Tag Archives: President

GI Genius Polyp Detection System: Interview with Giovanni Di Napoli, President, Gastrointestinal at Medtronic

We recently reported on the de novo FDA clearance received by Medtronic for its GI Genius AI polyp detection system. The product is hugely flexible as it works with any video colonoscope and provides AI powered assistance for clinicians in identifying colorectal polyps during colonoscopies. Medtronic reports that the system has significantly improved polyp detection… Read More »

President Trump’s Vitals Were ‘Very Concerning’ Over Last 24 Hours, According to Chief of Staff

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIGetty Images Despite White House physician Dr. Sean Conley saying during a Saturday press conference that Donald Trump is “doing very well” after his first night at Walter Reed Medical Center, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows relayed what seemed to be a more dire summary of the president’s health, according to the… Read More »

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is tested COVID-19 Positive

65-year-old Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was recently tested, and the test came out as positive. Bolsonaro was not feeling well for a few days. There were many such symptoms in him which occur in coronavirus-infected patients. After this, the test was done. The President announced that he is corona positive and that he is under… Read More »

The President and the pandemic: two months of dithering, deceit and distortion

On January 22, 2020, President Donald Trump told the American public: “We have it totally under control.”  No, we didn’t. We don’t. And no one can say how or when we will. I have compiled a roundup of Trump’s distortions, evasions, and lies on the coronavirus outbreak as documented by more than 20 diligent news organizations in news… Read More »

National, Universal Living Donor Kidney Registry and At-Home Living Donor Testing Kit: Interview with David Fleming, President and CEO of DLA

The Fresenius Medical Care Foundation (FMCF), which is the nonprofit arm of Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), has teamed up with Donate Life America (DLA), another non-profit, to create a universal living donor kidney registry and at-home living donor testing kits. Approximately 30 million people in the United States are affected by kidney disease,… Read More »