News tagged with medical device
The US House of Representatives ignored a White House veto threat and voted Thursday to repeal a tax on medical devices, an element of President Barack Obama's health care law which Republicans say kills jobs and hinders ...
Health Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Three patients with chronic kidney failure treated at a dialysis center in Los Angeles County, California contracted a bacterial infection in the blood (sepsis) caused by improper cleaning and disinfection of a reusable medical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- "Maxed out on the medications," is how Bill Ezzell describes his struggle with blood pressure. It's dangerously high even though the North Carolina man swallows six different drugs a day.
Cardiology May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Insulin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes who are noncompliant with their medication or clinic appointments face increased all-cause mortality, according to a study published online April ...
Diabetes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In parts of the world without reliable electricity, a pedal-powered nebulizer could provide life-saving asthma treatments. Small wax-filled sleeping bags could keep premature infants warm. ...
Other Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Both the US and UK are pouring money into building proton accelerators to treat cancer. They have been described as the world's "most costly medical devices" but in an article published in the British Medical Journal today, ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than 30% of the one million heart attack victims in the United States each year die before seeking medical attention. Although widespread education campaigns describe the warning signs of a heart attack, the average ...
Cardiology Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered that laser shock peening has an amazing effect when applied to magnesium alloys. When used on a magnesium alloy, LSP makes the alloy stronger and better ...
Other Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Posterior C1 screw fixation can be performed safely and accurately, without significant hemorrhaging, according to a study published in the March issue of The Spine Journal.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who have had metal-on-metal hip replacements are no more likely to develop cancer in the first seven years after surgery than the general population, although a longer-term study is required, a study published in ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney had a heart transplant Saturday, after five heart attacks over the past 25 years and countless medical procedures to keep him going. Cheney, 71, waited nearly two ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An inventor who has won numerous awards for his cutting edge designs has developed a product he believes could revolutionise hospital treatment.
Other Mar 20, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
An Adelaide ultrasound device is set to reduce invasive treatments for women after childbirth, thanks to a collaboration arranged by the Flinders University-based Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP).
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Therapeutic Goods Administration's record on medical device regulation lacks transparency according to research led by the University of Sydney.
Other Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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Other Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0