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2012-10-26 00:33:40

Study finds that prasugrel may reduce cardiovascular events among patients managed medically after an angiogram for acute coronary syndrome A study has found that the anti-clotting medication prasugrel reduced cardiovascular events among patients who present with an acute coronary syndrome and are managed medically after an angiogram is performed to determine coronary anatomy. Results of the TRILOGY ACS trial, Angiographic Cohort were presented today at the 24th annual Transcatheter...

2012-10-07 23:00:24

ImplantInfo applauds ℠timely´ Breast Cancer Awareness Month official launch of WhatNext social network by SPANX Co-Founder and the ACS Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 SPANX Co-Founder and Former COO David Wasilewski has launched social network WhatNext.com with help from The American Cancer Society. The site works to connect people to share information about cancer. “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” says Shawn Miele for ImplantInfo. “It´s...

2012-09-20 23:03:21

ACS has released Version 1.1 of their Revit Families Casework Catalog. Marion, IN (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS) of Marion, Indiana, has released Version 1.1 of their Revit Families Catalog. ACS is a manufacturer of Division 12 Plastic Laminate Casework and retail store fixtures. The ACS Revit Catalog is designed to allow architects and interior designers to easily access the complete physical casework catalog in the Revit Family Format. Since the initial release...

2012-08-27 19:48:03

Prasugrel versus clopidogrel for ACS patients managed without revascularization The first trial to study the effect of platelet inhibition in patients with acute coronary syndromes managed medically without revascularization has found no significant difference between prasugrel and clopidogrel in the prevention of death, myocardial infarction or stroke. The findings, from the phase III Targeted Platelet Inhibition to Clarify the Optimal Strategy to Medically Manage Acute Coronary...

2012-08-27 11:48:32

Potential long-term benefit observed for first time in ACS patients The first trial to study patients with acute coronary syndrome who do not undergo coronary stenting or bypass surgery found no significant difference between two anti-clotting drugs — prasugrel and clopidogrel — in preventing the first occurrence of death, heart attack or stroke, according to Duke University Medical Center cardiologists. The study also showed no difference in serious bleeding complications....

2012-08-21 23:15:38

The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society, is holding a special symposium today honoring Rudy M. Baum, editor-in-chief of its weekly newsmagazine, whose thought-provoking editorials and editorial leadership made Baum an icon among ACS' more than 164,000 members. "Rudy Baum's editorials focused on some of the greatest challenges facing humanity," said ACS President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, Ph.D., who organized the symposium. It is part of the 244th ACS...

21st Century Morrill Act Needed To Help Ease College Debt
2012-08-21 13:41:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One hundred and fifty years ago, president Abraham Lincoln signed a law into place that transformed college education, but a new 21st century version would help ease student debt, and help colleges and universities deal with budget cuts. Amy Bix, Ph.D. said at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) that a modern version of the Morrill Act is a tangible way to help reinvest in higher...


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