News tagged with medical devices
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(HealthDay)—The North American Spine Society (NASS) has adopted strict divestment and disclosure policies with no detrimental effects, according to research published online Oct. 22 in The Spine Journal.
Other Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In HIV-plagued sub-Saharan Africa, it can take up to three months for mothers to learn whether their babies have been infected by the deadly virus, delaying what could be life-sustaining treatment.
HIV & AIDS Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A joint investigation by the BMJ and Daily Telegraph has exposed the major flaws in the current EU system used for regulating medical devices, such as hip replacements and breast implants.
Other Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Data missing from clinical trials can undermine the credibility of those trials, and little attention has been focused on this issue until recently, experts say.
Medical research Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A breast implant scandal affecting thousands of women this year damaged confidence and highlighted the need to tighten controls in Europe on everyday medical devices, the European Commission said Wednesday.
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(Medical Xpress)—A new pediatric medical device being developed by Georgia Tech and Emory University could make life easier for every parent who has rushed to the doctor with a child screaming from an ear ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
What began in the Dentistry lab of Professor Paul Santerre more than a decade ago is now Interface Biologics Inc. (IBI) - a privately-held company poised to transform the market for medical devices in the ...
Surgery Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Inpatient hospital treatment accounts for the largest proportion of health care spending in the U.S., with the use of diagnostic imaging services such as MRIs, frequently implicated as the probable cause. ...
Health Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intraaortic balloon pump fails to improve mortality rate in cardiogenic shock patients: The IABP-SHOCK II study
A balloon pump inserted in the aorta is currently the most widely used support device in the treatment of cardiogenic shock and, since its introduction in 1968, has been used in several million people. However, there is still ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A contact lens sensor (CLS) provides safe and tolerable 24-hour monitoring of intraocular pressure (IOP) patterns in patients with or suspected of having glaucoma, according to research published ...
Ophthalmology Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new type of heart valve surgery known as transcatheter aortic valve implantation "cannot be justified on medical or cost effectiveness grounds" warn experts in a paper published in BMJ today.
Cardiology Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Generic competition - a billion-dollar problem for brand-name drug companies since the 1980s - is making inroads in the orthopedic medical devices industry. Last week Cardinal Health Inc., one of the three biggest device ...
Medications Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical devices save countless lives, and increasingly functions such as data storage and wireless communication allow for individualized patient care and other advances. But after their recent study, an interdisciplinary ...
Other Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New medical devices take a long time to reach the market and many never make it. Jon Johnson, a researcher at Cambridges Institute for Manufacturing, is looking at ways of ...
Medications Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study lead by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) shows an association between increased concentrations of phthalates in the body and an increased risk of diabetes in women. Phthalates are endocrine disrupting ...
Diabetes Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |