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Medtronic Resolves Issues with FDA

Medtronic Resolves Issues with FDA

On Wednesday Medtronic Inc. announced that the issues highlighted in the two warning letters from the Food and Drug Administration regarding their facilities in Mounds View and Juncos, Puerto Rico have been resolved. The resolution of these issues means that critical medical devices produced in these plants can now be made ready for introduction into the United States market. “We are optimistic approvals are imminent”, said Medtronic spokesman Brian Henry.

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Vaccine Top Ups Vital To Fight Meningitis C

Vaccine Top Ups Vital To Fight Meningitis C

From thee numerous strains of bacterial meningitis, the most fatal one that causes the maximum number of deaths are meningitis C. The mayhem of the disease was widespread and around 100 deaths a year were reported due to this lethal bacteria’s infection.

Now a decade later the researchers are urging people to get vaccine top ups in order to contain the deadly effects of meningitis C. The findings of a new study reveal that three in four teenagers may be unprotected from Meningitis C as the effects of the vaccine shots may have worn off.

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Harrison Endorses Software Exclusion from Patent Reforms, Opposes NZOSS’s Move

Harrison Endorses Software Exclusion from Patent Reforms, Opposes NZOSS’s Move

New Zealand Open Source Society is seeking powerful interests for pressurizing the government to turn around its plans of excluding software from patent protection reforms in the country.

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