An FDA panel rejected Medronic’s heart catheter. The Minnesota company was seeking FDA approval for the device designed to fix irregular heartbeats. But the panel concluded risks outweighed the potential benefits.
List of the coldest wind chills in Minnesota Wednesday morning
The wind chill was as low at -38F in St. Paul.
What to know about new Vikings GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah
The former Wall Street trader is an analytics guru who appreciates collaboration.
Southwest LRT may cost $210M more, take 3 years longer to build
The Met Council is proposing a settlement with one of its contractors due to disputes over construction changes.
Driver, 41, killed in crash with box truck on Hwy. 10 near St. Cloud
The deceased driver is from St. Cloud.
Task force uses 'box maneuver' to arrest teen fugitive in Brooklyn Center
There was an infant in the car with him.
Spielman: 'That head coach has to have a relationship with that QB'
"I think the No. 1 thing you’re looking for is that head coach has to have a relationship with that quarterback."
Gallery: France 44 to build two-story addition, rooftop patio
The Minneapolis liquor store and cheese shop is stepping up its events and class offerings.
Ryan Poles picking Chicago creates battle of the rebuilds with Vikings
Both of the Vikings' GM finalists land in the same division looking to return to relevancy.
Report: 'This Is Us' star creating NBC series about MN girls' hockey team
No word on when the show will launch.
Twins congratulate David Ortiz on HOF induction, it ends badly
Twins fans haven't forgotten the biggest mistake in franchise history.
Who left the burnt snowmobile on a frozen Minnesota lake?
There wasn't much left beyond the frame and a few other large, metal parts.
Panel tells FDA risks of Medtronic heart device outweigh benefits
The news is a blow for Medtronic and investors, who expected big things from an experimental device that uses extreme heat to regulate heartbeat. Medtronic bought the company that developed the device for $225 million in 2009. The panel's recommendation isn't the final say, but the FDA will take it under consideration.
Mayo-developed mobile heart monitor is FDA approved
A heartbeat monitoring system that allows doctors to monitor a patient's heartbeat from a mobile device was FDA approved Monday. The device was developed by Minnesota-based Preventice in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic. Mayo cardiologists say the new technology should allow doctors to identify problems earlier by monitoring patients outside the hospital.
FDA approves new St. Jude Medical defibrillators
The Food and Drug Administration okayed the Little Canada-based company's Assura portfolio of implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices. The new line is said to have "advanced sensing options designed to reduce the incidence of inappropriate shocks."
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