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IRRAflow Wins CONNECT’s “2019 Most Innovative New Product” Award
Breakthrough medical device that transforms treatment of intracranial bleeding recognized as most innovative new medical device from southern California. IRRAS AB, a global healthcare company with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products for neurocritical care, announced today that IRRAflow has been...
December 9, 2019
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Permanent Hair Dye and Straighteners May Increase Breast Cancer Risk 
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don’t use these products. The study published online Dec. 4...
December 4, 2019
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Genetron Health Obtains Approval for Semiconductor-based NGS System GENETRON S5
Genetron Health, a China-based precision oncology company that covers full-cycle cancer care, has obtained regulatory approval in China to launch its GENETRON S5 for clinical use. The approval of a new desktop medium-throughput semiconductor-based next generation sequencing (NGS) system—GENETRON S5,...
December 2, 2019
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US Medical Innovations Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Canady Plasma Smart XL-1000 Generator 
US Medical Innovations, LLC (USMI), a Biomedical and Life Science subsidiary of US Patent Innovations, LLC (USPI) announced today the U.S. Food And Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance (#K192124) to market and sell the Canady Plasma® Smart XL-1000™ Electrosurgical Generator...
November 26, 2019
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Hologic to sell Cynosure medical aesthetics business for $205m
Hologic, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Cynosure medical aesthetics business to an affiliate of investment funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for a total purchase price of $205 million in cash,...
November 21, 2019
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Synaptic Medical Appoints Robert Ricker as President of US Commercialization
LAKE FOREST, Calif., October 24, 2019 – Synaptic Medical, a medical device company that focuses on developing breakthrough products for the treatment of arrhythmias and other cardiovascular diseases, today announced that Robert C. Ricker has been appointed President of US...
November 20, 2019
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After a Dramatic Rise, the Average U.S. Medical Radiation Doses Now Are Decreasing 
The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) today issued a new report showing a 15 to 20 % reduction in diagnostic and interventional medical radiation doses to the U.S. population from 2006 to 2016. Except for computed tomography (CT) scans, most medical...
November 18, 2019
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WPI Engineers Create a Miniaturized, Wireless Oxygen Sensor for Sick Infants to Enable Parents to Take Them Home Sooner
Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are developing a sensor the size of a Band-Aid that will measure a baby’s blood oxygen levels, a vital indication of the lungs’ effectiveness and whether the baby’s tissue is receiving adequate oxygen supply....
November 18, 2019
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AHF Lauds WHO’s Belated Pre-Qualification of the Ebola Vaccine
After more than four years of testing and vaccinations under compassionate use protocols, the most effective Ebola vaccine has at last received World Health Organization (WHO) pre-qualification, clearing regulatory hurdles for its wide-scale use. “AHF has been calling for an approved...
November 14, 2019
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