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Researchers examine coatings of drug-coated balloon catheters at microscopic levels

Researchers examine coatings of drug-coated balloon catheters at microscopic levels

Single high dose of radiation targeted directly to tumor is safe and effective for prostate cancer

Single high dose of radiation targeted directly to tumor is safe and effective for prostate cancer

Small army of tiny robots can remove dental plaque

Small army of tiny robots can remove dental plaque

Mechanical training makes synthetic hydrogels perform more like muscle

Mechanical training makes synthetic hydrogels perform more like muscle

Innovative drug delivery may alleviate Parkinson's symptoms and stop its progression

Innovative drug delivery may alleviate Parkinson's symptoms and stop its progression

New Vyon porous plastic materials for healthcare and medical applications

New Vyon porous plastic materials for healthcare and medical applications

Research shows financial and quality-of-life toll of intravenous therapy on parents, caregivers

Research shows financial and quality-of-life toll of intravenous therapy on parents, caregivers

First-in-human pilot study shows positive results for ‘bacteria-phobic’ catheter

First-in-human pilot study shows positive results for ‘bacteria-phobic’ catheter

Less invasive valve replacement can be safe and effective alternative for healthier patients

Less invasive valve replacement can be safe and effective alternative for healthier patients

Ultrasound offers precise, minimally invasive way to measure cardiac output in children

Ultrasound offers precise, minimally invasive way to measure cardiac output in children

Simplified catheter ablation could slash waiting lists for atrial fibrillation patients

Simplified catheter ablation could slash waiting lists for atrial fibrillation patients

Rise of MRSA in hospitals linked to common disinfectant

Rise of MRSA in hospitals linked to common disinfectant

New antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters could help prevent infections

New antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters could help prevent infections

Bacteria-killing glass offers hope to combat deadliest hospital infections

Bacteria-killing glass offers hope to combat deadliest hospital infections

Medicare trims payments to 800 hospitals, citing patient safety incidents

Medicare trims payments to 800 hospitals, citing patient safety incidents

Philips unveils unique mixed reality concept developed jointly with Microsoft at MWC Barcelona

Philips unveils unique mixed reality concept developed jointly with Microsoft at MWC Barcelona

A simple change can drastically reduce unnecessary tests for urinary tract infections

A simple change can drastically reduce unnecessary tests for urinary tract infections

VA pushing research, inventions into commercial markets to improve public health

VA pushing research, inventions into commercial markets to improve public health

Balloon-guided catheter surgery provides better outcomes for stroke patients

Balloon-guided catheter surgery provides better outcomes for stroke patients

Device uses light to treat overactive bladder

Device uses light to treat overactive bladder