RSIP Vision unveils AI-based image segmentation tool
Computer software and artificial intelligence (AI) company RSIP Vision has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSIP Vision launches new heart POC ultrasound RSIP Vision launches AI-based ultrasound tools RSIP Vision develops AI module for 3D knee x-ray (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kori, nine, says transplant gives him 'another chance at life'
Kori, from Ripley in Derbyshire, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DARZALEX FASPRO ® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj) Becomes the First FDA-Approved Treatment for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
January 15, 2021 (HORSHAM, Pa.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of DARZALEX FASPRO® (daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj), a subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab, in combination with bortezomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (D-VCd) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis.[1] DARZALEX FASPRO® is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for patients with this blood cell disorder that is associated with the production of an abnormal protein, which leads to th...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

iTHRIV announces health research pilot project recipients
(Virginia Tech) Multi-institutional teams of scientists, physicians, and engineers will study Parkinson's disease, celiac disease, pediatric heart transplant, pediatric telemedicine, and epilepsy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blood test shows promise for early detection of acute heart transplant rejection
DNA-based “liquid biopsy” could help save lives and reduce health disparities. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

How a new £244-a-year heart failure drug saved a man from needing a transplant
Daniel Smith from Nottingham was diagnosed with heart failure in 2012 and was told he needed a new heart until he was prescribed a £244-a-year drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial hearts/Carmat: beating the odds
Cardiac device offers long-term hope to both patients and its French developers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don ’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of Survival
New efforts to increase capacity and triage care to focus on the sickest patients Alex Wigglesworth, Rong-Gong Lin II, Soumya Karlamangla and Luke Money Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — The situation in Los Angeles County hospitals is so critical that ambulance crews have been advised to try to cut back on their use of oxygen and not to bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival. Officials now say they need to focus on patients with a greater chance of surviving. The measures were taken as circumstances were expected to become even worse in coming weeks, when patients sic...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 5, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Operations Patient Care Source Type: news

Updated advice on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy and women who are breastfeeding, RCOG
The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has also published its latest advice for the priority groups to receive the Oxford University/AstraZeneca and the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines. This includes updated advice for pregnant and breastfeeding women who meet other criteria for priority vaccination. The JCVI confirms that although the available data do not indicate any safety concern or harm to pregnancy, there is insuf...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart transplantations: prospects of success increase with larger case volumes
(Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care) Heart transplantations: prospects of success increase with larger case volumesThe survival probabilities for patients undergoing surgery are higher in hospitals where heart transplants are performed more frequently. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Teen figure skater suffers rare genetic disorder her to have transplant at just 14
Joelle Hammann, 15, from Lewiston, Minnesota, needed to undergo a heart transplant in July 2019 after she discovered she had a rare genetic disorder that replaced her heart muscle with fatty tissue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Case Fatality Doubled in Heart Transplant Patients COVID-19 Case Fatality Doubled in Heart Transplant Patients
Heart recipients are more vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection and should be referred for specialist care, according to transplant experts from Northern Italy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Abbott's HeartMate 3 LVAD for Use in Children FDA OKs Abbott's HeartMate 3 LVAD for Use in Children
The heart pump can be used to support pediatric patients with advanced refractory heart failure who are awaiting a donor heart or aren't candidates for transplantation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Royal Philips to acquire Malvern medical device developer BioTelemetry for $2.8B
Health technology giant Royal Philips has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Malvern-based BioTelemetry in a stock deal valued at $2.8 billion. BioTelemetry (NASDAQ: BEAT), founded as CardioNet in 1994, is a provider of remote cardiac diagnostics and monitoring services. The company annually monitors more than 1 million cardiac patients remotely with a portfolio of products that includes wearable heart monitors and artificial intelligence -based data analytics. Under the terms… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Heart Transplant Outcomes Vary by State
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2020 -- There is significant state-level variation for outcomes among patients listed for heart transplantation in the United States, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in JAMA Network Open. Emmanuel Akintoye, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RSIP Vision launches new heart POC ultrasound
Computer software and artificial intelligence (AI) company RSIP Vision has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSIP Vision launches AI-based ultrasound tools RSIP Vision develops AI module for 3D knee x-ray RSIP Vision unveils new AI module for lung biopsy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patient with a heart/liver transplant says thanks 'with all my old heart and new one'
It's not like Ernie Hernandez wasn't used to the hot Arizona sun.  He was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and worked as a skilled contractor in the masonry trade for 25 years. But the brutally hot sun one afternoon in 2018 proved to be too much. Ernie passed out. "After I passed out that [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 13, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Study reveals surprising benefit of clonal hematopoiesis in allogeneic transplants
(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) Clonal hematopoiesis (CH) is a recently identified condition in which mutations associated with blood cancers are detected in the blood of some healthy, usually older, individuals who don't have cancer. People with CH, while asymptomatic, have an elevated risk of developing blood cancers and other negative health outcomes, including heart attacks and strokes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIDCR's Winter 2020 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Winter 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR Welcomes New Director Rena D’Souza Rena N. D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, was sworn in as the director of NIDCR by NIH Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, on October 13. Prior to joining NIH, Dr. D’Souza was the assistant vice president for academic affairs and education for health s...
Source: NIDCR Science News - December 4, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Pandemic, ‘Great Reset’ and Resistance
A mother and doctor tend to a young girl with COVID-19 at an intensive care ward in the western region of Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Credit: UNICEF/Evgeniy MaloletkaBy Asoka BandarageCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka , Dec 1 2020 (IPS) According to the Center for Systems Science at Johns Hopkins University, as of November 29th, there have been 62,150,421 COVID-19 cases, including 1,450,338 deaths. And according to the latest ILO reports, as job losses escalate due to lockdowns, nearly half of the global workforce is at risk of losing livelihoods, access to food and the ability to survive. The World Economic Forum states that ‘With some ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Asoka Bandarage Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Huge gap in demand, supply of organs for transplant in country: AIIMS chief
AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria said the AIIMS was working to "very soon" start a lung transplant programme even as it has facilities available for transplantation of heart, kidney, liver, pancreas, cornea, heart valve and bones. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: She Put All Her Heart Into Getting Off the Transplant List
THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- In the late 1990s, when she was in her 40s, Dona Koster's doctor noticed some irregularities with her heart and referred her to a cardiologist. The specialist's assessment: She had the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Organoids produce embryonic heart
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) Bioengineers at EPFL have used organoids - tiny lab-grown organs - to mimic the early development of the heart in the mouse embryo. The work is another step towards future bioartificial organs for research and transplants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Data from EXPLORER Clinical Research Program to be Unveiled at American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020
RARITAN, N.J., November 9, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that 10 data presentations will be shared at the virtual American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020 from November 13-17. Most notably, four new sub-analyses of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) from the landmark VOYAGER PAD trial, part of the EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program, will be presented, including two live, featured science oral presentations. “We're pleased VOYAGER PAD was selected to be front and center once again at a major medical congress, as there's an urgent need f...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Headlines American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting With More Than 35 Presentations Highlighting Deep, Diverse Oncology Pipeline and Portfolio
RARITAN, N.J., November 5, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today more than 35 company-sponsored studies, including 10 oral presentations, will be featured at the 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition taking place virtually December 5-8, 2020.In multiple myeloma, highlights include Phase 1b/2 results for the B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-targeted chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy ciltacabtagene autoleucel (cilta-cel); new and updated data for the anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody DARZALEX® (daratumumab) and the subcutane...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Health innovators: Local AdventHealth doctors perform first in-state transplant of dead heart
The doctors are part of a larger effort testing the procedure. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Health innovators: Local AdventHealth doctors perform first in-state transplant of dead heart
The doctors are part of a larger effort testing the procedure. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Using artificial intelligence can improve pregnant women's health
(University of Seville) Disorders such as congenital heart birth defects or macrosomia, gestational diabetes and preterm birth can be detected earlier when artificial intelligence is used. In the latter case, studies into cases involving artificial intelligence found a correlation between the number of pre-term births and the environmental pollution to which the pregnant women had been previously exposed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AI model's sensitivity for aneurysms comes at a price
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm helped improve the detection of cerebral...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI extracts more data from single-energy CT AI algorithm detects COVID, flu, other pneumonia Can AI diagnose heart failure on chest x-rays? CTA effective for detecting arterial bleeding 3 uses for cinematic rendering of brain CTA scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Using artificial intelligence to better manage chronic disease
Notwithstanding the focus on COVID-19, chronic disease is the leading burden of our health care system. Six in 10 American adults have a chronic disease such as Type 2 diabetes, asthma and heart disease. Four in 10 have two or more. Seventy percent of deaths are caused by chronic diseases and associated complications. Three quarters of our health care spending is on chronic diseases and associated c omplications. The Geneia Data Intelligence Lab The Geneia data intelligence lab (GDI Lab) has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jasmine McCammon Source Type: news

Using artificial intelligence to better manage chronic disease
Notwithstanding the focus on COVID-19, chronic disease is the leading burden of our health care system. Six in 10 American adults have a chronic disease such as Type 2 diabetes, asthma and heart disease. Four in 10 have two or more. Seventy percent of deaths are caused by chronic diseases and associated complications. Three quarters of our health care spending is on chronic diseases and associated c omplications. The Geneia Data Intelligence Lab The Geneia data intelligence lab (GDI Lab) has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 1, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jasmine McCammon Source Type: news

Making The Impossible Possible: A Conversation With Martine Rothblatt
Martine Rothblatt, creator of SiriusXM and whose company, United Therapeutics, has already saved thousands of lives from a rare disease, is working feverishly to create artificial organs, such as hearts, that could spare the lives of millions of people who can ’t get organ transplants. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steve Forbes, Forbes Staff Tags: Policy /policy Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Mostly Positive Outcomes After 2018 Adult Heart Transplant Allocation Changes Mostly Positive Outcomes After 2018 Adult Heart Transplant Allocation Changes
Adult heart transplant policy allocation changes enacted in the US in 2018 have led to mostly positive outcomes, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Outcomes Mixed After Heart Transplant Policy Change in the U.S.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 2020 -- After a recent allocation policy change in heart transplant, there have been considerable changes in heart transplantation, including improved wait-list outcomes, according to a study published online Oct. 28 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

5 Lessons from Top Global Experts on How to Support the Health Workforce
By Carol Bales, Advocacy and policy communications manager, IntraHealth International ; Elizabeth Walsh, Director of communications and knowledge management, HRH2030October 26, 2020Before COVID-19, the world was facing a shortage of 18 million health workers by 2030, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. By September of this year, one in seven reported cases of COVID-19 were health workers and at least 7,000 health workers had died—likely significant underestimates due to lack of data.Although the true burden of COVID-19 infections on the health workforce is unknown, the loss of hea...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health COVID-19 Digital Health Education Performance Policy Advocacy Health Workers Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application to U.S. FDA for New Indication to Expand Use of XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease
RARITAN, NJ, October 26, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it has submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new indication to expand the use of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). If approved, this new indication for the XARELTO® vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 75-100 mg once daily) would include reducing the risk of major thrombotic vascular events such as heart attack, stroke and amputation in patients after recent lower-extremity revasculariz...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

AHA News: Boy With'Half a Heart' Gets Lifesaving Transplant
Title: AHA News: Boy With'Half a Heart'Gets Lifesaving TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 23, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Boy With'Half a Heart' Gets Lifesaving Transplant
By Stefani Kopenec American Heart Association News THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Wendy Wees suffered a miscarriage during her first pregnancy with husband, Jason Protiva, so they were overjoyed when they passed the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Preliminary Results of the US 2018 Heart Allocation Revision Preliminary Results of the US 2018 Heart Allocation Revision
In 2018 the OPTN modified the adult heart allocation policy. What has changed?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - October 15, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Eight things to know about heart transplants
If considering a heart transplant or have a loved one who needs one, here are some things to know about getting an organ and other advances in transplant. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Can AI interpret chest x-rays as well as rad residents?
CONCLUSION: AI AS GOOD OR BETTER than middle rad residents EXCEPT: “ In general, residents performed better for more subtle anomalies, such as masses and nodules, misplaced lines and tubes, and various forms of consolidation, while the AI algorithm was better at detecting nonanomalous findings, the presence of tubes and lines, and clearly visible anomalies, such as cardiomegaly, pleural effusion, and pulmonary edema," the authors wrote. "Conversely, the AI algorithm generally performed worse for lower-prevalence findings that also had a higher level of difficulty of interpretation, such as masses or nodul...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news