The nanoparticle has a first element consisting of a magnetic material, a support or envelope element consisting of a biodegradable material, a first substance containing an x-ray contrast agent, and a second substance containing stem cells. The stem cells are embodied such that they can be used for angiogenesis or for myogenesis.09-08-2011
20090005631Photo-magnetic radiation device - There is provided a photo-magnetic radiation device, including a radiation emitting head having a low level laser light source for emitting light through a lightguide, a magnet producing a magnetic field in the vicinity of the emitting head, a visible light emitter and one infrared light source located inside the emitting head, to emit visible and infrared lights together with the laser light and magnetic field. The device further includes a power source and a controller for selectively activating lights in the emitting head.01-01-2009
20080319247Method of local therapy using magnetizable thermoplastic implant - A method for local therapies using heat generating implants comprising magnetic or magnetizable features or objects distributed in a solidified moldable matrix to treat bone infection or loosening of implants by the mechanism of hyperthermia or thermoablation.12-25-2008
20080234533System for evaluating an environment - An environmental evaluation device and system enables determination of the ambit and orientation of an environment and the favorability of the environment for an individual according to principles of feng shui.09-25-2008
20120004494EXTERNAL ADJUSTMENT DEVICE FOR DISTRACTION DEVICE - An external adjustment device includes at least one permanent magnet configured for rotation about an axis with a first handle extending linearly at a first end of the device and a second handle at a second end of the device, the second handle extending in a direction substantially off axis to the first handle. The external adjustment device further includes a motor mounted inside the first handle and a first button located in the proximity to one of the first handle or the second handle, the first button configured to be operated by the thumb of a hand that grips the one of the first handle or second handle. The first button is configured to actuate the motor causing the at least one permanent magnet to rotate about the axis in a first direction.01-05-2012
20120065455SYSTEM AND METHOD OF REPAIRING OF NEURAL NETWORKS - A method and system for re-establishing a pathway in a damaged or severed neural network includes an imaging device, an alignment device and a treatment device. An accurate image of the damaged neural network is created. An alignment device imparts wave energy into a damaged region of the neural network to direct re-growth axons into a remaining endoneurial tube to direct axon growth back to the correct targets to re-establish the severed neural network.03-15-2012
20120310033Method for Cosmetic Skin Smoothening and Device Therefor - The invention relates to a method for cosmetic skin smoothening wherein two magnetic fields are generated perpendicular to each other and wherein the field strength of a quasi-static magnetic field or the frequency of an alternating magnetic field is modulated.12-06-2012
20120209052MAGNETIC FIELD CONTROL METHOD AND APPARATUS USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CHARGED PARTICLE CANCER THERAPY SYSTEM - The invention comprises a charged particle beam acceleration, extraction, and/or targeting method and apparatus used in conjunction with charged particle beam radiation therapy of cancerous tumors. Novel design features of a synchrotron are described. Particularly, turning magnets, edge focusing magnets, concentrating magnetic field magnets, winding and control coils, flat surface incident magnetic field surfaces, and extraction elements are described that minimize the overall size of the synchrotron, provide a tightly controlled proton beam, directly reduce the size of required magnetic fields, directly reduces required operating power, and allow continual acceleration of protons in a synchrotron even during a process of extracting protons from the synchrotron.08-16-2012
20110065975Matrix applicator device and producing method thereof - A matrix applicator device for modulating biological organism electromagnetic field, includes a base having one or more surfaces, and one or more oscillating circuits for refracting electromagnetic waves of various ranges of the electromagnetic field into coherence form for the biological organism, comprising a plurality of closed loops intersectingly and symmetrically formed on the surface or under the surface of the base, wherein the closed loops are geometrically and/or physically distinguished from the base.03-17-2011
20110105824PARASYMPATHETICALLY INDUCED VASODILATATION METHOD AND APPARATUS - A method and treatment device for inducing vasodilatation in a target vasculature of a patient. The method can include introducing an energy-supplying treatment instrument to a sinus cavity which provides access to a parasympathetic ganglion neurologically associated with the target vasculature. The method can also include applying non-electrical stimulant energy from the treatment instrument into the sinus cavity in a manner to stimulate the parasympathetic ganglion. The treatment device can be used to practice the method.05-05-2011
20120316381Topical Applicator - Disclosed are advances in the arts with novel topical applicator apparatus for applying substances such as cleansers, cosmetic preparations and medications to the skin. The apparatus includes an applicator body having a power portion connected with an impulse portion, which in combination with an applicator head, transmits one or more various impulses to the skin supplemental to the substance applied. Exemplary preferred embodiments include configurations for providing mechanical and/or electrical or other impulses.12-13-2012
20120130149Applying Torque To Paramagnetic Structures In Bodies Using Dual Magnetic Fields - Techniques for applying torque to microscopic paramagnetic structures in a body includes exposing a body simultaneously to a first magnetic field oscillating at a first frequency in a first direction and a different second magnetic field oscillating at a second frequency in a second direction. The body includes a plurality of microscopic paramagnetic structures for which magnetic susceptibility to the first magnetic field is different from magnetic susceptibility to the second magnetic field. Such techniques are effective for ameliorating a symptom of a disease in an animal in which disease agents or diseased cells selectively include microscopic paramagnetic structures, including malaria.05-24-2012
20120172652Method and system for reversible chemical modulation of neural activity - Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with chemical blocking agents are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of chemical blocking agents and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are also disclosed.07-05-2012
20120253101HANDHELD CELL EXCITATION TERMINAL CAPABLE OF DYNAMIC OPTIMIZATION OF THERAPEUTIC EFFECT AND REMOTE THERAPEUTIC SYSTEM - A cell excitation terminal and a therapeutic system using customized electromagnetic (EM) waves varying dynamically with time for excitation include one or more EM wave generators, each of the EM wave generators is connected to a central processing unit (CPU), and the CPU controls, according to a signal detected by a human body status detection device, the EM wave generator to send EM waves corresponding to a detected subject. The therapeutic system can perform remote management. A remote server optimizes and updates therapeutic waveforms of a patient constantly according to a therapeutic effect of the patient, thereby improving the therapeutic effect constantly.10-04-2012
20100010288Highly Precise And Low Level Signal-Generating Drivers, Systems, And Methods Of Use - Apparatus and method for providing and using a highly precise and low level driver. In one described embodiment, a driver for a magnetic field generating device is provided, the driver including a first digital to analog converter and a second digital to analog converter; a differential amplifier configured to receive a first signal from the first digital to analog converter and receive a second signal from the second digital to analog converter and output a third signal; and an attenuator to configured to receive the third signal from the differential amplifier.01-14-2010
20120226091ULTRASOUND NEUROMODULATION TREATMENT OF PAIN - Disclosed are methods and systems and methods for non-invasive neuromodulation using ultrasound to treat acute or chronic pain. The neuromodulation can produce acute effects or Long-Term Potentiation (LTP) or Long-Term Depression (LTD). Included is control of direction of the energy emission, intensity, frequency, pulse duration, and phase/intensity relationships to targeting and accomplishing up regulation and/or down regulation.09-06-2012
20120232327METHOD OF TREATING DEPRESSION, MOOD DISORDERS AND ANXIETY DISORDERS USING NEUROMODULATION - The present application involves a method and a system for using electrical stimulation and/or chemical stimulation to treat depression. More particularly, the method comprises surgically implanting an electrical stimulation lead and/or catheter that is in communication with a predetermined site which is coupled to a signal generator and/or infusion pump that release either an electrical signal and/or a pharmaceutical resulting in stimulation of the predetermined site thereby treating the mood and/or anxiety.09-13-2012
20110230701ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC STIMULATORS USED TO TREAT MIGRAINE/SINUS HEADACHE AND COMORBID DISORDERS - Non-invasive electrical nerve stimulation devices and magnetic stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating medical disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by such devices. The disorders comprise migraine and other primary headaches such as cluster headaches, including sinus symptoms that resemble an immune-mediated response (“sinus” headaches), irrespective of whether those symptoms arise from an allergy that is co-morbid with the headache. The disclosed methods may also be used to treat other disorders that may be co-morbid with migraine headaches, such as anxiety disorders. In preferred embodiments of the disclosed methods, one or both of the patient's vagus nerves are stimulated non-invasively. In other embodiments, parts of the sympathetic nervous system and/or the adrenal glands are stimulated.09-22-2011
20110237861ADJUSTABLE IMPLANT AND METHOD OF USE - A system includes an adjustable implant configured for implantation internally within a subject, the adjustable implant comprising a first permanent magnet configured for rotation about a first axis, the first permanent magnet operatively coupled to a drive transmission configured to alter a dimension of the adjustable implant. The system further includes an external adjustment device configured for placement on or adjacent to the skin of the subject, the external adjustment device comprising a second permanent magnet configured for rotation about a second axis and a third permanent magnet configured for rotation about a third axis different from the second axis; and wherein cooperative rotation of the second permanent magnet about the second axis and rotation of the third permanent magnet about the third axis result in rotation of the first permanent magnet about the first axis.09-29-2011
20110237860Magnetic Ink Tissue Markings - The invention provides tissue markings (such as tattoos) comprising magnetic particles, e.g., magnetite, and methods for making and altering, e.g., removing them.09-29-2011
20110306819Methods, Devices And Systems For Cardioelectromagnetic Treatment - Disclosed are methods of treatment or prophylaxis of a cardiac-related condition by electromagnetic field application. A person having or susceptible to such condition is subjected to low-level electromagnetic fields having a frequency between zero up to about 200 Hertz. The diseased state or condition may include diseased heart valves, an enlarged heart, circulatory blockage, coronary insufficiencies, and ischemia. The treatment may be administered non-invasively or invasively. An implantable device for invasively administering the treatment may include at least one component emitting electromagnetic fields having a frequency between zero and about 200 Hertz. The component may include at least one inductor.12-15-2011
20120101326NON-INVASIVE ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC NERVE STIMULATORS USED TO TREAT OVERACTIVE BLADDER AND URINARY INCONTINENCE - Transcutaneous electrical and magnetic nerve stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating lower urinary tract disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by the devices. The disorders comprise overactive bladder, urge incontinence, stress, incontinence, urge frequency, non-obstructive urinary retention and interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome. In preferred embodiments of the disclosed methods, a posterior tibial nerve of a patient is stimulated non-invasively. Methods are disclosed for selecting protocol parameters for a nerve stimulation session for treating each individual patient, wherein modules of the bladder of the patient are represented as coupled non-linear oscillators.04-26-2012
20120101325LOCALLY TARGETED ANTI-FIBROTIC AGENTS AND METHODS OF USE - Effective devices and methods using an antifibrotic agent are provided for treating fibrosis or treating normal fibrous tissue. The devices and methods comprise an antifibrotic agent to degrade shrink, relax or stretch at least a portion of the fibrotic tissue. In some embodiments, the methods and devices are configured to immediately release an effective amount of the antifibrotic agent within 24 hours. In some embodiments, when the device comes in contact directly or indirectly with an activator, the antifibrotic agent will be immediately released from the depot. In some embodiments, the depot provides sustained release of the antifibrotic agent over a period of up to one year to treat fibrous tissue.04-26-2012
20120289763Method, device and system for modulating an activity of brown adipose tissue in a vertebrate subject - Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed herein for treatment of a disease, disorder, or condition in a vertebrate subject. A device is provided that includes one or more passive cooling elements configured to be applied to one or more tissues of a vertebrate subject to modulate at least one activity of brown adipose tissue of the vertebrate subject, wherein at least a portion of the one or more passive cooling elements is configured to be implantable, and wherein the one or more passive cooling elements includes a first portion configured to be in association with the one or more tissues to be cooled, and a second portion configured to be placed in association with one or more tissues adjacent to an external epidermal tissue of the vertebrate subject.11-15-2012
20130144106SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NEURO-EEG SYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - Described are methods, devices, and systems for a novel, inexpensive, easy to use therapy for a number of disorders. Described are methods and devices to treat disorders that involves no medication. Methods and devices described herein use alternating magnetic fields to gently “tune” the brain and affect mood, focus, and cognition of subjects.06-06-2013
20130137917Double emulsion core-shell nano-structure and preparation methods thereof - A double-emulsion core-shell nano-structure and preparation methods thereof is provided. The double-emulsion core-shell nano-structure is a structure of an oil shell enclosing a water core. The double-emulsion core-shell nano-structure can be prepared by simply mixing and stirring to emulsify an aqueous solution of a water soluble polymer and an organic solution of hydrophobic paramagnetic nanoparticles.05-30-2013
20130096362CONFIGURABLE MAGNETIC ORIENTATION SYSTEM - A system for providing at an application surface of a therapeutic device a multitude of magnetic flux lines of different angles and strengths, including a plurality of arms and a plurality of magnets. Each arm piece may have one or more connecting members and one or more magnet receiving sockets or recesses. At least some of the one or more connecting members are generally configured to attach to one or more attachment or mating mechanisms on other arms. The magnets are placed in the sockets, and the connecting members of the plurality of arms are connected such that the arms form huh-and-spoke configurations, chain-configurations, loops, lines, or any combination of the above.04-18-2013
20130096361Uniform field magnetization and targeting of therapeutic formulations - Systems and methods for magnetic targeting of therapeutic particles are provided. Therapeutic particles comprise one or more magnetic or magnetizable materials and at least one therapeutic agent. Therapeutic particles are specifically targeted using uniform magnetic fields capable of magnetizing magnetizable materials, and can be targeted to particular locations in the body, or can be targeted for capture, containment, and removal. Also provided are bioresorbable nanoparticles prepared without the use of organic solvents, and methods for therapeutically using such bioresorbable nanoparticles.04-18-2013
20130144107SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NEURO-EEG SYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - Described are methods, devices, and systems for a novel, inexpensive, easy to use therapy for a number of disorders. Described are methods and devices to treat disorders that involves no medication. Methods and devices described herein use alternating magnetic fields to gently “tune” the brain and affect mood, focus, and cognition of subjects.06-06-2013
20130144108SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NEURO-EEG SYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - Described are methods, devices, and systems for a novel, inexpensive, easy to use therapy for a number of disorders. Described are methods and devices to treat disorders that involves no medication. Methods and devices described herein use alternating magnetic fields to gently “tune” the brain and affect mood, focus, and cognition of subjects.06-06-2013
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20110245579MEDICAL EFFECTOR SYSTEM - A sedation delivery system comprised of a bedside unit and a procedure unit. The bedside unit contains a series of connection points for receiving inputs from a series of patient monitors. The procedure unit contains a patient monitoring and a drug delivery pump or magnetic flux generator capable of sedative therapy to a patient. The sedation delivery system contains the capability to issue and receive a request from a non-sedated patient, issue and receive a request from a sedated patient and then to calculate a time difference. The sedation delivery system program operates the pump or magnetic flux generator based upon at least some of the patient outputs and program inputs including a calculated time difference. A removable umbilical cable connects the two units and allows the output of the patient monitors as well as other information to travel between the two units.10-06-2011
20130150650SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NEURO-EEG SYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - Described are methods, devices, and systems for a novel, inexpensive, easy to use therapy for a number of disorders. Described are methods and devices to treat disorders that involves no medication. Methods and devices described herein use alternating magnetic fields to gently “tune” the brain and affect mood, focus, and cognition of subjects.06-13-2013
20130150651SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NEURO-EEG SYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY - Described are methods, devices, and systems for a novel, inexpensive, easy to use therapy for a number of disorders. Described are methods and devices to treat disorders that involves no medication. Methods and devices described herein use alternating magnetic fields to gently “tune” the brain and affect mood, focus, and cognition of subjects.06-13-2013
20130150652Hemostasis Composition with Magnetite - A composition and method of arresting the flow of blood from a bleeding wound. The composition preferably includes an anhydrous salt ferrate compound preferably combined with an effective amount of an insoluble cation exchange material and an effective amount of anhydrous Magnetite mixed uniformly together. Povidone iodine may be added for enhanced antimicrobial properties. In the method, a quantity of the composition is magnetically attached to a surface of a magnet, after which the powderous mixture is applied to the wound by pressing the surface covered with the powderous compound against the wound for a time sufficient to clot the blood to arrest substantial further blood flow from the wound.06-13-2013
20110288362Magnetic field applicator system - A magnetic field applicator system wherein a plurality of magnets are generally fixed within an applicator base, each of the plurality of magnets having a magnetic axis at an angle different to other magnets in the plurality of magnets. The magnetic axis may be random with respect to others within the plurality of magnets. Also disclosed is a system for making the magnetic field applicator system.11-24-2011
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20120088953Fractured Bone Treatment Methods And Fractured Bone Treatment Assemblies - Fractured bone treatment methods and fractured bone treatment assemblies are described. According to one aspect, a fractured bone treatment method includes generating an attractive magnetic force proximate to a fracture in a fractured bone and maintaining pieces of the fractured bone in proper anatomical positions with respect to one another using the attractive magnetic force.04-12-2012
20120095279NEBULIZING AND DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE - The invention relates generally to a device for delivering a substance in an aerosol, liquid or cream form into a cellular organism with the assistance of asymmetric pulse magnetic energy and ultrasound.04-19-2012
20130211180MAGNETIC DEVICE FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSE - A combined magnetic and irradiating device for therapeutic purposes applies infrared rays and magnetic force. The device includes a shell designed to be gripped by a user, including an outer surface shaped by at least three flat areas, and an inner bore-hole formed inside the shell for receiving first and second magnets in close connection with each other. Both magnets have north and south pole surfaces and an axis, respectively, aligned with each other, and said north pole surface of the first magnet is exposed on a surface of the shell. Windows having an inner rim are arranged on each flat area of the shell. Said close connection is established between the south pole surface of the first magnet and north pole surface of the second magnet. At least one infrared radiating tablet is fixed in said window and abutted against said rim by a clamp placed inside said bore-hole.08-15-2013

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