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2011-05-18 08:00:00

-- Presentation at Leading European Cardiovascular Conference Highlights Positive Data to Date for Patient Treated during TCT Live Case -- VANCOUVER, BC, and PARIS, France, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC), a developer of novel technologies used to treat vascular disease, today reported positive six-month follow-up data for a patient with severe refractory angina who received the Neovasc Reducer(TM) product in a "live case" procedure broadcast during the 22nd annual...

2011-05-11 07:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced that positive preclinical data will be presented at the EuroPCR conference in Paris, France on May 18, 2011 in a presentation titled, "MiStent DES: A Novel Third Generation DES with a Fully-absorbable Coating and Enhanced Drug Delivery Capabilities." The MiStent Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent System ("MiStent DES") is an ultra-thin, advanced alloy drug-eluting stent distinguished by a rapid-absorbing...

2011-04-04 17:05:59

Ranolazine (Ranexa, Gilead) is an effective anti-anginal therapy in patients with refractory angina; however, at one year only 59 percent of patients remained on the drug, according to a scientific poster that will be presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, April 1-3. Patients with refractory angina, who have chronic chest pain but are not candidates for revascularization, have limited therapeutic options and significant limitations in their...

2011-03-18 00:00:26

Indicated for acute relief of an attack or acute prophylaxis of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease Cranford, NJ (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as coronary heart disease, is the most common type of heart disease, currently affecting about 17 million Americans.(1) Most of these people suffer from a common symptom of CAD known as angina pectoris. For over 100 years, physicians have treated acute angina with nitrates, the most common form being...

2011-03-16 02:00:00

CRANFORD, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as coronary heart disease, is the most common type of heart disease, currently affecting about 17 million Americans(1). Most of these people suffer from a common symptom of CAD known as angina pectoris. For over 100 years, physicians have treated acute angina with nitrates, the most common form being nitroglycerin(2). Considered the gold standard in treating acute angina, nitroglycerin tablets have...

2011-02-25 12:22:52

Successful initiation of trial for new device designed to treat patients who suffer from refractory angina The interventional cardiology team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) recently began patient enrolment for a new device, the Neovasc ReducerTM, designed to treat patients suffering from refractory angina. The treatment method is a first in North America and is being conducted as part of an international study, the COSIRA trial. This innovative treatment is promising for thousands of...

2011-02-09 11:51:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoping for that special heart filled with candy this month? That's not the only heart women should be thinking about during February, American Heart Month. Heart disease was once thought of as a man's disease, but no more. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women over 20, according to the American Heart Association. Heart disease kills more women each year than the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer....

2011-02-02 14:23:56

Frontotemporal dementia is caused by a breakdown of nerve cells in the frontal and temporal region of the brain (fronto-temporal lobe), which leads to, among other symptoms, a change in personality and behavior. The cause of some forms of frontotemporal dementia is a genetically determined reduction of a hormone-like growth factor, progranulin. Scientists around Dr. Anja Capell and Prof. Christian Haass have now shown that various drugs that are already on the market to treat malaria, angina...

2011-02-02 01:05:33

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Study Highlights:     * A mother's stroke history can help predict her daughter's risk of heart attack.    * Family history of stroke may be as useful as family history of heart attack in gauging heart attack risk. If you're a woman and your mother had a stroke, you may have a risk of heart attack in addition to a higher risk of stroke, according to new research on family history and heart disease published...

2011-02-01 15:00:00

Study Highlights: - A mother's stroke history can help predict her daughter's risk of heart attack. - Family history of stroke may be as useful as family history of heart attack in gauging heart attack risk. DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're a woman and your mother had a stroke, you may have a risk of heart attack in addition to a higher risk of stroke, according to new research on family history and heart disease published in the American Heart Association...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.