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2010-09-02 06:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (OTCQB: CGCP), released comments today regarding the STAR-heart study. The STAR-heart study, which was presented at the European Society of Cardiology 2010 Congress in August 2010, reported that the intracoronary injection of autologous stem cells derived from bone marrow is associated with improved hemodynamics and long term survival in the treatment of chronic heart failure. The study involved 391 patients with chronic...

2010-07-08 13:57:42

Women who have the most serious form of angina are three times as likely to develop severe coronary artery disease (CAD) as men with the same condition, according to the July issue of the Journal of Internal Medicine. Canadian researchers looked at the records of 23,771 patients referred for first diagnostic angiography over a six-year period. They found that women over the age of 60 with CCS Class IV angina (as defined by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society) faced a 21% higher absolute risk...

2010-06-10 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced that it has entered into a Master Services Agreement with bioRASI, an international contract research organization, to assist Cardium in the conduct of a planned late-stage clinical study and commercialization activities for Cardium's Generx (Ad5FGF-4) drug candidate in Russia and affiliated jurisdictions, as well as in potentially other newly industrializing markets. Under the terms of the...

2010-04-20 12:47:08

The growing number of Americans with cardiovascular disease has caused a heightened sensitivity in the evaluation of chest pain. In a study published in the April issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings researchers reported that patients dismissed from the hospital with noncardiac chest pain continue to experience cardiac events, which may highlight a need for more aggressive cardiovascular risk factor management in this population. Noncardiac chest pain is defined as a substernal chest pain in the...

2010-03-16 11:47:00

-- Data Presented at the American College of Cardiology 2010 Annual Meeting Suggests Treatment with the Neovasc Reducer Is Safe and Improves Angina Symptoms for at Least Three Years -- TSX Venture Exchange: NVC VANCOUVER and ATLANTA, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC), a developer of novel technologies used to treat vascular disease, today presented results from the follow-up phase of the initial clinical trial of its Neovasc Reducer(TM) product at the American...

2010-02-24 10:24:56

Two studies published in the latest issue of Cell Transplantation (18:12) may lead to new treatments for the treatment of heart diseases. The first study, carried out by a team of Brazilian researchers, found that cell transplantation of bone marrow mononuclear cells (BMMCs) directly into the heart benefited patients suffering from refractory angina. A separate study carried out by researchers in the Peoples' Republic of China found that apelin, a newly described inotropic peptide, improves...

2009-12-04 10:00:00

American Journal of Cardiology paper sheds light on heart attack symptoms DALLAS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas are investigating what symptoms could help doctors better spot heart attacks and if certain symptoms might indicate different types of heart attacks. Their most recent work, "Relation of Nausea and Vomiting in Acute Myocardial Infarction to Location of the Infarct," appears in the December edition of the American...

2009-11-18 13:32:38

Transplanting people's own stem cells into heart lessens pain, improves ability to walk The largest national stem cell study for heart disease showed the first evidence that transplanting a potent form of adult stem cells into the heart muscle of subjects with severe angina results in less pain and an improved ability to walk. The transplant subjects also experienced fewer deaths than those who didn't receive stem cells. In the 12-month Phase II, double-blind trial, subjects' own purified...

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2009-11-02 13:54:19

Mild exercise can significantly reduce the risk of early death from heart disease, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Medicine. Just half an hour of jogging or riding a bike three times a week reduced the risk of early death by 60 percent, the research found. Heart disease is the largest killer in the United States, and the number of people suffering from the condition is expected to rise as the population ages and obesity rates increase.  The study found that...

2009-10-02 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis reaffirms that Lexiscan® (regadenoson) Injection, the first selective A2A adenosine receptor agonist approved for use as a pharmacologic stress agent in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise stress, requires infrequent use of the drug aminophylline to reverse its effect in the case of adverse events. The low use of aminophylline demonstrates that Lexiscan is...


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