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Chrissie Cole

Medtronic Brain Device Approved For OCD Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Medtronic’s deep brain stimulator designed to help treat patients that suffer from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, or…

Chrissie Cole

FDA Announces Class 1 Recall of AEDs

Physio Control Inc., issued a Class 1 recall of LifePack CR Plus Automated External Defibrillators (AED), used by medical and emergency personnel to treat adult patients in cardiopulmonary arrest….

Chrissie Cole

Dialysis Catheter Recalled by AngioDynamics

AngioDynamics Inc, medical device maker, is voluntarily recalling its Centros dialysis catheter due to a possible manufacturing defect. The cuff on the device, which is used to anchor the catheter…

Jesse E. Guerra Jr.

Spohn South Overdoses 14 Infants With Heparin

According to the Corpus Christi Caller Times, Christus Spohn Hospital South staff are investigating how 14 premature babies received overdoses of the controversial drug Heparin.  The drug is widely…