Press Releases

DUBLIN and SAN DIEGO — April 26, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced two-year outcomes for the Harmony(TM) Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early feasibility study. Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 41st Annual Scientific…
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 24, 2018 — CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy leader using its CytoSorb® blood purification technology to treat deadly inflammation in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients around the world, announced first patient…
AUSTIN, Texas, April 12, 2018 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced an additional analysis from the landmark CANVAS Program showing INVOKANA® (canagliflozin) improved renal outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with or at high risk for…
Santa Clara, Calif. — April 5, 2018 — Cardiva Medical®, an innovator in the field of vascular closure, today announced the company has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an expanded indication of the VASCADE® Vascular Closure System. Already approved for use…
DUBLIN — April 9, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin an investigational device exemption (IDE) pivotal trial to evaluate the Symplicity Spyral(TM) renal denervation system in patients with high blood pressure (hypertension).…
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 29, 2018 — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today the company has initiated the landmark GUIDE-HF clinical trial using the CardioMEMS™ HF System. The GUIDE-HF trial will study whether the CardioMEMS device can improve survival and quality of life for people living with New…
Santa Monica, CA, March 28, 2018 — BioSig Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: BSGM) announced that the Company has filed 510(k) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its first product, PURE EP(TM) System.   PURE EP System is a surface electrocardiogram and intracardiac…
BOCA RATON, Fla., March 27, 2018 — New research from MDVIP and Cleveland HeartLab finds that patients with diabetes, pre-diabetes or no evidence of diabetes whose physicians ordered myeloperoxidase (MPO) inflammation testing achieved sharp reductions in MPO levels over five years. The…
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 23, 2018 — Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion to include a new indication in the Repatha® (evolocumab) label for adults with…
IRVINE, Calif., March 21, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced that enrollment is complete in the computed tomography (CT) imaging sub-study within the…
DUBLIN and BARCELONA, Spain - MARCH 19, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced one-year results from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF study of ablation with the Arctic Front Advance(TM) Cryoballoon to isolate the pulmonary veins in patients with symptomatic persistent atrial fibrillation (AF).…
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 19, 2018 — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan granted national reimbursement for the company's MitraClip therapy to treat people with mitral regurgitation, a serious, progressive heart disease in which the…
ALAMEDA, Calif., March 13, 2018 — Cardiac troponin I (cTnI) concentrations measured with the Singulex ultrasensitive cTnI assay, powered by Single Molecule Counting technology, were associated with a higher prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) and independently predicted cardiovascular…
MINNEAPOLIS, March 14, 2018 — Mardil Medical, Inc., today announced the first human implants of its VenTouch® Triad device. Designed as a combination therapy to simultaneously treat the dilated ventricle and the resulting distorted valve in patients suffering from Type IIIb Functional Mitral…
DALLAS and SAN JOSE, Calif, March 13, 2018 — The American Heart Association and VIVA Physicians, Inc. announced today a two-year $1 million grant program to support research initiatives in vascular disease and career development opportunities for early career investigators at the post-doctoral…
Washington, DC—The National Quality Forum (NQF) today issued a call to action to make shared decision making a standard of care for all patients, across settings and conditions. The new guide for healthcare providers, the National Quality Partners Playbook™: Shared Decision Making in Healthcare…
ORLANDO, Fla., March 10, 2018 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced late-breaking results of a new home-based clinical trial showing that a wearable continuous electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring patch can identify people with asymptomatic atrial…
At the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, Siemens Healthineers has launched the next generation of syngo Dynamics, a cardiovascular imaging and information solution. The newest version of the software emphasizes enhanced security, widespread access,…
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced plans to expand their clinical trial program for Jardiance® in chronic heart failure with the EMPERIAL clinical trials. These trials will evaluate the…
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 1, 2018 — HeartFlow, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a licensing and technology transfer agreement with Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles for AutoPlaque technology, a software tool used to detect and characterize coronary artery plaque based on coronary…
MIAMI, Feb. 27, 2018 — Longeveron announced that its pioneering clinical trial to treat infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome officially started with the first patient receiving the company's mesenchymal stem cell therapy in a procedure performed at the University of Maryland Medical…