The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Barostim Neo System for the improvement of symptoms in patients with advanced heart failure who are not suited for treatment with other heart failure devices, such as cardiac resynchronization therapy. The FDA gave the device a Breakthrough Device designation because it treats a life-threatening disease, heart failure, and addresses an unmet medical need in patients who fail to get adequate benefits from standard treatments and have no alternative treatment options.
Each year, hospitals and healthcare systems must continue to plan for new investments in their equipment and capital. Because of shifts in policy and consumerism, providers consider adopting new technologies and medical devices to keep up, while also needing to maintain building codes and renovating aging infrastructure.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of Steven Menashi to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit following reports that he argued in a law-review article that “ethnonationalism remains a common and accepted feature of liberal democracy that is consistent with current state practice and international law.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is urging the public to stay out of the Chowan River near Indian Creek because of an algal bloom producing the highest levels of toxin recorded this year.
Newark, N.J. – Arguments in a federal lawsuit seeking bottled water for some Newark residents, due to health concerns about high levels of lead in the city’s drinking water, concluded today without a decision from the judge.
RALEIGH, N.C. - SoftPro, LLC, a Delaware software company headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., will pay $80,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is investigating recent reports of severe lung disease after vaping. Three patients have been hospitalized in North Carolina since late July and similar cases have been reported from other states, including Wisconsin, Illinois, California and Minnesota.