Ads by Google

General Health

Atrium Recalls HYDRAGLIDE Brand Heparin-Coated Thoracic Drainage Catheters

Atrium Medical Corporation is initiating a voluntary and precautionary recall of selected lots of HYDRAGLIDE Brand Heparin-Coated Thoracic Drainage Catheters. Limited lots of Atrium heparin-coated Hydraglide Thoracic Catheters were manufactured with heparin found to have been contaminated with oversulfated chondroitin sulfate (OSCS).

Health and Wellness: 

Artificial Insemination Increasingly Second Choice

California fertility specialists are edging away from a traditional and well-known infertility treatment -- artificial insemination -- saying newer and improving in vitro fertilization technology tends to cost less and work far better in the long run, ultimately saving patients time, money and heartache.

Health and Wellness: 

Turning On Cell-Cell Communication Wipes Out Staph Biofilms

University of Iowa researchers have succeeded in wiping out established biofilms of Staphylococcus aureus (staph) by hijacking one of the bacteria's own regulatory systems. Although the discovery is not ready for clinical application, the findings offer insight into a dispersal mechanism for staph biofilms and might help identify therapeutic targets.

Health and Wellness: 

Pages