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Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Tips for Women on Preventing Heart Disease from the FDA
The FDA released a consumer health information update on June 2 that provides women with tips on preventing heart disease. Approximately 25 percent of women die from heart disease, the leading cause of death among women according to data from...
June 24, 2016
Resource Library
FDA Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Medical Device Amendments
In 1976, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple and a gallon of gas was $.59. And in another action that has had long term impact, President Ford signed the Medical Device Amendments that closed the dangerous gap between what...
June 24, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Trauma Surgeons Superhuman Efforts at Orlando Health
A 6-year-old boy with abnormal pupils and gasping for breath. A 26-year-old pregnant woman with a gunshot wound to her abdomen. A 54-year-old male with blood pouring from a wound in his thigh. Now add 43 more patients. Imagine you are the...
June 23, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Baby Bentley Born with Brain Formed Outside of Skull
When Sierra Yoder went with her husband Dustin to get her 22-week ultrasound and find out the sex of their baby, she was shocked when the concerned doctor sent her to a neurosurgeon. Soon after, the baby was diagnosed with encephalocele, a...
June 23, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Drug May Block Breast Cancer in High-Risk Women
(CNN) Scientists might have just pinpointed a nonsurgical way for women at a high risk of breast cancer to minimize their chances of developing the devastating disease. About 12% of all women across the United States will develop breast cancer in...
June 22, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
New Hydrogel Can Carry Hard-to-Deliver Drugs
The new hydrogel was created in the lab of Rice University bioengineer Jeffrey Hartgerink, where bioengineers create custom peptides that can promote healing and tissue growth. This hydrogel aims to take advantage of the gaps in peptide nanofibers, enabling it...
June 22, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
XPS Machine Keeps Lungs Alive Outside of Body
The XPS machine by XVIVO Perfusion, is changing the way doctors think about lung transplants. It’s already cleared for use in Canada and Europe and is currently in clinical trials in the United States. Produced by Grace Raver. Video courtesy of...
June 22, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Clarks Summit Cardiologist Samir Pancholy Invents Medical Device for Heart Patients
CLARKS SUMMIT — A doctor nationally renowned for his advances in emergency heart care invented a device to prevent complications during catheterization. Samir Pancholy, M.D., an interventional cardiologist in Clarks Summit, helped introduce the nation to a less painful, safer...
June 20, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Inovio and GeneOne Life Science Approved for Human Trial of Zika DNA Vaccine
Inovio and GeneOne Life Science have received approval to initiate a Phase I human trial to evaluate Inovio’s Zika DNA vaccine (GLS-5700) to prevent infection from the Zika virus. In preclinical testing this synthetic vaccine induced robust antibody and T cell...
June 20, 2016
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