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Mechanical heart pumps may save lives


June 15th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have suggested that some patients with life-threatening heart failure can be helped by mechanical heart pumps.As part of their thesis, a ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Iron Man 2(2010)


May 8th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Iron Man 2: Funtastic!Rating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Mickey Rourke, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell and Don CheadleDirector: Jon FavreauIn its second ... Read more...

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Heart-assist device keeps teenager alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A 16-year-old made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump, or ventricular assist device (VAD). ... Read more...

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Heart pump keeps child alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Teenager Francesco De Santiago made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump. Then he recently ... Read more...

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First life-size robot girlfriend Roxxxy unveiled


January 12th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At an adult Expo in Las Vegas the first life-size robot girlfriend Roxxxy was unveiled on the 9th of January. This life like model is the ... Read more...

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First US teen patient with implanted mechanical heart device discharged


November 12th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Texas Children's Hospital has become the first paediatric hospital in the US to discharge a child while on an intracorporeal ventricular assist device (VAD), a feat previously accomplished ... Read more...

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First 3 patients fitted with next-generation mechanical heart pumps in US


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Three patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Centre have become the first to be implanted with a next-generation artificial heart pump called the DuraHeart Left-Ventricular Assist System in ... Read more...

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Worlds longest-living artificial heart patient dies


December 3rd, 2007 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Brit Peter Houghton, the world's longest-living artificial heart patient has died at the age of 68.He was given the first permanent mechanical heart given in 2000, which was ... Read more...

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