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2014-04-29 08:34:35

Recently Released ACC/AHA Practice Guidelines Reinforce Unmet Need MENLO PARK, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armetheon, Inc., today announced that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) for the final pivotal trial of tecarfarin. Tecarfarin is positioned to be the only oral anticoagulant (OAC) therapy for patients with prosthetic heart valves (PHV) specifically identified in the label. In addition, the...

2014-04-28 08:31:53

Pivotal Trial to Build on Previous Positive Studies; Aims to Further Demonstrate Paradigm-Shifting Potential of Automated, Bedside Glucose Monitoring System in the ICU HAYWARD, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous monitoring systems for use in the intensive care unit (ICU), today announced the enrollment of the first patient in a pivotal, multi-center Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clinical study of the...

2014-04-23 23:09:58

Live webinar to focus on the development of a novel telemetry device for continuous monitoring of glucose in rodents. The broadcast takes place on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Glucose monitoring options for preclinical research have historically been limited when compared to the options available for human monitoring. As an example, Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) have been prevalent in human medical applications...

2014-04-09 16:25:41

Available nationwide on Amazon.com, UniStrip1(TM) Test Strips are cleared by the FDA for use with J&J's LifeScan® OneTouch® Ultra®, Ultra®2, UltraMini® and UltraSmart® blood glucose meters. CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 25 million Americans suffer from diabetes and the high cost of testing their blood sugar. As a low-cost, highly accurate, alternative product to the OneTouch® Ultra® test strip brand, UniStrip Technologies introduces the...

2014-04-08 08:32:56

CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today TecMed, Inc. announced that its optical measurement IP has set a new standard in blood glucose measurement technologies. TecMed's IP is reported to have the greatest precision in the measurement of blood glucose, and other chiral molecules, compared to other technologies currently commercially available. TecMed, Inc.'s IP could potentially replace and improve existing measurement, and light energy management, technologies across both...

2014-04-04 23:23:45

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Full report with TOC at http://www.researchmoz.us/glucose-monitoring-device-market-to-2019-technology-adoption-and-increasing-health-awareness-serve-as-distinct-regional-growth-drivers-report.html. Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 -...

2014-04-03 12:23:34

Sleep apnea has been linked with elevated blood sugar levels, suggesting people with the condition could be at an increased risk of cardiovascular illness and mortality. The findings of a new study, published online today (3 April 2014) in the European Respiratory Journal, add to a growing body of evidence that suggests that sleep apnea is linked with diabetes. The research analyzed 5,294 participants from the multinational European Sleep Apnoea Cohort. The researchers measured levels...

2014-03-31 12:28:26

New Italian data uncover specific association between diet and blood cell markers of heart attack- and stroke-associated inflammation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Study results are published...

2014-03-25 20:22:24

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2vndzv/blood_glucose) has announced the addition of the "Blood Glucose Device (SMBG) (Test Strips, Lancet, Meter) Market & Forecast - Worldwide" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2vndzv/blood_glucose ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Blood glucose monitoring devices market...

2014-03-24 08:26:49

Results Show Highest Rate of Control Ever Observed with Warfarin in Real-world Setting, Surpassing Thresholds for Cost-Effectiveness of Newer Agents Identified in Five Recent Independent Studies WALTHAM, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) today announced the publication of the largest-ever study of warfarin patient self-testing, which demonstrated that weekly International Normalized Ratio (INR) testing significantly improves control of warfarin, as measured...


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