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HeartMate III Left Ventricular Assist Device with MagLev Technology Cleared in Europe |

St. Jude Medical landed European regulatory approval to introduce the HeartMate III left ventricular assist device for patients with heart failure that are  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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Council of Europe tackles drug industry’s “less noble” side

Parliamentarians from 47 European countries have overwhelmingly given their backing to moves for more openness in drug companies’ relationships with the health sector. In particular, they want the companies to make all links with the sector publicly available and to disclose the real costs of researching and developing new medicines.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 5 years ago
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Impact of START Trial Center Stage at European AIDS Meeting

New results on antiretroviral therapy and the fight against AIDS and other infectious diseases in Europe will be highlights of the meeting.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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New professor discusses health economics and Switzerland

Weaver has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Nechâtel, Switzerland, and a master’s in economics from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.  
breezejmu.org
about 5 years ago
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Medtronic's New ICDs with Atrial Fibrillation Detection Capabilities Win CE Mark in Europe |

Medtronic won EU approval to introduce the Visia AF and Visia AF MRI SureScan single-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) that can spot p  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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SentreHEART's LARIAT Surgical Left Atrial Appendage Suture Delivery Device Coming to Europe |

SentreHEART out of Redwood City, California obtained the CE Mark in Europe to introduce the LARIAT Surgical left atrial appendage (LAA) suture delivery dev  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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Coldplay CryoBalloon Focal Directed Cryotheraphy for Barrett's Esophagus Now in Europe |

C2 Therapeutics, a Redwood City, CA firm, obtained the European CE Mark of approval for its Coldplay CryoBalloon Focal ablation system to be used for cold-  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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Europe Struggles to Meet UNAIDS 90-90-90 HIV Targets

Eastern Europe is the only place in the world where the AIDS epidemic is growing. Better testing options and earlier treatment will help close the gaps, experts say.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Carestream Motion Mobile X-ray System with Digital Upgrade Capability |

Carestream is releasing in Europe, Latin America, and some other markets a new budget X-ray system dubbed Motion Mobile. The device has a 30kW generator to  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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RenovoCath for Targeted Fluid Delivery Into Peripheral Vasculature Cleared in Europe |

RenovoRx, a Los Altos, California firm, received the CE Mark to introduce its RenovoCath catheter in Europe. The device allows for targeted infusion of flu  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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HIV Prophylaxis Endorsed in Europe, but Faces Challenges

A mix of health system models, lack of familiarity by both physicians and patients, and differing moral climates in countries complicate the path for HIV prevention that has been proven effective.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Rise in 'anti-abortion protests' in England and Wales - BBC News

There has been an increase in US-style anti-abortion protests outside clinics in England and Wales, research seen by BBC News suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Many Countries Deny Antiretrovirals to Undocumented Migrants

In Europe, not all immigrants infected with HIV receive therapy, or even get tested, new research indicates.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Liberalising agricultural policy for sugar in Europe risks damaging public health

Concerns about the health effects of dietary sugars have recently taken centre stage, reflecting an emerging understanding of the importance of sugars, and particularly sugary drinks, in the development of obesity and diabetes.1 2 3 4 Recent research estimates consumption of sugar sweetened beverages will cause about 80 000 excess cases of type 2 diabetes in the UK over 10 years.1 In early 2015, the World Health Organization recommended intake of free sugars should be less than 10% of daily calories, and preferably below 5%.5 In July, the UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition halved its recommendation for free sugars to no more than 5% of daily calories.6  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 5 years ago
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SGLT2-Inhibitor Benefit Outweighs Ketoacidosis Risk, Says AACE

Regulators in the US and Europe issued warnings earlier this year that the drugs may cause diabetic ketoacidosis, but in a 2-day conference, medical societies chose not to change their guidelines.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Women and Drug Users With HIV Receive Inadequate Care

In Europe, some groups of people infected with HIV have trouble accessing antiretroviral therapy. Extending coverage to under-represented patients could mean they present for treatment sooner.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Does Oncology Have a Glass Ceiling?

Women oncologists are underrepresented in positions of leadership, especially in Europe, reported Dr Solange Peters at ECC 2015, but a special ESMO task force is doing something about it.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Drugged Up: GSK, Roche and Sanofi to Set Out Their Stalls

Three of Europe's top drugmakers - GlaxoSmithKline, Roche and Sanofi - face health checks this week at high-profile presentations designed to show they can overcome looming market threats.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago