Technology
Mar 28, 2007
Two studies published today call for women with breast cancer or at high risk of it to undergo a magnetic imaging scan once a year after age 30, reports the...
Mar 27, 2007
A pending article in the New England Journal of Medicine, whose results were released yesterday at the American College of Cardiology meeting, concludes what...
Mar 26, 2007
Abbott's Xience drug-eluting stent outperformed Boston Scientific's Taxus for keeping blood vessels open, according to a study presented at the American...
Mar 21, 2007
FDA has approved what St. Jude Medical (St. Paul, MN) calls the first U.S. heart failure device to suppress atrial fibrillation (AF). The device, called the...
Mar 20, 2007
British authorities have issued a safety alert about a potential malfunction in implantable cardioverter-defibrillators made by Guidant, now owned by Boston...
Mar 14, 2007
Janet Moore gets it. It is all too common for industry to be completely left out of mainstream media pieces on medical innovations. Such stories often focus...
Mar 09, 2007
A professor at Purdue University not only recognizes the AIDS epidemic in Africa--he's doing something about it. In an extensive project that involves...
Mar 08, 2007
A research team at Ritsumeikan University in Japan has developed a prototype of a miniature robot that could be inserted into the body to perform medical...
Mar 07, 2007
A bill to modernize Medicare's reimbursement system for diagnostic tests was reintroduced into the House this week, with strong support from AdvaMed. The...
Mar 02, 2007
Daylight Savings Time gets longer this year. A federal law passed in 2005 extending it by four weeks in order to save energy goes into effect this month. That...