INVOKAMET

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved INVOKAMET, a fixed-dose therapy combining canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride in a single tablet, for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. INVOKAMET™ provides...

SYNERGY Stent System

The first patient has been enrolled in the Boston Scientific Corporation EVOLVE II clinical trial, which is designed to further assess the safety and effectiveness of the SYNERGYStent System and support U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Japanese regulatory approvals for the...

Cardiovascular-disease

Studies by vascular biologists at The Johns Hopkins Hospital could lead to new treatments for vascular disease.This work was led by Dan Berkowitz, M.B.B.Ch., and Lewis Romer, M.D., both professors of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School...

Avoiding-Infectious-Disease

As any traveller will attest, the prevalence of infectious disease is well known when travelling to underdeveloped countries. If you are planning on holidaying in an underdeveloped country this year, there are some things that you need to do in order to remain fit and healthy. Avoiding...

Cancer-Care

Building on a growing footprint in Ethiopia and commitment to supporting the priorities of Ethiopia’s public and private healthcare providers, GE today announced a US$500,000 commitment to the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) interventions in Ethiopia as part of the ‘Investing...

keeping your man healthy

Keeping your man healthy is an important and difficult job as man is not interested in going for doctors and having medicine, this makes the responsibility shifted towards wives and mothers or in some cases sisters are also taking care of their brothers. “Men tend to blow off...

Quit-Smoking

Helping somebody you love to quit smoking can be very tricky. You obviously love and care about them very much, which is why you’re desperate for them to quit. However, they have an addiction, and kicking it can be hard – especially if they’ve been doing it for years. You...

FDA extends the use of Prevnar vaccine

U.S Food and Drug Administration have extended the use of Prevnar 13 vaccine for people who are in age 50 and plus. Prevnar 13 is a Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine used to prevent Pneumonia and invasive disease which is caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae. Pneumococcal...

losing weight in 2012

Losing weight is one of the most important and common issues in our lives and determination for losing weight in 2012 is the key factor and this determination span over long period of time. From words of a fitness expert “changing long-held behaviors is a skill in itself”. Dr....

Advisa-DR-MRI-SureScan

Medtronic, Inc., today announced the Japanese regulatory approval and launch of the Advisa DR MRI™ SureScan™ pacing system. The Advisa MRI system is the first and only MR-Conditional pacemaker available to patients in Japan, the world’s second largest market for medical devices. With...