Spectroscopy approach poised to improve treatment for serious heart arrhythmia

Researchers have demonstrated that a new mapping approach based on near infrared spectroscopy can distinguish between fat and muscle tissue in the heart. This distinction is critical when using radiofrequency ablation to treat a serious heart rhythm problem known as ventricular tachycardia. Radiofrequency ablation, the only treatment for ventricular tachycardia, involves identifying areas of the […]

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A joint scientific statement outlining venous thromboembolism research priorities

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have released a joint scientific statement titled, “Venous Thromboembolism Research Priorities,” identifying five top priorities for research on venous thromboembolism (VTE), published today in the ISTH journal Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH) and Circulation, the flagship journal of […]

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India Again Imposes Anti-dumping Duty on Certain Types of Measuring Tapes Imported from China

India on Wednesday again imposed definitive anti-dumping duty on certain types of measuring tapes from China for five years to guard domestic manufacturers from cheap imports. The duty was imposed on ‘steel and fibre glass measuring tapes and their parts and components’ after the commerce ministry’s investigation arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) recommended […]

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