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2013-02-28 08:29:28

-Trial Further Assessing Efficacy of Neovasc Reducer(TM) in Treatment of Refractory Angina Expected to Complete Patient Enrollment in Coming Months-   -Company Also Announces Issuance of Incentive Options to Directors, Management and Staff- TSX Venture Exchange: NVC VANCOUVER, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC) today announced that the clinical protocol for its COSIRA (coronary sinus reducer for treatment of refractory angina) trial has been published in...

2012-12-26 12:56:35

Among deployed U.S. service members who died of combat or unintentional injuries between 2001-2011 and underwent autopsies, the prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis was 8.5 percent, with factors associated with a higher prevalence of the disease including older age, lower educational level and prior diagnoses of dyslipidemia, hypertension, and obesity, according to a study in the December 26 issue of JAMA. "An early breakthrough in the understanding of the natural history of...

2012-12-20 12:27:23

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnesium expert and author Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, warns that magnesium deficiency in the earth's soil and, by extension, magnesium deficiency in an individual's diet plays a significant role in heart disease, arrhythmia and atrial fibrillation. As a validation of the vital role of magnesium as an intervention in heart arrhythmia, the UK-based Arrhythmia Alliance has given its 2012 Award for Outstanding Medical Contribution to Cardiac Rhythm...

Heart Attacks Cost More Than Your Health
2012-11-05 15:21:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You might want to think twice before ordering that dollar cheeseburger today at McDonalds, because according to a new study, it ultimately comes at a higher price later on down the road. People who suffer from a heart attack face more than a physical recovery, they also suffer from an economic recovery as well. A study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012 found that the economic impact of a...

2012-07-26 02:30:06

SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) today announced the publication of preclinical findings demonstrating that cardiac ischemia plays an important role in adenovector gene delivery (transfection) in mammalian hearts. The new findings were published in the peer-reviewed journal Human Gene Therapy Methods in an article entitled "Ischemia-Reperfusion Increases Transfection Efficiency of Intracoronary Adenovirus type 5 in Pig Heart in Situ," which is...

2012-05-16 11:26:40

Cardium Therapeutics' Generx product for patients myocardial ischemia and chest pains to be delivered noninvasively with standard angioplasty catheter to patients in Russia Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced a late-breaking poster presentation at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 15th Annual Meeting being held May 16-19, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. The new research findings demonstrate that cardiac ischemia...

2012-05-16 02:30:32

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) today announced a late-breaking poster presentation at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 15th Annual Meeting being held May 16-19, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/LA07787) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO) The new research findings demonstrate that cardiac ischemia plays an...

2012-04-25 09:35:20

Findings could help explain why women are more likely than men to have coronary symptoms after emotional upsets Coronary artery disease continues to be a major cause of death in the U.S., killing hundreds of thousands of people per year. However, this disease burden isn't evenly divided between the sexes; significantly more men than women are diagnosed with coronary artery disease each year. The reasons behind this difference aren't well defined. Though some studies have shown that men's...

2012-03-27 00:41:32

Rhode Island Hospital study shows safe and effective protocol for chest pain patients Rhode Island Hospital (www.rhodeislandhospital.org) physicians report that managing chest pain patients within an emergency department chest pain unit by both emergency medicine staff and cardiologists is safe and effective and may lower the use of stress testing. A new study indicates that when patients were jointly managed and when stress testing was largely at the discretion of a cardiologist, stress...