Latest Heparin Stories

2009-06-15 07:30:00

- Ready-to-use, Chromogenic Assay for Monitoring UF and LMW Heparin - BEDFORD, Mass., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its HemosIL Liquid Heparin assay.

2009-05-19 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiva Medical, Inc. announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its latest technology, the Cardiva Catalyst III, which is considered the first drug coated vessel closure device in the market.

2009-05-12 15:34:29

U.S. health officials are investigating whether the blood thinner heparin is linked to two patient deaths, the product's maker says. Baxter International Inc. of Deerfield, Ill., said Tuesday the U.S.

2009-05-04 13:55:00

Breakthrough Software Taps Into Electronic Medical Records; Patient Privacy is Protected NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical research studies at Montefiore Medical Center used to take months, required a committee of physicians and data experts and involved an elaborate research review process.

2009-04-02 08:00:00

However, Most Surveyed MCOs Say They Will Not Provide Reimbursement for Xarelto if its Only Advantage in Stroke Prevention is Greater Convenience, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for prevention of stroke, surveyed cardiologists estimate they will prescribe Bayer/Johnson & Johnson's Xarelto to 36 percent...

2009-01-01 15:42:40

The FDA posted a letter to its Web site on Wednesday from Celgene Corp warning users of blood-clot busting drug Innohep that new findings suggest the drug may lead to death in the elderly.

2008-12-22 11:36:24

The cause of an outbreak of severe adverse reactions that occurred at hemodialysis facilities across the country early this year has been identified.

2008-12-16 10:37:29

Actor Dennis Quaid has agreed to a $750,000 settlement in his case against the Los Angeles hospital that accidentally overdosed his newborn twins with Heparin.

2008-11-19 22:54:24

University of Michigan researchers say they have demonstrated a simple, inexpensive method of detecting contaminants in the blood-thinning drug heparin.

2008-11-18 13:50:00

The blood-thinning drug heparin is highly effective when used to prevent and treat blood clots in veins, arteries and lungs, but earlier this year its reputation as a lifesaver was sullied when contaminated heparin products caused serious allergic reactions that led to a large number of deaths.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.