Severely ill patients with advanced heart failure who received a novel heart pump—the HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device (LVAD)— suffered significantly fewer strokes, pump-related blood clots and bleeding episodes after two years, compared with similar patients who received an older, more established pump, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Two children from Europe and one from Canada, aged four, six and 10, suffer from a previously unknown disease that causes epileptic seizures, loss of magnesium and reduced intelligence. There is currently no way to treat or alleviate their symptoms. But researchers in an international consortium have now discovered the cause […]Continue Reading ...
Most insulin pumps are about the size of a small mobile phone, but models keep getting smaller. They are mostly worn on the body using a band, belt, pouch, or clip. Some models now are wireless. Traditional pumps include an insulin reservoir (cartridge) and a catheter. The catheter is inserted with a plastic needle just […]Continue Reading ...
Nov 29 2018 The new VARODRY is a 100% oil-free, dry compressing screw vacuum pump. Screw pumps are currently state-of-the-art in the field of industrial vacuum pumps. The VARODRY will initially be available in the sizes VD65 (65 m³/h) and VD100 (100 m³/h), the sizes VD160 and VD200 are already in preparation. What qualifies the […]Continue Reading ...
May 16, 2018 Breast milk has many known health benefits, but breastfeeding is not always an option for moms, and many turn to pumping as an alternative. Katherine Hornbostel, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, wanted to make this often cumbersome process easier. She […]Continue Reading ...
March 12, 2018 At two years of follow-up, severely ill patients with advanced heart failure who received a novel heart pump fully implantable within the chest experienced no malfunctions requiring replacement or removal of the device for blood clotting. Further, their risk of a stroke was halved compared with patients who received the established version […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—5 years after coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgical treatment, sufferers whose operation used to be carried out with cardiopulmonary bypass (on pump) lived longer than the ones whose surgeons carried out the process with out cardiopulmonary bypass (off pump), in line with a record revealed within the Aug. 17 factor of the New England Magazine […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 — 5 years after coronary heart bypass surgical procedure, sufferers whose operation used to be performed the use of a heart-lung pump lived longer than the ones whose surgeons did not use the software, a brand new learn about reveals. Because the 1990s, two other approaches had been repeatedly utilized by […]Continue Reading ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 insulin pump with interoperable technology (interoperable t:Slim X2) for delivering insulin under the skin for children and adults with diabetes. This new type of insulin pump, referred to as an alternate controller enabled (ACE) infusion pump, or ACE insulin […]Continue Reading ...
Dec 18 2018 Rapid controlled transport of water droplets by sunlight-powered pump Driven by natural or artificial sunlight, a novel “microtube pump” transports water droplets over long distances. As reported by Chinese researchers in the Journal Angewandte Chemie, the pump consists of a tube whose properties can be changed asymmetrically through irradiation. This results in […]Continue Reading ...
June 5, 2018 In a presentation at the annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, and in a simultaneous publication in Circulation, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital presented evidence that a next-generation cardiac pump device not only improves long-term outcomes but may also decrease cost of care over […]Continue Reading ...
March 12, 2018 New findings, presented today at the American College of Cardiology, provide long-term information about survival, stroke rates and durability of a novel centrifugal-flow pump compared with a commercial axial flow pump for heart-failure patients. BWH investigators report that patients who received the centrifugal-flow pump had significantly lower rates of pump-related blood clots […]Continue Reading ...
How can I make pumping more straightforward? As with nursing, it’s a must to be at ease when pumping (which does not all the time appear imaginable when you are connected to a gadget). It may be arduous, particularly to start with, to your frame (and your thoughts) to get used to generating milk with out […]Continue Reading ...
The usage of proton pump inhibitors does now not build up the danger of Alzheimer’s illness, presentations a up to date learn about from the College of Jap Finland. Proton pump inhibitors are a kind of antiulcer drug this is frequently used amongst older individuals. The affiliation between proton pump inhibitors and Alzheimer’s illness used […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay Information) — 5 years after coronary heart bypass surgical operation, sufferers whose operation used to be accomplished the usage of a heart-lung pump lived longer than the ones whose surgeons did not use the software, a brand new find out about reveals. For the reason that 1990s, two other approaches […]Continue Reading ...
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