Author: Ken Dropiewski

Dronedarone Promotes Cardiac Repair After a Heart Attack

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 243, Issue 11, July, 2018) (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1535370218788517) reports that the antiarrhythmic drug, dronedarone, promotes cardiac repair after a heart attack. The study, led by Dr. Uwe Lendeckel, Professor for Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University Medicine Greifswald, provides mechanistic […]

Correvio Announces EU Survey Data Demonstrating Brinavess Successfully Avoided Hospitalization in 85% of Patients

VANCOUVER, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Correvio Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CORV) (TSX: CORV), a revenue-generating, specialty pharmaceutical company focused on providing innovative, high-quality brands that meet the needs of acute care physicians and patients, today reported positive data highlighting reduced hospitalization in patients treated with Brinavess® (vernakalant hydrochloride, IV), its antiarrhythmic drug for the […]

Endologix Appoints Jeffrey S. Brown as Chief Operations Officer

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELGX) (“Endologix” or the “Company”), a developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, today announced that it has appointed Jeffrey S. Brown as the Company’s Chief Operations Officer, effective as of August 13, 2018. John Onopchenko, Chief Executive Officer of Endologix, Inc., said, “I […]

BioAxone BioSciences’ Scientific Advisory Board Member, Mark Bear, PhD, Receives $500,000 Beckman-Argyros Vision Research Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioAxone BioSciences, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing innovative drugs to treat neurotrauma and neurovascular disorders, today announced that its Scientific Advisory Board member, Dr. Mark Bear, the Picower Professor of Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, received the prestigious Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation 2018 Beckman-Argyros […]

NHS Hospitals Turn to Deep Learning and Advanced Algorithms to Fight Heart Disease

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New technology using deep learning and advanced algorithms to evaluate blood flow to the heart is now being used in English hospitals to fight against coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of the leading causes of death in the UK. It is responsible for more than […]

ROX Medical Appoints Mike MacKinnon as Chief Executive Officer

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ROX Medical, Inc. (ROX), a privately held medical device company pioneering a minimally-invasive therapy for hypertension, today announced the appointment of Mike MacKinnon as its Chief Executive Officer. “Despite the many classes of drugs available to physicians to treat hypertension, millions of patients still have blood pressures […]

AngioDynamics Provides Updates on Oncology and Vascular Access Businesses

LATHAM, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGO), a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, peripheral vascular disease and oncology, today provided a corporate update on enhancements made to its Oncology business and acknowledged a recent, favorable U.S. District Court ruling that impacts its Vascular Access business. […]

PaceMate™ Launches State’s First Automated Remote Cardiac Device Monitoring System at Arizona Heart Rhythm Center

BRADENTON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PaceMate™ is pleased to announce that as of August 15, 2018, the Arizona Heart Rhythm Center will be the first organization in the state of Arizona to offer automated remote monitoring of cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) such as pacemakers, defibrillators, and loop recorders via the PaceMate™ software […]

BioSig Technologies Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for PURE EP System

Santa Monica, CA, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioSig Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: BSGM), announced that the Company has received 510(k) clearance for its first product, PURE EP System, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The non-invasive PURE EP System is a computerized system intended for acquiring, digitizing, amplifying, filtering, measuring […]