- 3 boys saved by customized airway tube made on 3-D printer Updated: Apr-29-15 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON - In a striking example of how 3-D printers could customize medical care, doctors turned powdered plastic into tiny devices that saved the lives of three baby boys by holding open defective airways so they could breathe - and the implants even expanded as the tots grew.
- FDA: Medtronic must stop most sales of Synchromed drug pumps Updated: Apr-27-15 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration says Medtronic must stop most sales of its implantable drug pumps after years of uncorrected problems.
- Man accused of selling $150,000 in stolen medical equipment Updated: Apr-24-15 6:53 pm
PHOENIX - A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell more than $150,000 in stolen medical equipment from Phoenix-area hospitals.
- After variety of jobs, woman on road to graduation at Autry Updated: Apr-23-15 6:15 pm
ENID, Oklahoma - Suzanne Smith is a Jill of all trades.
- Stanford, Harvard researchers to share $500K medical prize Updated: Apr-20-15 5:17 pm
ALBANY, New York - Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month, officials at a New York hospital said Monday.
- Hunters often overlook hearing protection Updated: Apr-11-15 1:37 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - While most shooters would never walk onto an active gun range without ear plugs or muffs in place, hunters who use firearms tend to neglect precautions to protect their hearing.
- New facility at Nebraska medical center aimed at technology Updated: Apr-05-15 5:31 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A proposed $102 million learning center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will offer the kind of technology that will allow a student to step inside a virtual heart or practice patient care on mannequins that replicate breathing, bleeding and giving birth.
- US Rep. Seth Moulton pushing to repeal medical device tax Updated: Apr-05-15 5:28 pm
BOSTON - U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is planning to meet with members of the state's medical community to highlight a bill aimed at rolling back a tax aimed at medical device makers.