Technology
Nov 22, 2006
It has long been assumed that of all available vision-correction options, laser eye surgery is the most risky. But now, reports the Boston Globe, some...
Nov 20, 2006
It would have been easy for FDA to maintain the 14-year ban on silicone-gel breast implants. The ban had a number of vocal proponents, and the controversy from...
Nov 17, 2006
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Nov 15, 2006
For years in the treatment of heart attacks, it has been dogma that opening blocked arteries is always a good idea, regardless of when it's done. Now, a...
Nov 14, 2006
German researchers have found that inflating drug-coated balloons inside arteries to medicate blood vessels affected by restenosis may be a more safe and...
Nov 13, 2006
Last week FDA outlined a plan to strengthen its monitoring of medical devices after they hit the market. The report by the Postmarket Transformation ...
Nov 08, 2006
The results of a study involving patients who underwent balloon sinuplasty is good news for patients who want a faster recovery, doctors who want to save...
Nov 07, 2006
Today's New York Times has an extensive article on the use of electrical stimulation for treatment of migraine headaches. Drug therapy has proven...
Nov 06, 2006
Thoratec Inc.'s (Pleasanton, CA) heart pump may be part of a cure for congestive heart failure, according to a study published in the New England Journal of...
Nov 03, 2006
Pharmabiz.com reports that it's "boom time" for medical devices in China. The country is becoming more competitive in the realm of R...