New Therapy to Help Heart Rhythm Patients

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GERRARDS CROSS, England, July 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Launch comes as new patients’ survey reveals a significant proportion still not receiving adequate treatment for atrial fibrillation, the commonest heart rhythm disorder

A new blood-thinning drug therapy to help prevent stroke in patients with the heart rhythm condition called non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) is launched today, extending the ability of doctors to tailor the right therapy to individual patients, say experts.

A survey of AF patients, also released today, shows a significant proportion of patients are still not receiving appropriate therapy to protect them against AF-related stroke. The survey also revealed that patients sometimes experience extreme emotional distress living with the condition.[1] read more

First ever hands-free ultrasound device for pain relief is now offered in the United States  

ELMSFORD, N.Y., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — NanoVibronix, Inc, a medical device company (NASDAQ- NAOV) , announces its presence in the United States.  Created in Nesher, Israel, NanoVibronix has brought the first ever hands-free ultrasound therapy device, the PainShield® MD, to the United States.  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted them 510K clearance to market PainShield® MD, to treat pain.

A global medical company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced the launch of its latest generation of heating and cooling systems,

During open-heart surgery procedures requiring cardiopulmonary bypass, the heating and cooling system is used to control and manage the patient’s body temperature by cooling and re-warming blood during the different phases of surgery, through the oxygenator system, and to cool the cardioplegia solution delivered to achieve the patient’s myocardial protection. read more

SpineGuard (FR0011464452 – ALSGD), an innovative company that designs, develops and markets disposable medical devices intended to make spine surgery safer, reported today that its half year revenue grew by 41%, to €3 million.

PENTAX Medical’s VIVIDEO ENT Videoscope Wins Prestigious International Red Dot Award for Product Design in 2015 read more

Leading Radiosurgery Experts Present Clinical Experiences with Brainlab Multiple Brain Metastases Software

ANAHEIM, Calif.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Leading experts in the field of radiosurgery are set to present their experiences with Automatic Brain Metastases Planning software at the Novalis Circle Symposium during this year’s American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Automatic Brain Metastasis Planning software consistently and rapidly generates radiosurgery plans, allowing clinicians to efficiently treat up to ten multiple brain metastases in one session while helping to minimize radiation exposure to healthy surrounding tissue.

Xagenic Announces $15 Million Financing

TORONTO–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Xagenic, a molecular diagnostics company developing the lab-free Xagenic X1™ platform for use at the point of care, today announced that it has raised $15 Million (CAD). Each of the Series B investors has participated in this financing, including Domain Associates, CTI Life Sciences, BDC Capital and the Ontario Capital Growth Corporation.  read more



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