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March 12, 2007 — FORTUNE Magazine has named St. Jude Medical Inc. one of “America’s Most Admired Companies” for 2007. St. Jude Medical ranked No. 1 in the Medical Products and Equipment Companies...

March 6, 2007 — A first-of its-kind study has shown that cardiac arrhythmias, one of the most common yet potentially dangerous heart conditions affecting more than four million Americans, often go...

Feb. 16, 2007 — Congressional staff members were informed about the latest advances in cardiac care for women early this week. The Society for Women’s Health Research convened cardiovascular...

Feb 9, 2007 — Research spanning three decades links a newly discovered gene variant in women to greater susceptibility to developing heart disease.

Feb. 7, 2007 — A first ever human procedure in Madrid took place this week in which a heart failure patient received adult stem cells removed from his own adipose (fat) tissue by liposuction. The...

Jan. 31, 2007 — Researchers said this week that they have found an implantable wireless sensor that monitors blood pressure in an aneurysm sac to be safe and useful in guiding endovascular repair...

Jan. 31, 2007 — Possis Medical, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of endovascular medical devices, announced yesterday that it has FDA approval to being marketing AngioJet Spiroflex...

Jan. 31, 2007 — BG Medicine (BGM) has announced its participation in an alliance with Merck & Co., AstraZeneca, Royal Philips Electronics and Humana in which the companies have formed the High...

Jan. 31, 2007 — Boston Scientific Corp. days it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to expand its PolarCath Peripheral Dilatation System offering to include a 100mm balloon.

Jan. 29, 2007 — Radi Medical Systems Inc. says today it has begun the first shipment to customers of PressureWire Certus, a hydrophilic coated pressure wire designed better maneuverability,...

Jan. 19, 2007 — Biosense Webster made two agreements public this week with healthcare competitor modality giants Philips and Siemens.

Jan. 18, 2007 - “Do I really need to fill out that form again? Isn’t there a way I can just answer the few questions that are different?”

This is one of the most common complaints Michael...

Jan. 18, 2007 - GE and Abbott have entered into a definitive agreement for GE to acquire Abbott's primary in vitro diagnostics businesses and Abbott Point-of-Care diagnostics business (formerly...