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2011-04-19 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangart, Inc., today announced that it recently received more than $50 million in new equity funding from existing investors, led by Leucadia National Corporation. The most recent investment brings the total funding raised by the company since its inception in 1998 to more than $230 million. This financing round also included warrants which, if exercised, could provide up to an additional $50 million in future funding. Funds raised in this Series...

2011-04-12 12:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanterix Corporation, enabling a new generation of diagnostics based on revolutionary Single Molecule Array (SiMoA(TM)) technology, today announced that significant elevations in blood levels of amyloid beta (Abeta) 42 peptide, a component of the plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, were detected in patients who experienced hypoxia (inadequate supply of oxygen to the brain) following cardiac arrest. The ability of SiMoA to...

2011-03-31 08:51:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- From the invention of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were both first used to treat peripheral arterial disease in the legs, to drug-coated stents, balloon angioplasty, ozone generators and radiofrequency ablation and clot-removing devices of today "“ interventional radiologists have continued to shape and change the medical landscape and improve patient care. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause...

2011-03-02 12:45:01

Many people suffer from a devastating condition known as critical limb ischemia (CLI) that can lead to muscle wasting and even amputation. The disease is linked to the blockage of blood flow to the skeletal muscle and current treatment options include rehabilitative exercise and surgical bypass of blood vessels. New preclinical research suggests there may be a way to restore blood supply in skeletal muscle without traditional intervention. Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science...

2011-02-21 08:11:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Whether or not you're a fan of Indian, Southeast Asian or Middle Eastern food, stroke researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center say you might become fond of one of their key spices. Curcumin is the principal curcuminoid of the popular Indian spice turmeric, which is a member of the ginger family.  Turmeric is currently being investigated for possible benefits in Alzheimer's disease, cancer, arthritis, and other clinical disorders as well. In the latter half...

2011-02-15 08:17:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --- A new study found that patients with a lower socioeconomic status, have more severe strokes. Ischemic strokes occur when a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain is blocked. According to the American Stroke Association, ischemic strokes account for 87 percent of all stroke cases. This study found that poorer people have more serious ischemic strokes, than do wealthier people. The study was led by Dawn Kleindorfer, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of...

2011-02-10 20:44:10

Results show how adult stem cell therapy reduces inflammatory damage Medical researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) presented new research results at the American Heart Association International Stroke Conference that demonstrated how MultiStem®, a novel stem cell therapy being developed by Athersys, Inc. provided multiple benefits when administered in preclinical models of ischemic stroke. The study, conducted by leading...

2011-02-10 12:14:39

Study from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center presented at American Heart Association International Stroke Conference Whether or not you're fond of Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern food, stroke researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center think you may become a fan of one of their key spices. The scientists created a new molecule from curcumin, a chemical component of the golden-colored spice turmeric, and found in laboratory experiments that it affects mechanisms that protect and help...

2011-02-10 07:00:00

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros Corporation announces that sales and licensing revenue rose 32% (year-over-year) in 2010. This is the third year in a row for double-digit revenue growth for Spectros since the current T-Stat product line was launched in 2008. Spectros released certain 2010 financial results to shareholders today. "This is a sign of the significant and growing reliance of physicians, patients, and hospitals on state-of-the-art tissue...

2011-02-09 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc. today announced that the first patients were enrolled in TREVO 2 (Thrombectomy REvascularization of large Vessel Occlusions) at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon and at Capital Health in Trenton, New Jersey. Oregon Health & Science enrolled the first patient in TREVO 2 and Capital Health was first to use the Trevo device. TREVO 2 is a pivotal clinical trial investigating the safety and...