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2012-01-03 06:00:00

HAMPTON, N.J., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikaria, Inc., a critical care company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for critically ill patients in the hospital and ICU settings, today announced that it has commenced its global development program, the PRESERVATION I clinical trial, for its Bioabsorbable Cardiac Matrix (BCM). The CE Mark registration trial has commenced in Australia, and will be followed in Europe. The trial also is expected to commence in other...

2011-12-27 15:45:00

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new Crestor website, Crestor Side Effects Lawyers (http://www.crestorsideeffectslawyers.com/). Recent studies have linked Crestor to a number of serious and possibly deadly side effects, including cardiomyopathy, kidney problems and diabetes. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new Crestor website, Crestor Side Effects Lawyers...

2011-12-09 14:06:00

TENAFLY, N.J., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced the Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act to increase awareness of cardiomyopathy and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) among parents, schools and health professionals. The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) worked in partnership with Congressman Pallone on every component of this legislation. Getting...

2011-11-16 14:55:00

A Beaumont Health System program launched in 2007 to screen high school students for sudden cardiac death risk has proven to be a low-cost, effective, accessible and sustainable method of identifying heart conditions. Royal Oak, Michigan (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Beaumont Health System research featured at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Orlando A Beaumont Health System program launched in 2007 to screen high school students for sudden cardiac death risk has proven to be a...

2011-11-14 22:30:35

Cardiomyopathy is common among cardiac arrest survivors. The survival and neuroprotective benefits of therapeutic hypothermia is similar in patients with preexisting cardiomyopathy, compared with those patients without cardiomyopathy, according to a scientific poster being presented Nov. 14 at the at the American Heart Association (AHA) scientific sessions in Orlando, Fla. Therefore, the researchers recommended the use of therapeutic hypothermia in patients with the preexisting condition....

2011-11-14 15:18:47

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is consistent with survival to normal life expectancy, including particularly advanced age into the tenth decade of life, with demise ultimately largely unrelated to this disease, according to a study being presented Nov. 13 at the American Heart Association (AHA) scientific sessions in Orlando, Fla. HCM is the most common cause of sudden death in the young, but survival to a particularly advanced age is less well understood. "In the past, this disease...

2011-11-08 21:30:47

American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Joint Guideline Most of the 600,000 Americans with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) -- a genetic heart muscle disease -- can live normal life spans, according to the first science-based guideline for diagnosing and treating this disorder. The joint recommendations of the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association are published online in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart...

2011-11-01 21:23:46

Around one in 500 Swedes carry a genetic mutation which can cause sudden cardiac death. The diagnosis can lead to major lifestyle changes, but quality of life can be maintained with the right advice and support, reveals a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The most common cause of sudden cardiac death in children and adolescents is the heart muscle disease hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The condition is hereditary, and if one family member is...

2011-10-14 09:19:00

BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Numerous experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will be addressing their colleagues at this year's annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics on topics as varied as vaccine education, fetal surgery, sudden cardiac arrest, and sports injuries, among others. Paul Offit, M.D., chief, infectious diseases at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children's...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

Juan A. Faire, age 12, died during P.E. class last September 2010 at Whaley Jr. High, Compton, California. His parents have filed a lawsuit for wrongful death in the Los Angeles Superior Court. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 Alex Galindo an attorney with the law offices of Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP, and attorney Derek Yee have filed a lawsuit, (Fraire v. Compton Unified School District et al LASC Case No.: TC 025757) on behalf of their clients Elizabeth Delgado and Juan Luis...


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2008-05-22 18:26:48

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...

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