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Medtronic’s HeartWare Unit Recalls Ventricular Assist Device

Medtronic subsidiary, HeartWare International, has recalled HeartWare Ventricular Assist Devices (HVAD) over problems with driveline connector tubes in select units. This may cause the...
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Study Suggests ADT, used for Prostate Cancer, Tied to Dementia Risk

New research findings suggest that a mainstay of prostate cancer treatment may be associated with an increased risk of dementia. Researchers found that the...
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First Xarelto Bellwether Trial Moved up a Month

The long-awaited Xarelto bellwether trials have been pushed back a month because of a conflict with a major event in New Orleans. The first trial...


Kraft Heinz Recalls Lunchables, Products Fail to List Allergens

Due to the presence of undeclared allergens, a recall is being issued for Kraft Heinz ready-to-eat “Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stackers”. The products,...