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Method Developed to Predict Lifespan Before Cancer Death

People with cancer are often told by their doctors approximately how long they could live, and how well they will respond to treatments, but a new method developed by UCLA can help to predict lifespan before cancer death accurately. The new method developed could eventually lead to a way to do just that, using data about patients’ genetic sequences to produce ...

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Medtronic’s Vitamin Pill-Sized Pacemaker to Hit Markets in June

Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) that has developed the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), the world’s smallest pacemaker, will hit markets in June but the price is almost double the traditional pacemakers, at around Rs.2.5 lakh and taxes added extra. Measuring less than one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers, the Micra TPS device provides advanced pacing technology while being cosmetically invisible ...

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