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2014-08-31 04:21:02

Symposium Builds on Philips' Support for SAVE Study Examining Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment on Cardiovascular Disease ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this week's European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) is sponsoring a key Satellite Symposia focused on managing patients with the complex combination of cardiovascular disease and sleep apnea. This session builds on Philips' ongoing support for the Sleep Apnea...

2014-08-22 23:07:48

Leading heart surgeons launch an early detection program to eliminate cardiovascular death. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The international team of heart surgeons at NY Heart Health Clinics are promoting non-invasive screening, risk assessment and public awareness of the four most preventable risks of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, even in asymptomatic patients: sudden death from heart disease, stroke, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus, and Peripheral Vascular...

Fenofibrate for diabetic women
2014-08-21 03:00:45

Dan Gafney, University of Sydney The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 percent in women with type-2 diabetes, a new University of Sydney study reveals. "The finding is good news for women," says the study's chairman, University of Sydney Professor, Tony Keech. "The study shows that fenofibrate reduced the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, or having a stroke or other adverse cardiovascular event by 30 percent in women and 13 percent...

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2014-08-20 03:30:48

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “Interestingly, these improvements happened in a period when there were no real ‘miracle’ clinical advancements,” said Harlan Krumholz, M.D., S.M., lead author of the “most comprehensive report card to-date” on America’s progress in...

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2014-08-17 02:00:52

Traci Klein, Mayo Clinic A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes, based on current evidence, that not all patients encouraged to take cholesterol-lowering medications, such as statins, may benefit from them and that the guideline missed some important conditions that might benefit from medication....

2014-08-13 23:08:52

Sara Soulati is CEO of Global Cardio Care, a Company Where the Community Can Practice Lifestyle Modification and Disease Prevention Los Angeles CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Sara Soulati, CEO and founder of Global Cardio Care, Inc., a firm that manages physician practices that deliver EECP® therapy, today announced availability of non-GMO, vegan food products to help prevent and reverse risk of cardiovascular disease for people who live in urban Los Angeles. Since 2002, when Sara...

exercise limits for heart attack survivors
2014-08-13 07:56:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Exercise is good for the body and mind. Many studies have shown that moderate, regular exercise, such as brisk walking or jogging, can help with weight loss, mood changes, the management and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease, and even lowering the risk of death from diseases such as hypertension, stroke and Type 2 diabetes. Currently, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans suggests 150 minutes a week of...

2014-08-11 12:27:28

Seeking new technology to reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 The American Heart Association today announced the launch of its first Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourced, crowdfunded and judged competition to uncover new innovative tools to prevent or manage heart disease and stroke. The top three finalists will receive grants from the American Heart Association totaling $25,000 and a chance to present at the Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago...

2014-08-11 00:20:49

-- LCZ696 significantly reduced cardiovascular deaths in head to head study against enalapril, in addition to current best treatment, in patients with HF-REF EAST HANOVER, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data revealing the reduction in cardiovascular (CV) deaths with Novartis' LCZ696 in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HF-REF) will be presented at the world's largest cardiology congress, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, on Sunday...

2014-08-09 23:03:02

On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Rosemont, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Chris Peters, a registered nurse with...


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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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