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Looking After Your Heart: What You Need to Do

| 10/16/2014

Having a healthy heart is the pinnacle of good health. After all, your heart is one of your most vital and essential organs. You need to be caring for it in a robust way. This is to ensure that you live longer and so that you are not prone to dangerous illnesses. Heart health care […]

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Chronic Back Pain: Know Your Treatment Options

| 10/08/2014

Most people experience back pain at some stage in their lives. Often, these bouts are short-lived. However, sometimes back pain refuses to go away. When it continues for more than six weeks, it’s referred to as chronic. If you’re suffering from this problem, you’ll know exactly how debilitating it can be. The important thing is […]

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Medtronic Announces CE Mark and European Launch of TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope

| 10/05/2014

Medtronic has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope. This innovative mesh envelope covers an implantable cardiac device to help stabilize the device after implantation and reduce surgical-site infections. The efficacy of the previous generation, non-absorbable TYRX Antibacterial Envelope* has been shown in three published studies, with new six-month follow-up data […]

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The Most-Common Age-Related Problems: Explained

| 10/03/2014

As your body ages, you may suffer from many different health problems. Over time, problems can get worse and cause you pain on a day to day basis. It is vital that you look after your health during your golden years. Doing so will mean that you feel better in yourself and can do more […]

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Vaccines: Medical Marvels Or Just Plain Miraculous?

| 09/23/2014

It’s no secret that someone, somewhere will become ill each day. As babies, our immune systems need to learn about bacteria so that our bodies can learn how to put up a defense against them when we’re older. There have been studies to prove immune systems are bad at fighting infections if our bodies weren’t […]

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Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon Introduces Serious Skin Care Line

| 09/15/2014

Tired of walking up to the skin care counter only to be overwhelmed with too many options and not enough help? Most women and some men have felt this way at least once. In the middle of all the pretty packaging and catchy names is little to no knowledge of product ingredients or skin conditions […]

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New Drug Blocks Gene Driving Cancer Growth

| 09/15/2014

When active, the protein called Ral can drive tumor growth and metastasis in several human cancers including pancreatic, prostate, lung, colon and bladder. Unfortunately, drugs that block its activity are not available. A study published today in the journal Nature uses a novel approach to target the activation of these Ral proteins: “When you want […]

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CarePoint Health Physicians Perform Surgeries Using the da Vinci Xi Robot for the First Time in New Jersey

| 09/15/2014

CarePoint Health is proud to announce that the first da Vinci robotic surgical cases in the State of New Jersey using the new Xi platform were performed at Christ Hospital on August 26, 2014. The surgeries were performed by Dr. Michael Ahn, Dr. Ravikumar Brahmbhatt and Dr. Daniel Smith and were supported by a specialized […]

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