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Olympus secures FDA clearance for TJF-Q190V duodenoscope

Olympus Medical Systems Group has secured clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its TJF-Q190V duodenoscope with a sterile, disposable distal endcap. The latest generation duodenoscope from Olympus is said to have integrated advanced features to enhance cleaning and reprocessing of the endoscopy instrument, in order to help in reducing potential device […]

CytoSorbents gets CytoSorb EU approval for removal of ticagrelor during CPB

CytoSorbents has secured approval from the European Union (EU) for its CytoSorb extracorporeal blood purification therapy for the removal of anti-platelet agent ticagrelor during surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). The CytoSorb whole blood adsorber has also been given CE Mark label expansion for the indication.  It was earlier approved in the European Union for the […]

Nestlé increases stake in Aimmune Therapeutics after Palforzia FDA approval

Aimmune Therapeutics, which has recently bagged approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its peanut allergy drug PALFORZIA (formerly AR101), has secured an additional equity investment of $200 million from Nestlé Health Science. Based in California, Aimmune Therapeutics has been focused on the development and commercialization of treatments for potentially life-threatening food […]

Novel coronavirus diagnostic test CoPrimer launched by Co-Diagnostics

Novel coronavirus diagnostic test : Co-Diagnostics, a US molecular diagnostics company, said that its research use only (RUO) CoPrimer test for the 2019-nCoV coronavirus is ready for sale to laboratories, hospitals, and institutions. To know about coronavirus symptoms in humans, check here. The molecular diagnostics company claims to have taken two weeks for the design, […]

CoreRx to formulate and manufacture JanOne’s peripheral artery disease candidate

JanOne has signed a manufacturing agreement with cGMP contract manufacturer CoreRx for the clinical formulation and manufacturing of its lead drug candidate TV1001SR, a potential treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD). More than 8.5 million people in the US are affected by peripheral artery disease for which currently there are no direct treatments available. Tony […]

Consumption of berry juice helps in lowering blood pressure

According to the research, it is revealed that consuming berry juice for long term can benefit hypertension patients to lower blood pressure. The study also revealed that it also improves the functioning of blood vessels. Many studies stated that food items with polyphenol can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Berries like lingonberry, cranberry, bilberry […]

Outset Medical raises $125m funding for Tablo Hemodialysis System

US-based medical technology company Outset Medical has secured $125 million funding in a Series E financing round for the commercialization of Tablo Hemodialysis System, an enterprise solution designed to bring down the cost and complexity of dialysis. Outset Medical, based in Silicon Valley, deals with technology-driven service model innovation intended to reduce the cost and […]

Magnesium can cause fatal coronoary heart disease in women

According to a new study based on data from Women’s Health Initiative revealed an association between dietary magnesium and fatal coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women. The study revealed a trend between magnesium and sudden cardiac death in them. Charles Eaton, MD, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and a large team of researchers from […]

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