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The goal is to "cure, prevent, or manage all disease" in the next 80 or so years, a timeframe the 30-something couple are unlikely to live to see.
by Barbara Ortutatay, AP Technology Writer
9.22.2016
12:25pm
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Hundreds of internal documents shed new light on how drugmakers and their allies shaped the national response to the ongoing wave of prescription opioid abuse.
by Matthew Perrone and Ben Wieder, Associated Press and The Center For Public Integrity
9.22.2016
12:22pm
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The LOTUS Edge valve system is indicated for aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis who are considered at high risk for surgical valve replacement.
by Boston Scientific
9.22.2016
12:12pm
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The hospital, now under construction in suburban Aurora, is expected to cost around $1.7 billion, nearly triple the 2014 estimate.
by Dan Elliott, Associated Press
9.22.2016
12:06pm
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In the talc and ovarian cancer litigation, this philosophical battle will continue to develop.
by Joseph J. Weller
9.22.2016
12:04pm
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Terry Norchi, one of three founders of the company, says its AC5 Hemostatic Devices will rely on self-assembling peptides to deliver a totally new approach to controlling bleeding and fluid loss.
9.22.2016
1:40am
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The industry and its allies spent more than $880 million nationwide on lobbying and campaign contributions from 2006 through 2015.
by Geoff Mulvihill, Liz Essley Whyte, and Ben Wieder, Associated Press and Center For Public Integrity
9.22.2016
1:30am
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The new system has two working channels that enable therapeutic access using standard tools, such as snares and forceps, to take biopsies or perform polypectomies.
by GI View Ltd.
9.22.2016
1:10am
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Gap plans, used to cover out-of-pocket expenses like high deductibles, are becoming increasingly popular among consumers and businesses.
by Bram Sable-Smith, Side Effects Public Media
9.22.2016
1:01am
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Abbott Laboratories executives expressed that the sale is part of an ongoing effort to streamline their offerings.
9.20.2016
3:04pm
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TransOral Robotic Surgery offers patients an option to remove certain head and neck cancer tumors without visible scarring, while preserving speech and the ability to eat.
by Henry Ford Health System
9.20.2016
3:03pm
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This approval allows the company to begin enrolling patients in the pivotal study of its novel Chocolate Touch drug-coated balloon.
by QT Vascular Ltd.
9.20.2016
3:02pm
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As an all-natural odor elimination system, HYscent relies on a blend of pure essential oils and pure fragrance oils.
9.20.2016
3:01pm
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The Massachusetts appeals court found that the jury was presented with an "incomplete picture" prior to its verdict in favor of Boston Scientific Corp.
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9.20.2016
9:43am
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The federal government is considering a regulatory change that would again criminalize payments in exchange for bone-marrow transplants.
by Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
9.20.2016
9:41am
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The new units will be made in the U.S. with global materials offering shorter lead times and lower cost to the end-user.
9.20.2016
8:55am
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The OtoLase solution is a combination of reusable fiber and handpieces with different single-use tips, allowing for smooth, individualized, and cost effective operation of varied pathologies in the middle ear.
by Lumenis Ltd.
9.20.2016
8:28am
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NanOss Bioactive bone void filler is an advanced bone graft substitute composed of nano-structured hydroxyapatite granules and an open structured engineered collagen carrier.
by RTI Surgical
9.20.2016
7:42am
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A retired ER doc who is now on the board of the Marin Healthcare District, Dr. Larry Bedard is lobbying to allow patients at Marin General Hospital in northern California to openly use medical cannabis.
9.19.2016
9:54am
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One analysis of 400 studies involving a variety of diseases found 30 percent hadn't disclosed results within four years of completion.
by The Associated Press
9.19.2016
9:35am
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The new logistics program is designed to simplify product packaging, reduce shipping costs, and build sustainability.
by OIA Global
9.19.2016
8:58am
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Based on the polyester band platform, Jazz Lock simplifies the surgical procedure by replacing the locking screw and connecting rod with an innovative locking system.
by Implanet
9.19.2016
8:31am
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The gown features lightweight latex-free blue recyclable polyolefin that is manufactured in the U.S.
9.19.2016
8:12am
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Susan Khalil, MD, shares insights on developing mentorship approaches that lead to better balance and improved patient care.
9.16.2016
9:28am
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The state paid Oracle $240 million to create its Cover Oregon website but ultimately abandoned the site and joined the federal exchange to comply with the Affordable Care Act.
by Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
9.16.2016
9:26am
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EBR Systems’ WiSE Technology is the world’s only wireless, endocardial pacing system for stimulating the heart’s left ventricle.
by EBR Systems, Inc.
9.16.2016
9:16am
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Graham Smith, a specialist engineer by profession, was pushed to the point of desperate action by a diagnosed case of septicemia.
9.16.2016
8:35am
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Officials say the money will create the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, which will study ways to fight air pollution, gun violence, and obesity.
by Kasey Jones, Associated Press
9.16.2016
8:03am
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The federal government will pay the settlement because the center is a federally qualified community nonprofit health center that's insured by the Federal Tort Claims Act.
by Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press
9.15.2016
10:02am
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This robust suite of capabilities on the A7 can not only assist the staff in potentially reducing anesthetic agent usage and waste but can also help protect the environment from harmful emissions.
by Mindray
9.15.2016
9:41am
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The teams rush to areas where the disease is reported and help with local efforts to identify other patients and healthcare workers who may have been in contact with an infected person.
by Virginia Anderson, Kaiser Health News
9.15.2016
9:37am
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The VisuMax Femtosecond Laser removes a small amount of eye tissue to permanently reshape the cornea.
by US Food and Drug Administration
9.15.2016
9:03am
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The product line includes SurgiSeal, SurgiSeal Stylus, and SurgiSeal Twist topical skin adhesives.
by Adhezion Biomedical
9.15.2016
8:07am
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Facilities will be required to assess their risks and develop emergency response plans, along with communication and training protocol.
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9.14.2016
9:44am
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Newly FDA cleared, the Enseal X1 Large Jaw Tissue Sealer is suggested for open procedures such as colectomies and hysterectomies.
9.14.2016
9:23am
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Direct costs became significantly lower in the surgical group during the third year after surgery, as a result of less antiepileptic drug use.
by Wiley
9.14.2016
9:06am
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From 2011 to 2015, insurers’ payments to hospitals, laboratories, treatment centers and other medical providers for these patients grew from $32 million to $446 million.
by Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
9.14.2016
7:44am
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In a TV news report, physicians highlight the benefits of 3D printing technology in preparing for surgery and communicating the particulars of the procedure to concerned families.
by KSDK-TV
9.14.2016
7:26am
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The surgery was performed at John Radcliffe Hospital in a trial involving 12 patients undergoing operations with increasing complexity.
9.13.2016
9:39am
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The new device leverages the EmboTrap platform design, engineered to trap and remove a variety of clot types and rapidly re-establish flow, with an integrated fragment protection zone.
by Neuravi
9.13.2016
9:01am
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