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2014-01-23 08:30:40

Increased research impact will create more survivors OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) invested more than $38 million into heart and stroke research taking place in medical institutions, universities and hospitals across Canada this year. Since its inception 1952, the Foundation has invested more than $1.39 billion into vital heart and stroke research, making it the largest contributor in Canada after the federal government. "We measure the...

The Dangers Of Masked Hypertension
2014-01-23 03:38:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An elevated blood pressure (BP) is a sign of being at-risk for a heart attack, but not all measurements show a high BP while at the doctor. Researchers from the University of Leuven, Belgium found that patients who had a normal BP in clinic, but elevated BP when they measured at home, were at a higher risk of death and cardiovascular events compared to those who always have a normal BP. This type of behavior is what is known in the...

2014-01-22 20:22:15

First implantable pump for timed dosed repeat delivery of stem cells and growth factors SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLeonhardt, a Leonhardt Ventures company based in Los Angeles, will unveil its implantable Stem Cell Pump at the 9th Annual Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease meeting at Columbia University in New York on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:30 am. BioLeonhardt - Has developed a programmable implantable stem cell infusion pump and electrical stimulator...

2014-01-22 12:17:12

Association persists at levels of exposure below current European limits Long term exposure to particulate matter in outdoor air is strongly linked to heart attacks and angina, and this association persists at levels of exposure below the current European limits, suggests research conducted at the Department of Epidemiology in Rome, Italy and published on bmj.com today. The results support lowering of the EU limits for particulate matter air pollution. Ambient particulate matter air...

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk Of Peripheral Artery Disease
2014-01-22 10:02:51

The JAMA Network Journals A multicenter study that previously reported a reduction in heart attack and stroke with a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or with nuts now also reports a lower risk of peripheral artery disease, according to a study in the January 22/29 issue of JAMA. The hypothesis that a Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD) has never been tested in a randomized trial, according to background information in the...

Sedentary Lifestyle As Bad As Smoking, Increases Heart Failure Risk In Men
2014-01-22 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Get Up And Move! Sitting May Be As Bad As Smoking ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Spending long hours sitting on the job has already been established as a potential health hazard, but now medical experts are saying that it could be as harmful to a person’s overall welfare as smoking cigarettes. According to a special report by CBS New York, published research has already linked prolonged period of sitting to an increased risk of...

2014-01-21 23:27:56

ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley recommend Mediterranean-style diet for heart health. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 What’s your New Year’s resolution? If you’re like many Americans, losing weight is at the top of your list. According to USA.gov, trying to shed extra pounds is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions in the United States, as people focus on diet and exercise after the holidays are over. However, Dr. Michael J. Muschel, M.D., F.A.C.C., a board certified...

2014-01-21 16:25:28

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Men who reported being sedentary, with low levels of physical activity, were at a significantly higher risk for heart failure than those who were more active, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure. The study shows the increased risk of heart failure with prolonged sedentary behavior. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) Researchers examined the...

Sunlight May Help Lower Blood Pressure
2014-01-20 13:00:15

University of Southampton Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure and thus cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests. Research carried out at the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh shows that sunlight alters levels of the small messenger molecule, nitric oxide (NO) in the skin and blood, reducing blood pressure. Martin Feelisch, Professor of Experimental Medicine and Integrative Biology...

2014-01-15 23:02:20

Global Cardio Care CEO Sara Soulati Showcases Blood Circulation Machine While Leno Says “It Looks Dirty, But It’s Not” Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Jay Leno put EECP® (Enhanced External Counterpulsation) by Global Cardio Care centers, the leaders in EECP treatment, in the national spotlight with a joke during his monologue Jan. 10, 2014. While Sara Soulati, CEO of Global Cardio Care, showcased the blood circulation machine called EECP with a patient on the...


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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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