The silver-containing polymers release silver ions, creating an antimicrobial effect to address ventilator-associated pneumonia.
A robotic suit, which looks like a crab's exoskeleton, lets paraplegics walk and climb stairs.
The wireless device called Heart Guard transmits data to the patient's pocket or PC. If there is a problem, a buzzer sounds.
Using CMA Microdialysis, they were able to sample the fluid in between cells of patients with dementia and brain injury.
The study showed that tobacco control programs substantially reduce health care costs. Is it part of the solution to curbing healthcare costs?
Sleep-deprived human beings fall asleep even in the most dangerous circumstances.
Large tumors may require T cell-boosting treatment with radiation therapy.
Experts say that children with behavioral problems like ADD may actually suffer from a lack of sleep due to swollen tonsils.
Called FLARE--fluorescene-assisted resection and exploration--the system highlights cancerous tissue that was until now invisible.
Researchers performed ultrasound on asymptomatic patients at high risk for CAD and found that many had carotid artery disease, a marker of unstable plaques that are likely to rupture.
Precisely targeted radiation can eradicate disease in selected patients with cancer that has spread to only a few sites.
The non-invasive device allows patients to eat and talk while receiving oxygen and is expected to be successful in neonatal units, as well.
A University of Michigan study has found smokers were eight times as likely to report that their first cigarette gave them a "buzz."
Researchers were able to prevent damage by blocking acid in the cerebellum.
Company was thrown off course by Hurricane Katrina but is now thriving.
A University of California study found that marijuana was superior to a placebo in treating patients with HIV-induced neuropathy.
Further studies of non-addictive drug gabapentin (Neurontin) for insomnia during alcohol recovery are warranted, researchers say.
UT Southwestern Medical Center physicians are freezing damaged esophageal cells; it's like freezing off warts, they say.
The device should be a mandatory diagnostic device for everyone over age 45, the company says.
Oral administration of these drugs improved the effectiveness of adriamycin, a drug used for brain tumors.
A university consortium suggests ways to make the cardiac devices safer.
FA imaging measures metabolic stress and tissue damage that occur before diabetics become symptomatic.
Ever since Scott Minich, and CEO and President Dana Smith joined forces, the company has flourished.
Beats competition for three-year contract accrediting radiation oncology centers.
FDA is working with manufacturers to assess risk/benefit profile.
Stratton's father started a business in the 1950s.
Agency alerted healthcare officials to the danger this week.
The use of iodinated contrast material may be less damaging to the kidneys than previously recorded, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center.
"Smart technology" allows for more patient comfort.
The first organ-specific MRI contrast agent to be approved in the U.S. for over a decade is expected to be marketed this summer under the brand name "Eovist."
After 30 years in a hospital setting, she has joined the ranks of imaging saleswomen.
93-year old man implanted with stent at New York-Presbyterian Hospital as part of ongoing clinical trial.
Glycogen is replenished more rapidly when athletes ingest both carbs and caffeine following exercise.
Second sourcing and repair experts are moonlighting for now.
It provides the sharpest images available and shoots pictures at 180 degrees.
A multitude of new approaches on the horizon.
Scientists have hooked a mobile phone to a miniature heart monitor and GPS device, in order to monitor patients' ambulatory activities.
Company markets cell analyzer and is investigating a blood pressure innovation.
One study finds that low levels of the hormone hasten death from cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Researchers believe walking could help critically ill patients recover more quickly.
Benefits of high-resolution images presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine meeting this week.
Although these patients are twice as likely to get colon cancer, it is not as likely to return.
Results revealed just months after FDA mandated a black box warning on contrast agents used for cardiovascular ultrasound.
Patients will swallow a device no bigger than a piece of candy.
The Woodbury, CT company has multiple offerings and markets.
One gene can produce tiny magnetic nuggets used in tracking cells.
Technical expertise informs equipment business.
Patients on ventilators are at high risk of developing ventilator-associated pneumonia, an often lethal infection, according to a study presented at ATS.
Recent studies on patients with chronic kidney disease who received acute decline in kidney function from the intravenous dye did not have to go on dialysis proving that it rarely causes significant acute injury in patients.
Innovation could benefit people with paralysis and spinal cord injuries.