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Monthly Archives: January, 2013

A Shortage of Cancer Drugs in Romania

Source: L.C, | BUCHAREST / Published in The Economist  THOUSANDS of cancer patients in Romania struggle everyday to find the drugs their life depends on. The country has been facing a … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stryker Acquires China’s Trauson Holdings

Source: MassDevice staff Medical device company Stryker’s purchase of Chinese spine-products maker Trauson Holdings is key to the company’s emerging market strategy, company executives tell investors. Stryker‘s (NYSE: SYK) is making moves to … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Samsung Acquires NeuroLogica

Source: RICHARD NEWMAN / North Jersey South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co., which has its U.S. headquarters in Ridgefield Park, is most often associated with cell phones and big screen televisions. But it also is interested … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

da Vinci® Surgery for Urinary Obstruction

Source: daVinci Surgery The most common cause of obstruction in the urinary tract in children is a congenital obstruction. This occurs at the point where the ureter joins the renal … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Triclosan in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Can Increase Allergy Risk

Source: Science Daily Triclosan — an antibacterial chemical found in toothpaste and other products — can contribute to an increased risk of allergy development in children. This comes from the … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Medical Tourism in Costa Rica

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scan May Detect Signs of NFL Players’ Brain Disease

Source: Stephanie Smith, CNN Los Angeles (CNN) — An insidious, microscopic protein that has been found in the brain tissue of professional football players after death may now be detectable … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 1 Comment