• PCI Medical Introduces GUS Disinfectant Warmer
    PCI Medical recently introduced a GUS disinfectant that warms high-level disinfectants to meet the minimum recommended temperature. ...More
    December 30, 2013 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Sugar is the Key to Detecting Gastric Cancer Early
    Gastric cancer kills more than 700,000 people each year, mostly in Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe. Though the disease is quite treatable when caught early, symptoms are indistinct and late detection leads to high mortality. The five-year survival rate in the United ...More
    December 26, 2013 Posted in News, Disorders
  • Study Explores Wellness of Kids with IBD
    Recent research sponsored by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (CCFA) provides a snapshot of the health and well-being of children and adolescents living with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). This research was presented at the 2013 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel ...More
    December 23, 2013 Posted in News
  • Hospital Adds Yoga, Nutrition, to Cancer Therapy
    At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the centuries-old practice of yoga is combined with nutrition education to help young cancer patients manage their disease today and lay the foundation for a healthy future. The program was created by the departments of Clinical ...More
    December 23, 2013 Posted in News, Disorders
  • Doctors Stumped by Two Esophagus Disorders
    Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine found that two on-the-rise esophagus conditions are so similar that even a biopsy is not enough to distinguish one disease from the other. ...More
    December 20, 2013 Posted in News, Disorders
  • Few Residency Programs Train Docs on Cost Reduction
    Despite a national consensus among policy makers and educators to train residents to be more conscious of the cost of care, less than 15 percent of internal medicine residency programs have a formal curriculum addressing it, according to a new research letter published this ...More
    December 19, 2013 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Mayo Clinic Opens C. difficile Clinic
    ROCHESTER, Minn.—Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) has reached an epidemic state and is the most common infectious cause of diarrhea in hospitals. Healthcare providers are seeing increased severity and recurrence rates of the infection. In response, Mayo Clinic has ...More
    December 17, 2013 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Cook Medical Starts Study on Removal of Esophageal Stents
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Cook Medical has initiated a clinical study to evaluate the removability of the new Evolution Esophageal fully covered stent. ...More
    December 17, 2013 Posted in News
  • STERIS Launches New Cleaner for Surgical Tools
    MENTOR, OHIO―STERIS Corporation recently introduced Prolystica Ultra Concentrate HP Cleaning Chemistries, a cleaning agent for surgical instruments. ...More
    December 16, 2013 Posted in News
  • Gut Microbes Affect MicroRNA Response to Bacterial Infection
    WASHINGTON―When it comes to fighting off pathogens like Listeria, your best allies may be the billions of microorganisms that line your gut, according to new research published in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. ...More
    December 12, 2013 Posted in News