First bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using endobronchial valve performed at Temple University.
Valve has been approved after review of data from trial involving 190 patients with emphysema
Six of 18 systems met predetermined accuracy standard in three of three studies
Artificial pancreas treatments are safe and effective for managing type 1 diabetes.
Complete genome sequences were elucidated for 31 fetuses from amniotic fluid. Two methods of DNA extraction proved to be relatively equal in quality of complete genome sequence.
The world's smallest mechanical heart valve was approved by the FDA for newborns and young infants with heart defects.
Bimodal auditory-somatosensory treatment is noninvasive and showed no side effects.
Accuracy was 95.8% for DVT diagnosis for general practitioners using compression ultrasonography.
A US Senate Committee report shows higher numbers of life-threatening duodenoscpe infections between 2012 and 2015.
Half of the nurses surveyed reported personally witnessing a medical error due to lack of device coordination.
EMR systems are supposed to make record keeping much easier, but the required transition period and flawed design are disappointments.
A device that measures brain wave frequency has been cleared by the FDA for the use of ADHD diagnosis.
The FDA has issued four medical device notifications related to problems with the priming bolus, electrical shorting in SyncroMed pumps.
Colorectal cancer prevention efforts should encourage the achievement and maintenance of a healthy body weight in addition to regular screenings
An implantable microchip about the size of a flash memory drive that can be controlled remotely, delivered doses of an osteoporosis drug with the same efficacy as injection.