Boston Scientific Corporation announced enrollment of the first patient in the SONOMA post-market approval study of the Company's NexStent Carotid Stent System used in conjunction with the FilterWire EZ Embolic Protection System.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting livestock and fish/shrimp feed manufacturers about a voluntary recall of products used in feed production because several have been found to contain melamine and related compounds.
HealthSouth Corporation and Motorika will collaborate to create new products for robot-assisted therapy in the home in an effort to advance the use of technology in providing enhanced rehabilitative care to patients.
United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for the patent, entitled "Direct Assay of Cholesterol in Skin Samples Removed by Tape Stripping" to PreMD.
This finding overturns a long-held, but much-debated, theory that limb acquisition was a novel evolutionary event, requiring the descendents of lobed-fin fish to dramatically alter their genes to adapt their bodies to their new environments of streams and swamps.
Illicit drug users or people with mental problems disproportionately curb the number of African-Americans and/or women eligible to participate in medical research.
Hillary Clinton made a health care reform proposal on Thursday, which was focused on decreasing healthcare costs. She is also expected to make two other offers concerning health care system, one connected with the improvement of the quality of health care system in general, and the other is connected to making health insurance more affordable to all Americans.
The Baltimore City Health Department to support the expanded use of buprenorphine and methadone to treat addiction to heroin and other opiates.
Heal the Bay released its 2006-2007 Annual California Beach Report Card on May 23, 2007. In Los Angeles County, the Long Beach area suffered a dramatic drop in water quality during the last year.
Approximately 4.4 million Americans are currently using prescription pain relievers for non medical purposes, and another 2.4 million have used heroin at some time in their lives.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked manufacturers to include a new boxed warning on the product labeling of all gadolinium-based contrast agents which are used to enhance the quality of magnetic resonance imaging.
Researchers found that COX inhibitors such as traditional nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may undermine any purported protection against heart disease in participants taking estrogen therapy.
Urgent Medical Device Correction issued for CoaguChek PT test strips, used in anticoagulation monitoring, has been addressed and duplicate testing is no longer required for CoaguChek PT Test Strips, lot numbers 560A and higher.
DRAXIS Health has received notification from the US Food and Drug Administration that the company's manufacturing operations in Montreal continue to maintain their classification as acceptable facilities.
In the US, a growing number of cases of patients waking up during surgery occur - close to 40,000 each year.
CAS Medical Systems will be introducing its line of LIFEGARD Patient Monitors, co-branded with Analogic Corporation.
Spectrum Laboratory Products is initiating a voluntary nationwide recall of Caffeine Citrated, Powder, Purified, after receiving a complaint about potential sub potency.
Home healthcare services are attracting increased interest and attention owing to their ability to provide cost-effective treatment to patients in the comfort and privacy of their own homes.
Addressing the long-neglected needs of crime victims with disabilities is the focus of a new partnership announced by the National Council on Disability, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, and the National Center for Victims of Crime.
Dr. Crow's presentation will showcase how Kryptiq's solutions enabled his practice to improve the quality of care and service its patients receive.
Brca2 gene guides the development of the embryonic nervous system by triggering repair of broken DNA in rapidly dividing cells, ensuring normal size and function and preventing medulloblastoma.
Ingenious Med will provide its software and services to TeamHealth to consolidate and capture charges and performance data across select hospital medicine programs throughout TeamHealth's network of more than 400 hospitalists.
fsPhysioMed announced that its mechanical penile traction device, the Extender, has been demonstrated to produce from 10 degree to 45 degree improvements in Peyronie's curvatures for study patients.
Drug Eluting Nanostructured Coatings Enable Targeted Drug Therapy For Patients With Orthopedic Implants
Drug delivery systems have progressed from the teaspoon to time-release capsules to drug-eluting stents.
The majority of deceased-donor kidneys are allocated to patients with end-stage renal disease on a "first-come, first-serve" basis, rather than through careful matching, despite the fact that there is little risk of immediate death from renal ailments.
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