Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Vitamin Could Alleviate Chronic, Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers have found a possible way to protect people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from severe long-term disability: increase nervous-system levels of a vital compound, called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), by giving its chemical precursor – nicotinamide, a form of vitamin … Continue reading

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Cook Medical Receives FDA Approval To Market Improved Zenith(R) AAA Iliac Flex Legs And Z-Trak(TM) Introduction System

Further innovating the field of advanced aortic disease repair technologies, Cook Medical announced approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its improved Zenith Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Iliac Flex Legs and Z-Trak Introduction System, made for … Continue reading

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Combined Minimally Invasive Procedures Offer New Option For Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis

Surgeons at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Institute for Spinal Disorders have combined three innovative minimally invasive spine surgery procedures to treat spinal curvature in adults, a common consequence of aging. An article in the October issue of the Journal of Spinal … Continue reading

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1,000 Nurses Call On Congress To Act Now On Patient Safety – California Nurses Association

More than 1,000 registered nurses from across the country rallied in Washington DC Wednesday, raising an unprecedented, unified voice for patient safety reforms and new, national standards for patient care conditions and standards for nurses. The event was sponsored by … Continue reading

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