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2014-10-24 23:05:51

Heart Fit Clinic, leaders in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, in Calgary introduces new test to predict risk heart disease. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heart disease remains the number one killer in Canada and the most costly disease in the country. All too often, Canadians are falling victim to heart attack or stroke with little or no warning signs. “Relying on traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol levels to identify patients at risk for heart...

2014-10-21 23:01:17

Dr. Lee speaks before AARP Rockland at monthly luncheon West Nyack, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 At a recent meeting of the Rockland chapter of AARP, held at the JCC in West Nyack, ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley (CDHV) cardiologist Dr. Joseph M. Lee, M.D., M.S., R.P.V.I, presented to more than 75 community members about prevention of major cardiovascular diseases. During his presentation, Dr. Lee addressed early identification of life-threatening conditions, such as heart attack,...

2014-10-21 12:31:40

Too many Canadians are moving too little, sitting too long, and not eating or sleeping adequately. Link to publication: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/e-library/abstract.aspx?did=6444 OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians are not any healthier than they were a decade ago, despite having much more knowledge of what makes up a healthy lifestyle, according to the first publication of a Conference Board of Canada research project that makes the case for healthy active living. "An alarming...

2014-10-16 12:29:56

ZUG and ROTKREUZ, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiorentis AG, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced a collaboration with Roche to establish the therapeutic efficacy and safety of Ularitide, the Company's investigational drug for acute heart failure (AHF). Under the terms of the collaboration, Cardiorentis will incorporate Roche's advanced in vitro diagnostic tests into its TRUE-AHF Phase III Study to characterize the pharmacological properties of...

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2014-10-15 03:00:34

Provided by the American Heart Association Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “It’s important for healthcare providers to recognize that environmental exposures may be under-appreciated risk factors for diseases such as sudden cardiac death and fatal coronary heart disease,” said Jaime E. Hart, Sc.D., study lead author and an instructor in...

New Research Shows Mental Stress May Be Harder On Women’s Hearts Than Men’s
2014-10-15 03:50:00

Provided by Duke Medicine Researchers have known for decades that stress contributes to heart disease. But a new analysis by researchers at Duke Medicine shows mental stress may tax women’s hearts more than men’s. The research appears online Oct. 13, 2014, in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “Normally when under stress, we fight back or run away. In order to do that, we need to pump more blood to the body,” said Wei Jiang, M.D., the study’s senior author...

2014-10-10 23:04:26

Daily aspirin is recommended for those with existing cardiovascular disease. For otherwise healthy men, the small potential benefit of aspirin must be weighed against the risk of unwanted bleeding. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 For men who have had a heart attack, stroke, or other problem related to clogged arteries, the benefits of taking aspirin outweigh the risks. In this group, the benefits include preventing a first or repeat heart attack or stroke or dying prematurely from...

2014-10-09 23:06:11

Dr. Douglas Harrington, CEO of GD Biosciences and Clinical Professor at USC’s Keck School of Medicine, and GUARDaHEART Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting heart disease through awareness and prevention, collaborated with SHAPE (Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication) in a joint scientific presentation at the quarterly LOLA (Lipidologists of Los Angeles) scientific meeting at the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion Building of Cedars-Sinai Medical...

2014-10-08 12:29:22

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced that the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published notification of a Notice of Allowance for Pivotal's U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 13/584,403 titled "Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitor and Omega-3 Fatty Acids...

2014-10-07 08:28:54

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced that the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published notification of a Notice of Allowance for Pivotal's U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 13/584,480 titled "STATIN and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Reduction of...


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Circulation (journal)
2012-06-04 14:21:01

Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. In 2008 the journal added six subspecialty publications: Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Circulation: Heart Failure, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Circulation publishes articles related to research in and the...

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