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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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ATS Medical Announces Regulatory Approval Of The ATS Open Pivot AP360 Mechanical Heart Valve In Japan

ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, announced the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has approved commercial distribution of the ATS Open Pivot(R) AP360(TM) Mechanical Heart Valve. The ATS AP360 … Continue reading

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American College Of Physicians Tells President Obama And Congress Of The Urgent Need To Move Forward On Essential Reforms

“The unfortunate truth is that by many measures, the State of America’s health care is in decline,” Joseph W. Stubbs, MD, FACP, president of the American College of Physicians (ACP), reported at ACP’s annual State of the Nation’s Health Care … Continue reading

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Cook Medical Launches Spectrum Glide To Combat Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections

Cook Medical announces the general availability in Europe of Cook Spectrum® Glide™ Minocycline/Rifampin Impregnated Catheters. Spectrum, created by Cook’s Critical Care strategic business unit, has been specifically designed to provide the best protection against catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), which according … Continue reading

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