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2011-01-04 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeVantage Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LFVN), the maker of science-based solutions to oxidative stress, announced today that a new peer-reviewed study involving its flagship product, Protandim®, sponsored by the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health, was published in the scientific journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine. The study, conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University, examined...

2010-12-28 17:00:00

In the news release, Jury Awards $7 Million Against 2 Doctors for Negligent Post-Op Treatment Resulting in Patient's 2 1/2 Year Hospital Stay, issued 22-Dec-2010 by Pegalis and Erickson, LLC over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "Christopher Louis Lamendola, M.D." rather than "Newell Robinson, M.D." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Jury Awards $7 Million Against 2 Doctors for Negligent...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., the company's president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the 13th Annual Needham Growth Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY on Tuesday, January 11th at 4:10 p.m. Eastern Time. To access the live and subsequently archived webcast of the presentation, go to the Investor Relations section of the company's website at...

2010-12-16 06:00:00

- VT-111 results demonstrate statistically significant reduction in two key biomarkers of cardiac damage - LONDON, ON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Viron Therapeutics Inc. today announced that the results of Viron's Phase 2a trial for VT-111 were published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. In the study led by Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Director of the Research Centre at the Montreal Heart Institute, VT-111, also known as Serp-1, met both its primary and secondary endpoints of...

2010-12-15 15:24:03

Study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons Makes the Case for Performing More Procedures on Day of Admission Delaying elective surgical procedures after a patient has been admitted to the hospital significantly increases the risk of infectious complications and raises hospital costs, according to the results of a new study in the December issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. The occurrence of infection following surgical procedures continues to be a major...

2010-12-09 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Cardiovascular Systems has announced the introduction of the VirtuoSaph® Plus Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System following clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20041217/DEF008LOGO ) Based on the successful platform of the VirtuoSaph Endoscopic Vein Harvesting System, the VirtuoSaph Plus system is optimized for conduit quality during coronary artery...

2010-12-02 14:52:00

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, cardiac surgeons are trying new innovative approaches to traditional open heart surgery as they try to make coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures less invasive where possible. Developments in CABG techniques have led to the introduction of less invasive variations of CABG surgery. Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass, for...

2010-11-26 00:01:48

NHS heart surgery patients in England and Wales have a greater chance of survival and recover more quickly than almost anywhere in Europe according to the first ever comparative study of cardiac operations data from across the continent, published today (25 November 2010). (PRWeb UK) November 24, 2010 NHS heart surgery patients in England and Wales have a greater chance of survival and recover more quickly than almost anywhere in Europe according to the first ever comparative study of...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., the company's president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the 22nd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York on November 30, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To access the live and subsequently archived webcast of the presentation, go to the Investor Relations section of the company's website at www.cardica.com. Please...

2010-11-16 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New results from an observational substudy from TRITON-TIMI 38 presented today at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions annual meeting showed that patients treated with Effient® (prasugrel) prior to coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) had a reduced overall mortality rate compared to patients treated with Plavix® (clopidogrel) (2.3 percent versus 8.7 percent respectively,...


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