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MitraClip: Valve repair device offers new treatment option for some with severe mitral regurgitation

Mitral valve regurgitation (MR), a condition in which the mitral valve does not close properly, allowing blood to leak back into the heart’s upper chamber, is the most common disease of the heart valves. It can cause symptoms such as cough, fatigue, and trouble breathing. The risk of MR increases with age. Until recently, there… Read More »

Treatment could HALVE the size of a fluid-filled mass on two-year-old girl’s face

Family desperately hope treatment could HALVE the size of their two-year-old daughter’s facial mass before she grows up and realises she’s ‘different’ Olivia Chicchon was born with a lymphatic malformation, a mass of fluid Her parents were offered an abortion in case it affected Olivia’s quality of life Ivan and Teresa Chicchon hope Olivia can… Read More »

FDA Approves Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) for the Treatment of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women at High Risk of Fracture

FDA Approves Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) for the Treatment of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women at High Risk of Fracture Print this page April 9, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of breaking a bone (fracture). These are women with a history of… Read More »