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2013-10-03 09:34:17

Study adds to evidence of link between dental and heart health Statins, commonly prescribed medications for lowering cholesterol, also reduced inflammation associated with gum disease in a new study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study suggests that steps taken to reduce gum disease may also reduce inflammation in the arteries and vice versa. "Periodontal disease is characterized by chronic gum inflammation and affects approximately 50 percent...

2013-09-26 23:38:58

New Five-Part Symposium Video Series and Quarterly Newsletter Launched Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 As part of on-going efforts to bring the cardiovascular community continuous quality initiatives and news, the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) announces the launch of a five-part video symposium series and the inauguration of a quarterly newsletter, The ACE Advisor. Recorded at the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific...

2013-09-19 13:19:57

Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the groin to insert life-saving stents into patients with blocked arteries, according to the first broad report of the American College of Cardiology's clinical data registries published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The report, "Cardiovascular Care Facts: A Report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry - 2011," includes data about stents from the CathPCI...

2013-09-12 23:27:07

Joseph D. Babb, MD, FSCAI provides a physician's perspective. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The last round of Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) E3: More Than Peer Review video series, taped during the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, will be released this week. Peer Review: A Physician's Perspective with Joseph D. Babb, MD, FSCAI, East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC,...

2013-09-04 08:01:27

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that among obese people who had lost considerable weight, those with high insulin levels–a marker of insulin resistance in the body–were the most likely to experience better blood vessel function following the weight loss. These findings appear online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Obesity has emerged as one of the most critical health care problems in the U.S....

2013-08-27 23:31:50

Drs. Peter Block and Charles Chambers Discuss the Benefits of Peer Review Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The latest round of Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) E3: More Than Peer Review video series, taped during the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, will be released this week with Peter C. Block, MD, FSCAI, Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Charles E....

2013-08-21 23:29:02

SHAPE applauds the American College of Cardiology's decision to appoint Dr. Fuster to be the next editor-in-chief of the JACC, its acclaimed peer-reviewed publication. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) is pleased to congratulate Dr. Valentin Fuster, renowned cardiologist and scientific investigator, on being named the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). He will succeed the...

2013-08-15 23:26:32

ACE launches new 3-part video series on the importance of peer review. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Emphasizing the importance of establishing routine objective, external reviews of cardiac cath lab (CCL) processes, Ralph G. Brindis, MD, MPH, MACC, FSCAI, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine & the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, Senior Medical Officer, External Affairs, ACC National Cardiovascular...

2013-08-15 23:01:01

Global Leader in Cardiology, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center is New Editor-in-Chief of JACC New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has selected internationally recognized cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, as its next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). Dr. Fuster will begin his five-year...


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Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2012-04-29 23:03:49

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of cardiovascular disease, including original clinical studies, experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance, state-of-the-art papers, viewpoints, and editorials and essays interpreting and commenting on the research presented. According to its website, http://content.onlinejacc.org, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology is the...

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