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2014-04-15 08:31:02

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) today presented highlights of financial results fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, and other recent developments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/LA04094 Focus on Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Biologics The Company recently announced that the U.S.-based Cardium Therapeutics operations will be primarily focused on the clinical and commercial development...

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...

2008-09-24 15:01:01

Monday night on ABC's hit reality series "Dancing with the Stars," singer Toni Braxton announced that she has been diagnosed with a little known heart condition known as Microvascular Angina. Coincidentally, major advances have just been made in treating the disorder, as outlined in a study about to be published in the International Journal of Cardiology. Although most physicians still treat MVA with medication, Dr. Ken Kronhaus has proven that a simple, non-invasive procedure is far more...

2008-09-14 03:00:10

By Jaffe, Allan S BACKGROUND: Sophisticated methods of cardiac imaging have the potential to revolutionize the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. The benefits of these state-of-the art imaging techniques can be enhanced by their use in combination with new cardiac biomarkers. This review addresses potentially useful interactions between imaging and biomarkers. CONTENT: Areas were defined in which the combined use of novel imaging techniques and biomarkers would be most...

2006-03-21 11:30:00

NEW YORK -- Women have a similarly high incidence of stable angina -- chest pain due to inadequate blood flow to the heart -- as men, the results of a study released today indicate. Moreover, "angina in women appears to be more serious than many doctors, or indeed the general public, realize," study chief Dr. Harry Hemingway from University College London Medical School told Reuters Health. "Angina in women is associated with an increased risk of dying from heart disease." Yet despite this,...


Latest Cardiac syndrome X Reference Libraries

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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