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ATS Medical, Inc., a manufacturer of cardiac surgery products and services focused, has announced completion of its ...

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Americans Andrew Z. Fire and Craig C. Mello have won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for their discover of “RNA ...

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Administering a cholesterol-lowering drug prior to heart bypass surgery or surgical repair of a faulty heart valve may reduce the occurrence of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disturbance triggered by these surgeries. The research was published in “Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.”

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Final recommendations issued Sept. 28 from the Heart Rhythm Society are aimed at providing heart patients with clearer ...

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Zargis Medical Corp., a spin-off from Siemens Corporate Research and a majority-owned subsidiary of Speedus Corp., has ...

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Researchers in The Netherlands say they’ve realized the dream of truly interactive 3-D medical imaging: A company called Crosslinks is working to develop and market a software invention in Europe and around the world that provides 3-D visualization that clinicians and researchers can not only view head-on, but actually walk around and through.

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Expanding their existing strategic collaboration for atherosclerotic plaque analysis, FoxHollow Technologies and Merck & ...

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Johnson & Johnson has filed a $5.5 billion lawsuit against Guidant Corp. in U.S. District Court in New York, claiming that Guidant leaked confidential information to Abbott Laboratories to secure a crucial component of the deal with Boston Scientific, reports Modernhealthcare.com.

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Cordis Corp. has launched the CYPHER SELECT Plus Stent, the first third-generation DES, in Western and Eastern Europe ...

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Drugs traditionally used for the treatment of gastric ulcers could have therapeutic potential in chronic heart failure, according to new research coming out of Japan. One outcome showed that famotidine appears to reduce left ventricular end-diastolic (LVD-d) and end-systolic (LVD) lengths and reduce BNP (B-type natriuretic peptide) levels.

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Siemens Medical Solutions has released the 4.0 ACUSON Antares ultrasound system, premium edition. Antares 4.0 will ...

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IMV ServiceTrak ranked GE Healthcare No. 1 for CT and MR Service in a comparison against five other manufacturers of the ...

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to create a pilot program that will help public and nonprofit healthcare providers establish state and regional broadband networks dedicated to healthcare services, as well as provide funding for these networks to connect to Internet2’s nationwide advanced research and education network.

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Two of the six astronauts from the shuttle mission Atlantis became part of an ongoing cardiovascular study at NASA about ...

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The FDA has approved Medtronic’s Adapta portfolio of fully automatic pacemakers. The system provides physiologic pacing ...

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