Two draft guidances indicate FDA may expand the scope of HCT/P products ...
Across the two draft guidances, the agency has also defined the original relevant characteristics of skin, ligament, and cartilage tissues, and provided examples of processing that would alter these relevant characteristics, such that the processing ...
Lexology (registration) - Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:00

Major Trial: A Win-Win in Treating Good-risk DCIS
Two-group randomized controlled trials often have a winner and a loser. But sometimes the results are "win–win." This appears to be the case with the first-ever randomized trial that compares adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) with observation in women with ...
Medscape - Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:07

MauiDerm 2015: Severe psoriasis may indicate systemic inflammation
Psoriasis goes beyond a skin disease, dermatologists learned at the Maui Derm 2015 conference this week. Physicians are becoming increasingly aware that severe cases of psoriasis are indications of dangerous systemic inflammation. “Psoriasis patients ...
ModernMedicine - Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:37



World's smallest pacemaker a big advancement in heart health
For more than two decades, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has been pioneering medical advances to treat cardiovascular disease. In December, Institute physicians began implanting the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) – the world's ...
Miami's Community Newspapers - Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:33

Genetic Markers Aid in Tracking CVD Risk in SSc
They noted that SSc causes widespread vascular lesions and fibrosis of the skin, internal organs, and small vessels. A key feature of the disease, microvascular alterations play a critical role in the CV complications, including primary myocardial ...
MedPage Today - Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:52

Keep Your Ticker Healthy with USApple Association's 28 Days of Apples During ...
“While heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, multiple studies consistently show that eating an apple – or two – a day can contribute to lower levels of bad cholesterol, weight loss, skinnier waist lines, improved circulation ...
Press Release Rocket - Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:00

Peripheral Arterial Disease
... medications, surgical and psychosocial); wound assessment with a clinical description of the wound (ulcer); assessment of the limb (appearance of nails and skin temperature and colour); pain assessment; vascular assessment including capillary ...
Nursing Careers Allied Health - Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:56



Keith Roach: To Your Health
Older age, female sex, high blood pressure and diabetes (even if controlled), congestive heart failure and history of stroke or vascular disease all increase risk for stroke in people with A fib. Although I don't know how old you are, just being female ...
The Detroit News - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:00

A fib increases risk of blood clots, stroke
Kilgore News Herald - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:52


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