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Study analyses link between childhood maltreatment and volume of cerebral grey matter

Study analyses link between childhood maltreatment and volume of cerebral grey matter

An international study has analysed the association between childhood maltreatment and the volume of cerebral grey matter, responsible for processing information. [More]
University Hospital Dinant Godinne surgeons successfully perform robotic-assisted surgeries with Flex System

University Hospital Dinant Godinne surgeons successfully perform robotic-assisted surgeries with Flex System

Leading surgeons at the University Hospital Dinant Godinne completed the world's first robotic-assisted surgical procedures with the Medrobotics' Flex System. [More]
Researchers examine role of female sex hormones in male obesity

Researchers examine role of female sex hormones in male obesity

An imbalance of female sex hormones among men in Western nations may be contributing to high levels of male obesity, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. [More]
Systagenix launches new wound care educational e-learning programme

Systagenix launches new wound care educational e-learning programme

Systagenix announced today the launch and sponsorship of a new wound care educational e-learning programme for qualified medical professionals entering the field of wound care and experienced specialist nurses. [More]
Covidien receives FDA approval for Apollo Onyx delivery micro catheter

Covidien receives FDA approval for Apollo Onyx delivery micro catheter

Covidien plc today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of its Apollo Onyx delivery micro catheter - the first detachable tip micro catheter available in the U.S. [More]

Wolters Kluwer announces feature-rich online platform for LWW Health Library

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for healthcare and medical education, today announced a new, feature-rich online platform developed for the LWW Health Library, a portal to a diverse collection of Lippincott basic and clinical science content used by medical and pharmacy schools. [More]
Groundbreaking molecular imaging agent developed to trace advanced prostate cancer

Groundbreaking molecular imaging agent developed to trace advanced prostate cancer

Anti-androgen hormonal therapy, also called chemical castration, can be an important defense against further disease progression for patients with prostate cancer that has traveled and grown in other areas, or metastasized-but some cases simply do not respond to this treatment. [More]
Complete analysis of small bone and joint orthopedic devices in the U.S. market

Complete analysis of small bone and joint orthopedic devices in the U.S. market

Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Small Bone & Joint Orthopedic Devices [More]
Lombard Medical showcases Aorfix Endovascular Stent Graft at SVS Annual Meeting

Lombard Medical showcases Aorfix Endovascular Stent Graft at SVS Annual Meeting

Lombard Medical, Inc., a medical device company focused on Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), showcased its Aorfix Endovascular Stent Graft at the 2014 Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting in Boston, June 5-7. [More]
GW SMHS establishes new graduate certificate in anatomical and translational sciences

GW SMHS establishes new graduate certificate in anatomical and translational sciences

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce the establishment of a new graduate certificate in anatomical and translational sciences (GCATS). The first semester of the GCATS program will begin Aug. 25. [More]
Discovery may lead to relief for victims of range of neurological disorders

Discovery may lead to relief for victims of range of neurological disorders

University of Toronto biologists leading an investigation into the cells that regulate proper brain function, have identified and located the key players whose actions contribute to afflictions such as epilepsy and schizophrenia. [More]
Olympus' ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope earns top honors at ATA Showcase

Olympus' ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope earns top honors at ATA Showcase

Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that its ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope received top honors as the Breakthrough Technology of the Year. [More]
Gamma and neutron imaging safe and effective in simulations

Gamma and neutron imaging safe and effective in simulations

Gamma and neutron imaging offer possible improvements over existing techniques such as X-ray or CT, but their safety is not yet fully understood. [More]
STENTYS signs agreement to acquire assets of Cappella Peel Away

STENTYS signs agreement to acquire assets of Cappella Peel Away

STENTYS, a medical technology company commercializing in Europe the world's first and only Self-Apposing® Stent to treat acute myocardial infarction (AMI), today announced the signing of the acquisition agreement of Cappella Peel Away Inc. (Delaware, USA) and its assets relating to a novel stent delivery system. The acquisition is subject to closing conditions. [More]
Researchers investigate correlation between lower back pain and genes

Researchers investigate correlation between lower back pain and genes

Lower back pain is a broad yet subtle subject. It has widely been associated with early degeneration of the discs of the human spine. [More]
FDA approves Trimel’s Natesto nasal gel to treat adult males with low testosterone

FDA approves Trimel’s Natesto nasal gel to treat adult males with low testosterone

Trimel Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Natesto (testosterone), formerly CompleoTRT, the first and only testosterone nasal gel for replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone. [More]
Researchers discover signaling pathway in cancer cells that invades nearby tissues

Researchers discover signaling pathway in cancer cells that invades nearby tissues

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a signaling pathway in cancer cells that controls their ability to invade nearby tissues in a finely orchestrated manner. [More]
Obama, under increasing pressure on VA, promises accountability after internal review

Obama, under increasing pressure on VA, promises accountability after internal review

As outrage grows about allegations of wrongdoing at VA facilities around the country, the president sticks by VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, at least for now. [More]
First Edition: May 22, 2014

First Edition: May 22, 2014

Today's headlines include coverage of the Senate Finance Committee vote to recommend Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services. [More]
OSU's scientist leverages OSC systems to study 3-D model of ant anatomy

OSU's scientist leverages OSC systems to study 3-D model of ant anatomy

A recent study into the biomechanics of the necks of ants - a common insect that can amazingly lift objects many times heavier than its own body - might unlock one of nature's little mysteries and, quite possibly, open the door to advancements in robotic engineering. [More]