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FDA Approves Take-Home Colon Cancer Test

FDA Approves Take-Home Colon Cancer Test

Newsy (Aug. 12, 2014) The FDA says Cologuard, a noninvasive test people can take at home, might cut colon cancer deaths by screening people who avoid colonoscopies. Video provided by Newsy
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Ivanhoe (Aug. 5, 2014) A new minimally invasive technique to repair heart valves is saving the lives of patients who are too sick for traditional surgery. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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Ice Cold Heart Therapy

Ice Cold Heart Therapy

Ivanhoe (Aug. 5, 2014) Atrial fibrillation affects about 2.7 million Americans. It’s a condition that causes heart palpitations, shortness of breath and dizziness. If untreated, it can be life-threatening. Now doctors are freezing the problem away. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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Houston Doctors Use 'cave' To Navigate Patients

Houston Doctors Use 'cave' To Navigate Patients

AP (Aug. 5, 2014) Surgeons at Houston Methodist hospital are using 'Plato's CAVE' to create virtual patients using 3, 4 and even 5-D imaging. The images can be downloaded on iPads or smartphones and are being used in the operating room during surgery. (Aug. 5) Video provided by AP
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