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Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Pfizer to buy Anacor in $5.2 Billion Deal
Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) is buying Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc (ANAC.O) in a $5.2 billion deal to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, just a month after the U.S. drug major scrapped plans to acquire Allergan Plc (AGN.N). Anacor shares surged...
May 17, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Let the Regulation Begin! FDA Issues Guidance for 3D-Printed Medical Devices
According to market research firm Gartner, medical 3D printing is at the forefront of both the progress and mass adoption of 3D printing overall. Evidence of this is popping up worldwide, from the 3D-printed prosthetics being produced by various groups...
May 16, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Special Stimulated Cartilage Could Help Repair Hard to Heal Bones
Stem cells could one day be stimulated to make a special type of cartilage to help repair large, hard-to-heal bone fractures – a potential boon for doctors treating big-money athletes, USC researchers say. Gage Crump, senior author, and his colleagues...
May 16, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Keep your Back and Spine Healthy with These 7 Steps
Imbalanced spine and weak back due to a sedentary lifestyle can really make you feel miserable. There are few things you can do to remove unnecessary pain and discomfort as you work actively to maintain a strong and healthy back:...
May 12, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Revolutionary New Procedure KAMRA Could Replace Reading Glasses
Millions of Americans use reading glasses every day, but a new procedure could eliminate the need for some people. Donna Glenn, 51, took advantage of the new treatment, KAMRA inlay surgery, after getting fed up with her glasses. “I had to...
May 12, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Hide Wrinkles with New Second Skin
Scientists claim to have developed an invisible elastic film that can be applied to the skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and eye bags. Once applied, the formula dries to form a film that “mimics the properties of youthful...
May 10, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Hospital Superbugs Reduces with New Infection Prevention Control System
HOSPITAL-acquired infections at a private academic hospital in Johannesburg dropped significantly after a new system for infection prevention and control was established, a study finds. Ventilator-associated pneumonias in the intensive care unit (ICU) decreased by 42% and central-line associated bloodstream...
May 10, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Scientists Turn Skin Cells into Heart Cells and Brain Cells Using Drugs
In a major breakthrough, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes transformed skin cells into heart cells and brain cells using a combination of chemicals. All previous work on cellular reprogramming required adding external genes to the cells, making this accomplishment an...
May 10, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
State of the Art Proton Therapy Cancer Treatment Saves New Mom’s Eyesight
Orlando, Fla – An enormous high tech machine is providing new hope to patients across the country with inoperable tumors. Proton therapy is a precise radiation technique that reduces the side effects often accompanied by traditional treatment options. Thanks to...
May 9, 2016
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