Soxxy dips toe in therapeutic field

June 15th, 2015

Westport, Conn.-based Soxxy has introduced a line of compression socks to the health and wellness community. Recommended by doctors, nurses, athletes and flight crews, Soxxys increase circulation and leg energy, as well as reduce swelling and decrease the risk of blood clots and deep vein thrombosis. The socks are available as unisex thigh-highs (sizes large […]

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FDA approves the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for destination study

February 5th, 2015

SynCardia Systems Inc., Tucson, Ariz., has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct a clinical study of the effectiveness of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart for permanent use, also called destination therapy. The FDA approved the SynCardia Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application in December to conduct the study in 19 patients […]

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