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2014-06-25 08:30:37

This first-of-its-kind program brings together the deepest expertise to protect prenatal brain development in children with congenital heart defects PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program. Building on growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus, this Program will systematically investigate innovative therapies...

2014-06-10 12:29:34

TIANJIN, China, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 29, 2014, the Journey of 'Heart' summing-up meeting for the 10th anniversary of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) screening among children in Tianjin was held in TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital (hereinafter referred to as 'TEDA'). The benefited children and their parents, the representatives of the donating enterprises and individuals as well as the supervising officials of Tianjian municipal government and Tianjin Binhai...

2014-03-31 12:28:19

Findings Presented at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Using the VAP® Lipid Panel Highlight Connection between Lipoproteins and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented from two meta-analyses using the Atherotech Vertical Auto Profile (VAP(®))( )Lipid Panel showed the impact high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and remnant lipoprotein (RLP) cholesterol have on determining a patient's risk for hard coronary heart...

2014-03-27 12:23:35

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing efforts to provide flooring systems that advance health, healing and wellness in the healthcare built environment, Tarkett, the worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today collaborative partnerships with four leading healthcare organizations: NXT Health, Planetree, Practice Greenhealth, and The Center for Health Design (CHD). The partnerships are integral...

2014-02-04 11:32:34

But no causal link found with risk of stroke A report that will be published tomorrow provides strong evidence that the symptoms of depressive disorder are causally associated with the risk of coronary heart disease, and as such should be considered a potentially modifiable risk factor for the occurrence of CHD. The findings, from the Whitehall II study of more than 10,000 civil servants in the UK, are published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Findings from former...

2014-02-03 08:28:37

Healthcare Executive Brings Expertise in New Product Commercialization, Licensing, and Mergers and Acquisitions FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHD Bioscience, Inc. a development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel products active against multi-resistant pathogens, is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Angell Sohn, Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), to its Board of Directors. Dr. Sohn will...

Genetic Variant Leads To Increased Risk Of Cardiac Heart Disease In Type 2 Diabetics
2013-08-28 15:26:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have identified a previously unknown genetic variant associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) in type 2 diabetic patients. This discovery, published in JAMA, could eventually lead to the development of new treatments for CHD in diabetic patients. More than 370 million people around the globe have type 2 diabetes, and CHD is the leading cause of death among diabetic patients. Type 2 diabetic patients have a two- to...

2013-08-21 10:20:18

In a large national study, higher levels of the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio was associated with greater risk of incident but not recurrent coronary heart disease in black individuals when compared with white individuals, according to a study in the August 21 issue of JAMA. "Increased urinary albumin excretion is an important marker of kidney injury and a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Black individuals have higher levels of urinary albumin excretion than white...


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