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Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment Eases Spinal Pain

July 22, 2014 11:03 am | Comments

"... extreme back pain due to spinal tumors degrades quality of life, and until now, limited minimally invasive procedural options ... have been available,” said Nam D. Tran, M.D., and Ph.D., neuro-oncology surgeon. “This multi-center study validates t-RFA as a treatment option that provides rapid, lasting pain relief without the need to interrupt the patient’s primary cancer therapy.”

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New Technique Uses 'Simulated' Human Heart To Screen Drugs

July 21, 2014 10:23 am | by Coventry University | Comments

A Coventry University scientist has developed a pioneering new way – using samples of beating heart tissue – to test the effect of drugs on the heart without using human or animal trials...                 

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Free Support Kit To Help Prevent Healthcare Injuries

July 21, 2014 10:17 am | by Handicare | Comments

The non-profit NoInjuries.com initiative is offering a free support kit to help prevent healthcare injuries to both caregivers and patients. The kit contains useful tools and tips for implementing and sustaining a facility-wide healthcare injuries prevention program...

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Orbis Launches Seventh Flying Eye Hospital Program In Mongolia

July 21, 2014 9:23 am | by Orbis | Comments

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is visiting Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for the seventh time to conduct an intensive and comprehensive training and skills exchange program aimed at strengthening ophthalmic services in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia...          

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Best Anticoagulants After Orthopedic Procedures Depends On Type Of Surgery

July 21, 2014 9:17 am | by Wiley | Comments

Current guidelines do not distinguish between aspirin and more potent blood thinners for protecting against blood clots in patients who undergo major orthopedic operations, leaving the decision up to individual clinicians...          

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Scientists Successfully Generate Human Platelets

July 21, 2014 9:14 am | by Brigham and Women's Hospital | Comments

Scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a scalable, next-generation platelet bioreactor to generate fully functional human platelets in vitro. The work is a major biomedical advancement that will help address blood transfusion needs worldwide...

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FDA Expands Clearance Of BioSphere Putty For Spine Indications

July 18, 2014 11:54 am | Comments

Synergy Biomedical, LLC, a developer of novel biomaterial products, has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market BioSphere Putty as a bone graft extender for use in the posterolateral spine.

KARL STORZ Launches New Analytics Tool

July 18, 2014 11:49 am | Comments

KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America is pleased to announce its release of a new solution to enhance OR workflow, efficiency and collaboration.                   

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Scientists Try To Create Biological Pacemaker

July 18, 2014 11:41 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | Comments

No batteries required: Scientists are creating a biological pacemaker by injecting a gene into the hearts of sick pigs that changed ordinary cardiac cells into a special kind that induces a steady heartbeat...       

New Lawsuits Filed In The Stryker Hip Replacement Recall Litigation

July 17, 2014 11:42 am | by Business Wire | Comments

Wendy Fleishman and Lexi Hazam, of the national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, has announced that over the past month 20 hip replacement patients represented by Lieff Cabraser have filed personal injury lawsuits against Stryker Orthopaedics.

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Robot-Assisted Surgery Controls Prostate Cancer For Ten Years

July 16, 2014 3:46 pm | by Henry Ford Health System | Comments

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital...                    

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New Research Leads to New Tests and Targeted Treatments for Crohn's Disease

July 16, 2014 1:16 pm | by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America | Comments

Specific types of bacteria and accompanying gene expression patterns in the small intestine affect the development and progression of inflammatory bowel (IBD) diseases in children...                    

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New Hope For Treatment Of Alzheimer's Disease

July 16, 2014 11:00 am | by Douglas Mental Health University Institute | Comments

A new discovery by Judes Poirier and his team at Douglas Mental Health Institute and McGill University in Montreal (Canada) opens new avenues for treatment against this devastating disease...               

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Protein's 'Hands' Enable Bacteria To Establish Infection

July 16, 2014 10:02 am | by Kansas State University | Comments

When it comes to infecting humans and animals, bacteria need a helping hand. Kansas State University biochemists have found the helping hand: groups of tiny protein loops on the surface of cells...              

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Four Lessons For Effective, Efficient Research In Healthcare Settings

July 16, 2014 9:58 am | by University of Colorado Denver | Comments

Thousands of studies take place every year in healthcare settings. A report published recently in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine describes how to do many of these studies more rapidly...              

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