FDA approves drug-free stroke rehabilitation system to treat upper extremity motor deficits

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the MicroTransponder Vivistim Paired VNS System (Vivistim System), a first-of-its-kind, drug-free rehabilitation system intended to treat moderate to severe upper extremity motor deficits associated with chronic ischemic stroke—a stroke caused by a blockage of blood flow to the brain with long-lasting symptoms—using vagus nerve stimulation (VNS). People who have lost mobility in […]

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Study: No major difference in mortality between patients treated with drug-coated and non-drug-coated devices

Peripheral artery disease (PAD), or blockages in the arteries outside of the heart, affects more than 200 million people worldwide and 12.5 million people in the United States. Patients with this circulatory disorder may develop severe leg pain or unhealing wounds that require a minimally invasive revascularization procedure to open the blood vessels to improve blood flow. For nearly a […]

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Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa could protect from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events

Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules occurring naturally in fruit and vegetables – could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease and thrombosis, according to new research. Researchers have discovered that blood vessels were able to function better during mental stress when people were given a cocoa drink containing high levels of […]

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New hydrogel-based materials show promise for tissue engineering

New hydrogel-based materials that can change shape in response to psychological stimuli, such as water, could be the next generation of materials used to bioengineer tissues and organs, according to a team of researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago. In a new paper published in the journal Advanced Functional Materials, the research team -; led by Eben Alsberg, the […]

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Terry White Chemists Simvastatin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS SIMVASTATIN TABLETS Simvastatin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about simvastatin. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks […]

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APO-Valsartan

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-VALSARTAN TABLETS Contains the active ingredient valsartan Consumer Medicine Information   What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

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Cisplatin Injection

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CISPLATIN INJECTION cisplatin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Cisplatin Injection. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. […]

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Clopidogrel APOTEX

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CLOPIDOGREL APOTEX TABLETS Contains the active ingredient clopidogrel (as besilate) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

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Isoptin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ISOPTIN┬« verapamil hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Isoptin. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. Your […]

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