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CASE OF THE WEEK Hologic, Inc. v. Minerva Surgical, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2019-2054, -2081 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 11, 2022) Our Case of the Week follows the Hologic saga as it returns to the...

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Heart rate monitors, pacemakers, cardioverter-defibrillators, and neural stimulators constitute broad classes of electronic implants that rely on battery power for... Read More »
Kahwash and Ohio State cardiologist Dr. Scott Lilly are part of a multi-center study that's evaluating a dime-size implant intended to relieve the high pressure... Read More »
Snaking a catheter through an artery in your groin and up to your heart might not sound like “fun” but when compared to open-heart surgery you have to ask ... Read More »
Here’s the top medical news of this week! Promising new HIV treatments give hope for eventual cure   The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)... Read More »
This week, Roche announced it has discontinued development of its cholesterol drug dalcetrapib, marking the end of the story for a drug once touted as a potential... Read More »
Imaging the loss of nerve function in the heart may identify patients with the highest risk of sudden cardiac arrest, who are the most likely to benefit from... Read More »
Just like a deep wound causes a scar to form on the skin’s surface, the damage sustained during a heart attack can lead to scarring of the heart’s tissue. ... Read More »
Scientists at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s Institute of Medical Biology in Singapore found that they could dramatically extend the lifespan ... Read More »
Testosterone supplements helped heart failure patients breathe better and exercise more, according to new research in Circulation Heart Failure. Researchers analyzed... Read More »
Medtronic, Inc. announced today the start of the IN.PACT SFA II study, the company’s first US clinical trial for its IN.PACT drug-eluting balloons. The first... Read More »
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are using the information electrocardiograms (EKG) of healthy elderly people, and adding it to other... Read More »
An invasive heart test used routinely to measure heart function is being dramatically overused, especially among patients who recently underwent similar, more... Read More »
New strategies of injecting cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients with vaccines and monoclonal antibodies to combat atherosclerosis could soon change the treatment... Read More »
Here’s the weekly collection of hot medical news! Health on trial at the Supreme Court The Supreme Court has been busy with health topics. First... Read More »
Paramedics can reduce someone's chances of having a cardiac arrest or dying by 50 percent by immediately administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium ... Read More »
Everyday, heart disease patients and doctors decide between treating blocked arteries with bypass surgery or less-invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI... Read More »
Data from a phase 2 clinical trial show that a treatment targeting the PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9) antibody could be a new treatment for... Read More »
A study revealed that a scan of the heart can safely and quickly rule out the possibility of a heart attack in patients who come to emergency rooms experiencing chest ... Read More »
Here's your weekly collection of medical stories making headlines this week! Somatic stem cells obtained from skin cells for first time Scientists have... Read More »
A research study led by Scripps Translational Science Institute shows that a new blood test may be useful for predicting the possibility of an imminent heart attack... Read More »
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