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2011-09-15 12:34:08

Coating stents with medication may allow targeted delivery Researchers at Cleveland Clinic have discovered that cardiac patients receiving medicated stents — a procedure that occurs often when blood vessels are blocked — have a lower likelihood of suffering heart attacks or developing new blockages in the vessel downstream from the stent. Stents have been used to prevent re-narrowing of coronary arteries after balloon angioplasty and newer designs have included coatings with...

2011-08-16 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SironRX Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing novel regenerative therapies to accelerate dermal and bone healing, announced today a $3.4 million Series A investment led by North Coast Angel Fund. Additional investors include Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart Inc., Fletcher Spaght Investments, Glengary LLC, Ohio Tech Angel Fund III, Early Stage Partners, X Gen Ltd. and a significant number of individuals. (Logo:...

2011-07-20 08:21:00

CLEVELAND, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Frantz Medical Group's (FMG) subsidiaries, VasoStar Inc., Mentor, Ohio today announced that it has been awarded an Ohio Third Frontier grant to further develop and commercialize a novel electromagnetic guidewire system for penetrating through vascular Chronic Total Occlusions (CTOs), in lieu of invasive open heart surgery such as Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG). VasoStar's primary clinical development partner is the Cleveland Clinic's...

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2011-07-20 06:20:00

U.S. News and World Report released its 22nd annual Best Hospitals rankings on Tuesday, with Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore ranking No. 1 on the 2011-2012 "honor roll" of top hospitals. The paper's rankings distinguished 720 hospitals out of about 5,000 nationwide, although only 17 earned spots on the Honor Roll, which signifies the highest level of medical excellence. The rankings are based on a survey of nearly 10,000 specialists, along with performance statistics from nearly 5,000...

2011-07-18 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group has released the 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, its 22nd annual publication of the analysis. The rankings are freely available at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and will be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook, which will go on sale August 30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) The latest rankings showcase 720 hospitals out of about 5,000 hospitals nationwide. Each is ranked among...

2011-07-17 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has launched a landmark study with professional fighters that will help determine whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, along with other tests, can detect subtle changes in brain health that correlate with impaired thinking and functioning. The Center is working hand-in-hand with the Nevada Athletic Commission, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and the UFC to spread the word...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

Physicians introduce cutting-edge remote diagnostic strategies for both musicians and vocal performers. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 Physicians from the Yamaha Music & Wellness Institute (YMWI) and the Cleveland Clinic recently presented a symposium entitled, From the Genome to the Globe: transcending the boundaries of music & medicine at the Voice Foundation's 40th annual meeting held in Philadelphia, PA on June 3, 2011. Neurologist Barry Bittman, MD, YMWI CEO;...


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