Press Releases

WAYNE, N.J., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its oral investigational compound riociguat has been accepted for filing and granted priority review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of inoperable…
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Cardiovascular Systems today announced that it has entered into a multi-year distribution agreement with Nonin Medical, Inc., a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring. Beginning May 1, 2013, Terumo CVS will distribute Nonin's EQUANOX™…
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- POZEN Inc. (NASDAQ: POZN), a pharmaceutical company committed to transforming medicine that transforms lives, announced the results of a POZEN sponsored study at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s 25th Annual Meeting and Expo on April 4, 2013. Ryan S. Clark, Pharm.D.,…
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Pfizer, Inc., are joining forces with the goal of translating biomedical discoveries into novel treatments. CHOP is announcing its participation in the Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) network, a novel collaboration model built by Pfizer…
Lake Oswego, Oregon, February 25, 2013—BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology, announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted final approval for the BIOTRONIK Lumax 740 DX System. This novel device is a first-in-class implantable cardiac…
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 2, 2013 — Aptus Endosystems, Inc. announced today that it received CE clearance for its thoracic-length Heli-FXTM System.  Similar to the original Heli-FX system that was cleared for European distribution in May 2011 and designed for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms (…
MINNEAPOLIS – April 2, 2013 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and the first U.S. clinical uses of its new Affinity Fusion® oxygenation system. This system, which is designed to serve as a patient’s lungs by oxygenating and…
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Colloquium announced April 1 that IU Health Blackford Hospital became the first critical care access hospital in America to achieve Colloquium Heart Failure Accreditation.Critical access hospitals (CAHs) serve rural areas and have fewer than 25 beds. CAHs often do not have…
DALLAS — U.S. adolescents’ high levels of poor health behaviors and unfavorable cardiovascular risk factors may increase their chances of heart disease as adults, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.Researchers estimated the current state of…