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CardioMEMS implants first wireless pressure sensor to monitor hypertension

CardioMEMS implants first wireless pressure sensor to monitor hypertension

Growing number of young people have fatty liver disease

Growing number of young people have fatty liver disease

Researchers uncover genetic sequence responsible for rare form of pancreatic cancer

Researchers uncover genetic sequence responsible for rare form of pancreatic cancer

Two novel therapies for multiple myeloma

Two novel therapies for multiple myeloma

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

House passes bill that would allow 'paired' kidney donations

House passes bill that would allow 'paired' kidney donations

Islet cell trasnplant without immunosuppressive drugs successful in mice

Islet cell trasnplant without immunosuppressive drugs successful in mice

Kidney disease in children: common but treatable

Kidney disease in children: common but treatable

Botox for bladder problems

Botox for bladder problems

Tekturna new hypertension drug - first in a decade

Tekturna new hypertension drug - first in a decade

FDA approves Tekturna for the treatment of high blood pressure

FDA approves Tekturna for the treatment of high blood pressure

The model for end-stage liver disease

The model for end-stage liver disease

New drug delivery method incorporates drug molecules in fat

New drug delivery method incorporates drug molecules in fat

FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters

FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters

Surgery, shock waves both effective for removing kidney stones

Surgery, shock waves both effective for removing kidney stones

Sunitinib halts progress of metastatic kidney cancer

Sunitinib halts progress of metastatic kidney cancer

Common painkillers raise mens' risk of hypertension

Common painkillers raise mens' risk of hypertension

Women in the UK to trade eggs for IVF treatment

Women in the UK to trade eggs for IVF treatment

Regulator of cholesterol production identified

Regulator of cholesterol production identified

Procalcitonin helps predict prognosis among those with peritonitis

Procalcitonin helps predict prognosis among those with peritonitis