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Healthy Fats Help Diseased Heart Muscle Process And Use Fuel

Healthy Fats Help Diseased Heart Muscle Process And Use Fuel

Sharon Parmet, University of Illinois at Chicago Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells in an animal model of heart failure. The findings are reported in the journal Circulation by...

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2014-10-01 04:21:55

Implantable Gel May Revolutionize the Treatment of Patients Who Lose the Ability to Pump Blood Efficiently to the Body LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoneStar Heart, Inc. today announced that it received the CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) for its Algisyl-LVR® hydrogel implant, the company's lead product for the treatment of advanced heart failure (HF). Classified in Europe and in the U.S. as a medical device, Algisyl-LVR is intended to reverse HF progression in...

2014-09-30 12:30:15

"Food for Thought" to Promote Education, Fundraising for Rare Brain Disease RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters from throughout the U.S. will host events during the 2(nd) Annual "Food for Thought" campaign from October 5-12, with the goal of raising awareness about frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). FTD is an often-misdiagnosed, progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting 50,000 people in the United States, and is the leading cause of dementia in adults...

2014-09-30 08:34:05

Alzheimer's Team Ranks 3rd largest Alzheimer's Community Worldwide, dedicated to bringing diagnostic and drug treatment trials to those affected by early-stage, mild and moderate Alzheimer's PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One week after World Alzheimer's Day, MediciGlobal Ltd. announces its major milestone: Alzheimer's Team reaches over 200,000 supporters. The online community which caters to patients, families and caregivers, was developed to draw attention...

2014-09-25 16:26:01

BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GliaCure, a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of novel therapies for neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders based on glial targets, announced today that has initiated dosing of healthy volunteers in a first-in-human Phase 1a clinical trial of its lead product candidate, GC021109, a novel compound developed as a disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. In pre-clinical animal studies GC021109 has...

2014-09-24 16:26:03

Experts Set Forth Steps to Implement State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Aging today held its first stakeholder gathering following Governor Corbett's acceptance of the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) earlier this year. More than 150 individuals joined the department to discuss strategies for the plan's implementation in the ADRD Forum. "The...

2014-09-24 16:25:59

GENEVA, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AF is the most common type of heart arrhythmia in the world, responsible for 15 - 20 per cent of strokes which affect the brain The World Heart Federation (WHF) is delighted to announce a charitable donation from the pharmaceutical companies Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer. The donation will support a program aimed at engaging patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and their carers, along with...

2014-09-23 23:08:44

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing in on the recent case of a British Columbia woman diagnosed with dementia taking her own life. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing...

2014-09-22 12:31:44

5.2 million in U.S. Live with Alzheimer's, One in Every Eight Baby-Boomers Will Develop the Disease NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville, Tenn., which has received national recognition as an unparalleled center of the United State's healthcare industry, is home to yet another innovative and one-of-a-kind healthcare initiative. Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States and former Nashvillian, will speak Tuesday, September 23 at 10:15 a.m. at...

2014-09-22 08:29:30

ABERDEEN, Scotland and SINGAPORE, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TauRx Therapeutics Ltd has achieved its target enrolment of 700 subjects with mild Alzheimer's disease into the second of its two Phase III clinical trials of LMTX(TM), a tau aggregation inhibitor, for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. This multi-centre, placebo-controlled clinical trial (Protocol TRx-237-005) is aimed at assessing the efficacy of LMTX(TM) in people diagnosed with mild Alzheimer's disease. The study...

2014-09-22 08:28:27

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Stroke Association and iRhythm Technologies are observing National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month with insights from a new survey evaluating public awareness of Afib. Approximately 2.7 million Americans are living with diagnosed Afib, and another 850,000 are estimated to have Afib and remain undiagnosed. Afib is an irregular heartbeat which may cause blood to collect in the heart and form a clot. These clots can travel to...


Latest Aging-associated diseases Reference Libraries

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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