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FDA OKs Device for Pediatric Kidney Injury Due to Sepsis

β€” The device was granted a Humanitarian Device Exemption approval

1 Hrs Ago
FDA APPROVED Selective cytopheretic device-pediatric (SCD-PED) over a computer rendering of diseased kidneys.

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Wendy Williams' Dementia; 48% Back 16-Week Abortion Ban; Hospital Sues Quadriplegic

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Study Backs Recommended Antibiotic Approach for Aspiration Pneumonia

Evidence of more side effects, lack of survival benefit with extended anaerobic coverage

Feb 21, 2024
Transient Left-Sided Weakness, Facial Palsy in Middle-Age Man

Timely recognition of this rare phenomenon considered crucial to prevent recurrent stroke

Feb 20, 2024
Sublingual Acute Stroke Neuroprotectant Dazzles in Phase III Trial

Experts raise concerns about analysis and reporting in Chinese study

Feb 20, 2024
Transient Left-Sided Weakness, Facial Palsy in Middle-Age Man

Timely recognition of this rare phenomenon considered crucial to prevent recurrent stroke

Sublingual Acute Stroke Neuroprotectant Dazzles in Phase III Trial

Experts raise concerns about analysis and reporting in Chinese study

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Hot Flashes, Migraine Tied to Higher Risk of Stroke, Heart Disease

However, risks were nullified with control of blood pressure, cholesterol levels

Feb 15, 2024
A photo of a woman on a couch experiencing a hot flash and fanning herself with a piece of paper.
FDA Advisors Nearly All Aboard the TriClip Train for Tricuspid Regurgitation

Committee voted 13-1 that the benefits of the TEER device outweigh the risks in certain patients

Feb 14, 2024
FDA ADCOMM TriClip G4 system over a photo of the device
Safety Events at Hospitals More Common in Black and Hispanic Kids

"Many factors could be driving these disparities," researcher says

Feb 14, 2024
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Large-Core Strokes Do Better Long-Term With Thrombectomy

SELECT2 trial's 1-year results show continued benefits for patients with slower recovery

Feb 13, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
I Never Expected to Run a Code While Running the NYC Marathon

It turns out we were all in the right place at the right time

Feb 13, 2024
A photo of runners crossing the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge during the New York City marathon.
Midline Catheters Go Head-to-Head With PICCs for Bloodstream Infections

For dwell times of 15 days or less, midline catheters noninferior, single-center study finds

Feb 13, 2024
A photo of a woman with a an intravenous line in her arm.
Risk Score Proposed to Anchor Forthcoming Donor Heart Allocation Rules

Current six-tier system on the outs due to excessive manipulation

Feb 13, 2024
A photo of surgeons during heart transplant surgery
Embolization Proves Its Mettle for Subdural Hematoma

Landmark trials establish a new standard of care, experts say

Feb 11, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
After Cervical Artery Dissection, Early Anticoagulant Might Be Better

Large observational study might not deliver definitive answers but hints at a better strategy

Feb 10, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
Late Tenecteplase Not Beneficial for Stroke Patients With LVOs

Lytic at least appeared safe in a selected population with many undergoing thrombectomy

Feb 09, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
AI-Based Decision Support Boosts Post-Stroke Prevention

Trial from China shows potential of AI guidance for stroke care

Feb 09, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
Fast Stroke Thrombolysis Boosts Impact of Thrombectomy

Pooled trial analysis finally provides the evidence for combination approach

Feb 08, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
Adjunctive Thrombolysis Doesn't Boost tPA Benefits

Phase III trial is the "disappointing end of a long journey"

Feb 08, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
Corticosteroid Still Doesn't Help After Stroke in the Thrombectomy Era

MARVEL trial tries adjunctive therapy again with new circumstances but gets the same old answer

Feb 08, 2024
ISC over a photo of Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
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