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2013-07-31 23:36:04

First "TAVR" Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Eastern Idaho is performed to provide treatment for Aortic Stenosis. It is the first time to ever to be performed in Eastern Idaho. Pocatello, Idaho (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Portneuf Medical Center has become the first hospital in Eastern Idaho to offer a new FDA-approved procedure to treat severe aortic stenosis (narrowing of aortic valve opening) by replacing the aortic valve with a prosthetic valve, without the need for open...

2008-08-27 12:01:19

BLACKFOOT, Idaho, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Technology, a leading manufacturer and industrial contractor in Idaho, the U.S. and abroad, announced today it has formed a strategic partnership with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES). CAES, based in Idaho Falls, is a public/private partnership comprised of Idaho's three public universities, private industry, and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Premier and CAES made the announcement after CAES staff concluded a tour of...

2008-06-20 12:00:40

By The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jun. 20--The state of Idaho is contributing $3.6 million toward finishing a center aimed at promoting the development of alternative and conventional energy sources. Lawmakers appropriated $1.9 million last winter for a new research facility at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies. And Gov. Butch Otter announced earlier this month that the state will contribute an additional $2 million toward finishing the CAES building at University Place in Idaho Falls,...

2005-06-15 07:15:54

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- The Idaho National Laboratory is waiting for a green light to begin producing plutonium that would supply battery power for NASA spacecraft. Later this month the Department of Energy is expected to release an environmental study on a plan to consolidate plutonium-238 production across the nation at the Idaho site. The project has other applications besides providing voltage on the far side of Mercury. The batteries could run surveillance equipment in more remote -...

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