Devices & Equipments

Can e-cigs actually help smokers kick the butt?

Can puffing electronic cigarettes help smokers quit the habit? If the findings of a new study are anything to go by, then the odds are loaded in

St. Jude acquires manufacturer of ‘leadless pacemaker’

Canada based St. Jude Medical Inc. announced Monday that it had acquired California-based Nano­stim Inc. in a $123.5 million deal. The acquisition gives the medical technology company

Tenet acquires Vanguard Health Systems in $4.3 billion deal

In a deal pegged at approximately $4.3 billion, Tenet Healthcare Corp announced that it will purchase Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.; owner of the Detroit Medical Center. As

Colonoscopy cuts the risk of colon cancer by 40%

According to a new study, a standard recommendation of colonoscopy exam, to check for abnormalities inside the large intestine with a thin tube, could save thousands of

Braces can avert surgery for scoliosis sufferers

Bracing is an effective treatment, halting the progression of the curve and slashing the need for corrective surgery in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), findings of

Green Signal by US FDA for Marketing of UroLift System

As per a recent announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency has given green signal to the marketing of the UroLift system. The system

Sterilization methods fail! Fatal brain disease may strike thirteen

Hospitals should make sure that the surgical equipment is sterilized properly!! Massachusetts and New Hampshire saw a drearily sad day as almost thirteen hospital patients are said

Shorter time lapse for angioplasty fails to cut patient deaths – Study

A new study has put forth a startling but a sad fact that despite timely treatment, survival after having a cardiac arrest in the hospital setting was