Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark For Ranger™ Drug-Coated Balloon
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its continued leadership in the development of innovative solutions for peripheral vascular disease, Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) has received CE Mark for the Ranger™ Paclitaxel-Coated PTA Balloon Catheter. The technology is now in full European market launch. The Ranger Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) provides physicians with an ...
Alzheimer’s disease fast facts
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — With Broncos owner Pat Bowlen relinquishing control of the team to battle Alzheimer’s disease, here’s a look at what you need to know about the disease, a progressive brain disorder that damages and destroys brain cells, leading to loss of memory and other intellectual abilities. Facts: Alzheimer’s disease is the most common […]
Gene variant identified as heart disease risk factor for women
A genetic basis has been identified for heart disease in women. This new information helps to identify which women are more prone to heart disease, researchers report. The gene, when functioning normally, is activated in part by the hormone estrogen and has been previously shown to relax the blood vessels, and in turn, lower blood pressure.