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New Blood Pump System Approved
New Blood Pump System Approved TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Impella 2.5 System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to maintain stable heart function and blood circulation during high-risk cardiac operations, t...
New Treatment for Anthrax Approved
New Treatment for Anthrax Approved WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new treatment to prepare the United States for the potential release of deadly inhalational anthrax has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Anthrasi...
New Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise in Human Trials
New Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise in Human Trials WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental Ebola vaccine shows promise in an early clinical trial, but requires much more testing, researchers report. The trial included 120 healthy ad...
New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise
New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug may quickly quash symptoms of the digestive disorder Crohn's disease -- at least for the short term, an early clinical trial finds. The...
New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay
New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An FDA-approved drug doubled the amount of time that patients with Hodgkins lymphoma survived without any progression in their disease, a new study shows. All...
New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients
New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients who are at low risk for heart problems don't need to have screening tests such as EKGs and stress tests, a national association of p...
Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors
Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors SATURDAY, March 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of the newer anti-clotting drug Brilinta cut heart attack survivors' future risk of heart attack, stroke or heart-related de...
New CPR Devices Approved
New CPR Devices Approved MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pair of new CPR devices designed to help save people whose hearts stop beating has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The ResQCPR System involves two devices use...
Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens
Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a modest amount of nuts appears to lower the risk for teens of developing conditions that raise the chances of heart disease later in life, new research sugg...
New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes
New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy for women may not be as potentially risky as previously thought, a new Mayo Clinic review contends. The new study...