Bullying, violence and other adversities witnessed or experienced by children and teens are likely to take a toll on their cardiovascular health, increasing chances of disease in adulthood, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
The American Heart Association recently named attorney M. Lewis Kinard as its executive vice president, general counsel and assistant corporate secretary at its Dallas headquarters, succeeding retiring officer Lynne Darrouzet.
Scanning, 3-D printing, laser cutting and virtual surgery simulation are among the features now functioning at Houston’s Texas Medical Center (TMC), which managing physician Dr. William “Billy” Cohn described as innovative.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Healthcare Management degree program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health has joined four other MPH programs in the country to receive a top accreditation.
Abbott has received approval from Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for the company’s MitraClip, making it the first minimally invasive device to treat people in Japan with mitral regurgitation (MR) heart disease.
Cardiac patients who received XIENCE stents reported a good quality of life and felt better sooner compared to those who underwent open-heart surgery, researchers said at a recent conference in Denver.
Abbott recently said its Proclaim DRG Neurostimulator System, which stimulates dorsal root ganglion (DRG) and eases pain in patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) of the lower limbs, has been launched in the U.S.
A study from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston and researchers in China has found that light to moderate alcohol drinking may reduce all causes of death, the Texas Medical Center said in a release.
Abbott and U.K.-based North West London Pathology (NWLP) recently signed a contract to have Abbott supply NWLP with medical equipment, diagnostic tools and related products, a recent Abbott release said.
A recent study indicates that hospitals that have patient nutrition plans not only save money but their patients also had shorter hospital stays and lower readmission rates, a release on Abbott's website said.