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2014-05-21 16:27:02

PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (CogRx), an innovative research and drug discovery organization focused on the development of novel disease-modifying therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that its small molecule soluble Abeta receptor antagonist program for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD) has been selected for funding by the National Institute on Aging (NIA)/NIH Alzheimer's Disease Drug Development Program (U01)....

2014-05-21 12:08:36

EuroPCR Optimizing treatment strategies is dependent on resources and geography A Great Debate at EuroPCR 2014 saw experts discussing the role of the two most valuable strategies to save the lives of ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) patients: primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and thrombolysis. Both these are effective treatments that actively save lives, and when there is no option for primary percutaneous coronary intervention, thrombolysis is the...

2014-05-21 12:03:09

University of Melbourne Physiotherapy for hip osteoarthritis does not appear to relieve pain or increase function any more than ‘sham’ treatments, University of Melbourne research has determined. Hip osteoarthritis is a prevalent and costly chronic musculoskeletal condition. Clinical guidelines recommend physiotherapy as treatment, although its effectiveness has never been proven. Now, a study led by the University's Professor Kim Bennell has found that among adults with painful...

2014-05-20 23:17:04

Healthcare pros and countless families coping with Alzheimer's Disease, share hundreds of tips, techniques and Alzheimer’s-adapted activities in this new common sense caregiver’s companion, When Caring Takes Courage by Mara Botonis. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 When Caring Takes Courage serves as a constant companion on what can feel like a very lonely journey. The newly released book, published by Outskirts Press, is a written reminder that, sadly, millions of other...

2014-05-20 23:04:10

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance St. Louis is hosting a public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Home Care Assistance of St. Louis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for their aging...

2014-05-20 08:33:34

Company to Present at European Symposium Titled MGuard(TM) Embolic Protection Stent: The Importance of Thrombus Management in STEMI Primary PCI BOSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. ("InspireMD" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: NSPR), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced that it will be attending EuroPCR 2014, the leading cardiovascular event in Europe. The conference will take place in Paris, France from May 20-23, 2014. Each year, more than 120...

2014-05-19 23:03:30

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Vancouver is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Vancouver, Canada’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care...

2014-05-19 12:46:46

European Society of Cardiology TOPCAT fails to meet primary endpoint but post-hoc analysis shows benefit in patients from Americas Clinicians have been urged to consider using spironolactone in their patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) after a post-hoc analysis of the TOPCAT trial showed benefit in patients from the Americas. The research was presented today at the Heart Failure Congress 2014 in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the main annual meeting...

2014-05-19 12:44:08

European Society of Cardiology Women have the greatest increases in heart attacks and atrial fibrillation Hospital admissions for cardiovascular diseases increased during the Greek financial crisis, according to two studies from Athens. The research was presented today at the Heart Failure Congress 2014, held 17-20 May in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Dr Alexios Samentzas said: "Greece...

2014-05-19 12:31:37

European Society of Cardiology Worsening symptoms and signs of heart failure in patients admitted to a hospital is a common sign of treatment failure Worsening symptoms and signs of heart failure (WHF) in patients admitted to a hospital is a common sign of treatment failure and can lead to long-term consequences for the patient, including longer length of hospitalization and a higher risk for readmission and death, according to a late-breaking study (RELAX-AHF, PROTECT) presented in...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.