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2012-07-06 10:50:21

SAGE sponsors symposium on cardiovascular disease prevention European experts in cardiovascular medicine will today gather at a two day symposium to address the national agenda on cardiovascular disease prevention, held at Imperial College London and sponsored by leading independent academic and professional publisher SAGE. One session at the conference, chaired by Professors Joep Perk and David Wood will focus on the new 2012 Joint European Societies' Guidelines on cardiovascular...

2009-04-02 09:17:34

Identifying two proteins that indicate the presence of inflammation can provide an important tool in predicting a patient's risk of stroke, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appeared in a recent issue of the journal Stroke.Proteins as biomarkersThe proteins, known as biomarkers, include lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), said Vijay Nambi, M.D., assistant professor of medicine "“ atherosclerosis...

2008-12-19 10:05:55

Testing patient's blood for two proteins or biomarkers that occur when inflammation is present could help doctors identify which patients are more likely to have a stroke, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report that appears online in the journal Stroke. The biomarkers -- lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) -- are known to be associated with an increased risk of the kind of stroke that occurs when...


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