BARCELONA, Spain, April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — With the introduction of Elekta’s new Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™, the benefits of precision cranial radiosurgery are now available for more patients with a wider variety of tumor types and sizes. This latest generation stereotactic radiosurgery system for the brain, integrates advanced motion management, dose delivery and imaging technologies, […]

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — New technologies and online platforms have dramatically increased the ability of consumers to educate themselves about products and companies. Likewise, these same technologies have expanded the tools and techniques available to market researchers seeking insights into consumer behavior. Given the changing consumer marketplace, it’s imperative that organizations adjust […]

The Apple Watch began arriving in homes and businesses across America on Friday. And in New Orleans, one doctor immediately strapped it to his patient’s wrist. “We need to fundamentally change behavior,” says that doctor — Richard Milani. “And the Apple Watch has the potential to [do] it.” Milani is the Chief Clinical Transformation Officer […]

Philadelphia – WEBWIRE – Friday, April 24, 2015 A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has succeeded in identifying the source of cancer in patients’ gastrointestinal tracts by analyzing DNA markers from tumors. The results open the possibility that doctors could one day be able to screen for cancer anywhere in the body with a noninvasive […]

(Reuters) – Genetic sequence data on two of the deadliest yet most poorly understood viruses are to be made available to researchers worldwide in real time as scientists seek to speed up understanding of Ebola and MERS infections. The project, led by British scientists with West African and Saudi Arabian collaboration, hopes to encourage laboratories […]

DETROIT, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiologists at Henry Ford Hospital have implanted a device that reduces the risk of stroke in patients with an irregular heartbeat. With only handful of hospitals in the Midwest offering this procedure, Henry Ford is able to add another option to its arsenal of tools for certain patients with […]

Hearing aids may lessen the forgetfulness and mental confusion tied to moderate to severe hearing loss, suggests a new study. “This study is important because it focuses on a risk factor that is amenable to intervention in later life and could potentially postpone cognitive decline,” said Jennifer Deal, the study’s lead author from the Bloomberg […]

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) said Rowex Ltd is preparing to sell a product similar in its packaging to the “Seretide” inhaler and that this infringed its trademark. Seretide is the fourth-highest-selling pharmaceutical product in the world, with more than $62bn (€58bn) in global sales, including Ireland. The UK-based Glaxo Group, along with GSK (Ireland) Ltd, trading as […]

COPENHAGEN, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, ReSound introduced the first hearing aid app designed specifically for Apple Watch. Available immediately to Apple Watch wearers, the ReSound Smart™ app for Apple Watch offers a new, streamlined user experience, allowing users to take advantage of seamless, on-the-go control, right from their wrist. The ReSound Smart app for Apple Watch marks the latest of the company’s efforts to bring forward-looking solutions […]