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2014-05-12 11:38:13

Intermountain Medical Center Study included 2,600 AFib patients A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range. The study of more than 2,600 AFib patients found they are significantly more likely to develop dementia when using medicines to prevent blood...

2014-05-07 12:31:10

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft guidance proposing separate performance and accuracy criteria for over-the-counter blood glucose meters used in the home and prescription blood glucose meters used in hospitals. AACC supports FDA's initiative to improve the quality of these devices and enhance patient care, but recommends revising this draft guidance to ensure that it does not unnecessarily...

2014-05-06 08:35:23

Healthcare Professionals Should Stop Using Strips WALTHAM, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) has initiated a voluntary Class 1 recall in the U.S. of the Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Professional Test Strips (PN 99008G2). This action is a result of complaints of patients who had a therapeutic or near therapeutic INR with the Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Professional Test Strip but a significantly higher INR (outside of therapeutic range) when performed by a central laboratory. Alere...

2014-05-05 23:10:01

On April 29, the FDA issued a safety communication advising healthcare professionals and people with diabetes to stop using GenStrip Blood Glucose Test Strips, by Shasta Technologies LLC, because they may report false results. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest...

2014-05-01 23:10:41

Request A Test is offering 10% off all Women's Health testing during May 2014. Use promo code WOMEN10 when placing an order to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 This May, in honor of Mother's Day, Request A Test is offering 10% off of all lab tests in the Women's Health Category. To take advantage of this special discount, customers just need to use promo code WOMEN10 when ordering their testing online or over the phone. Request A Test is a leading national provider...

2014-05-01 08:37:03

Critical intellectual property recognition is a major step in bringing Dario(TM) to market in the U.S. CAESAREA, Israel, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for core patent claims covering the company's personalized blood glucose monitoring device. LabStyle's now patent pending invention,...

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...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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