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Blocking a key molecule protects breast implants, permanent catheters, pacemakers and artificial joints from rejection and damage by the body

Blocking a key molecule protects breast implants, permanent catheters, pacemakers and artificial joints from rejection and damage by the body

System helps physicians prevent radiation-induced skin injuries to patients

System helps physicians prevent radiation-induced skin injuries to patients

Simple and inexpensive interventions can cut the number of catheter-related bloodstream infections

Simple and inexpensive interventions can cut the number of catheter-related bloodstream infections

Carbon coatings to prevent bacteria collecting on indwelling catheters

Carbon coatings to prevent bacteria collecting on indwelling catheters

Heart arrhythmias easily treated, yet few know risks

Heart arrhythmias easily treated, yet few know risks

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Genetically modified bacterium as remedy for intestinal diseases

Genetically modified bacterium as remedy for intestinal diseases

MRSA bugs immunity to hospital disinfectants and antiseptics

MRSA bugs immunity to hospital disinfectants and antiseptics

Blood vessel plug - amplatzer ductal occluder, performs well in trial

Blood vessel plug - amplatzer ductal occluder, performs well in trial

Smart drug that targets cancer cells in the brain following removal of a tumor

Smart drug that targets cancer cells in the brain following removal of a tumor

Radial artery appears to be a safe alternative to femoral artery for catheter procedures

Radial artery appears to be a safe alternative to femoral artery for catheter procedures

Investigation of glue as an embolic agent

Investigation of glue as an embolic agent

Stents designed with thinner and fewer linkages may be the basis of a new generation of stents

Stents designed with thinner and fewer linkages may be the basis of a new generation of stents

Textured titanium medical implants may be better than smooth ones

Textured titanium medical implants may be better than smooth ones

FDA revises guidance on reprocessing of single-use devices

FDA revises guidance on reprocessing of single-use devices

Stenting for Stroke Prevention is More Effective Than Surgery in Keeping Blood Vessels Open

Stenting for Stroke Prevention is More Effective Than Surgery in Keeping Blood Vessels Open

New treatment for heart attacks

New treatment for heart attacks