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Latest Cardiovascular diseases Stories

2012-05-21 09:47:01

New recommendations on devices, drugs and diagnosis in heart failure were launched at the Heart Failure Congress 2012, 19-22 May, in Belgrade, Serbia, and published in the European Heart Journal.

2012-05-19 00:09:20

University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center and CardioKinetix Inc., a medical device company pioneering a catheter-based treatment for heart failure, today announced promising results for the first-of-its-kind catheter-based Parachute™ Ventricular Partitioning Device, a Percutaneous Ventricular Restoration Therapy (PVRT) technology for patients with ischemic heart failure.

2012-05-18 11:43:36

Disrupting certain nerves in the kidneys can safely and effectively lower blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hypertension.

Study Recommends More People Be Given Statins
2012-05-18 09:09:47

A new report published in The Lancet states that more people should be given cholesterol-lowering drugs and statins to help decrease the number of strokes and heart attacks.

2012-05-17 10:57:00

A new paper published online in The Lancet challenges the assumption that raising a person's HDL — the so-called "good cholesterol" — will necessarily lower the risk of a heart attack.


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