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2014-02-18 08:31:03

- Statistically significant and durable reductions in troponin and NT-proBNP SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) today announced new data from its randomized, placebo-controlled, nonclinical study of MST-188 (low dose and high dose) in a model of chronic heart failure. The Company previously announced that a single, two-hour infusion of MST-188 improved left ventricular systolic function that was significant immediately (at the end of MST-188...

2014-02-18 08:31:01

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced it has completed enrollment and dosing of 500 patient in the pivotal trial of Ampion((TM)) for the treatment of acute osteoarthritis of-the-knee (OAK). http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02024529?term=ampio&rank=1 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Dr. Vaughan Clift, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer, explained: "This phase III,...

2014-02-13 16:27:43

Enabling Prevention of Heart Disease By Early Detection DOHA, Qatar and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMed Holdings, a company dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through innovative laboratory tests in conjunction with preventive strategies, announced today that it has completed validation on a novel blood test that aims to identify individuals who are at risk of a heart attack that might be missed by conventional tests. These individuals have...

2014-02-12 12:30:10

LOUISVILLE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetrix has completed a significant clinical study milestone involving their proprietary COGNISION(TM) System. The multi-year study was designed to evaluate the system's ability to discriminate early stage Alzheimer's patients from age-matched healthy controls. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/CL63080) The trial enrolled over 200 subjects at 7 sites in the US. During the trial, the COGNISION(TM) System recorded...

2014-02-11 23:03:58

The three-part educational series will cover the types and stages of dementia, practical ways to address behavioral changes associated with dementia and how to communicate with someone with dementia. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line with this commitment to community...

2014-02-11 20:22:41

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for committing in Budget 2014 to advance research aimed at renewing investments in health research to tackle the growing onset of dementia and related illnesses, and to recognize and provide better support for family caregivers. Today's budget will provide $15 million per year to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the expansion of the Strategy for Patient-Oriented...

2014-02-11 08:33:38

StemGenex is now providing access to its latest stem cell therapy for patients diagnosed with COPD through nebulized stem cells. These treatments are being studied with expertise by board certified MD's in the United States. LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StemGenex®, the leading resource for adult adipose stem cell therapy in the US aimed at improving the lives of patients dealing with degenerative diseases, today announced the newest therapy to assist patients...

2014-02-11 08:31:33

Company's Proprietary Drug CF101 Well-Positioned to Benefit from a Global RA Drug Market Study Forecasted to Generate Revenues of $38.5 bn in 2017 PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (TASE: CFBI), (NYSE MKT: CANF), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, today commented on the overall growth of the global rheumatoid arthritis market opportunity and the...

2014-02-10 23:01:47

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute cardiologist offers tips for Heart Failure Awareness Week. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Heart failure impacts more than five million people in the United States and is the number one reason adults over the age of 65 are admitted to the hospital. Its symptoms can be subtle; shortness of breath, fatigue, dizziness, and swelling in the legs or stomach. Properly identifying and treating heart failure can have a dramatic impact on a...

2014-02-09 12:21:19

The Heart Failure Society of America encourages patients, families, caregivers and individuals at risk to learn about heart failure prevention and management WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Heart Failure Awareness Week is set for February 9-14, 2014. This important week is a time for health care providers to remind patients with heart failure, patients' families, and all others at risk about the signs and symptoms of heart failure. Heart failure affects nearly five...


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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