New Knee Implant Saves the Ligaments

Knee

      A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person’s knee feel and move just like the original. During a traditional total knee replacement, the surgeon must remove the “island” of bone to which the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) are attached.…

Your toilet cleaner could cause asthma

Asthma

It may also cause upper respiratory tract infections and other ailments. Exposure to acid fumes, even for 10-15 minutes a day, has the potential to cause respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis, nasal ulceration and even kidney damage in some. A multi-city study conducted by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) claims that acids used to clean…

CorMatrix® Reports FDA Clearance of CorMatrix® ECM® for Vascular Repair

CorMatrix

July 21, 2014 09:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time ROSWELL, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CorMatrix Cardiovascular announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the CorMatrix® ECM® for Vascular Repair. “CorMatrix ECM for Vascular Repair is an innovative scaffold permitting the patient’s own stem cells to regenerate viable autogenous tissue improving the…

2014 Scope of Practice & Compensation Report for the Regulatory Profession | RAPS

regulatory

About the Study RAPS’ biennial Scope of Practice & Compensation Survey of the Regulatory Profession is the largest, most comprehensive research initiative on the global regulatory profession.  In response to the 2014 survey, more than 3,300 regulatory professionals around the world who are involved with healthcare and related products answered questions about their compensation, job…