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Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

2011-04-29 22:55:55

A gene known to be important in cardiac development has been newly associated with congenital heart malformations that result in obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract.

2011-04-28 00:00:29

The law firm of Atkins & Markoff, a team of Oklahoma defective drug attorneys, hereby announces that the firm is reviewing claims free of charge regarding Depakote birth defects along with a full Depakote resource at http://www.atkinsandmarkoff.com.

2011-04-27 14:16:00

Program open to all families with a child born with a single ventricle heart defect PHILADELPHIA, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the United States each year more than 3,000 infants are born with a form of single ventricle heart defect.

2011-04-21 00:00:29

Said Judah Hertz, founder and CEO of the Hertz Investment Group: “Researchers at ACHDC are now expanding their mission to develop prosthetic materials and mechanical devices that will further prolong and enrich the lives of the individuals they have saved." Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 The Hertz Family Foundation of Santa Monica, California has announced a major medical research and technology grant to the University of California at Los Angeles.

2011-04-18 16:04:00

ATLANTA, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that 2011 first quarter financial results will be released on Thursday, April 28, 2011.

2011-04-18 14:28:33

Non-Hispanic black infants born with heart defects are more likely to die within the first five years of life than their non-Hispanic white and Hispanic peers.

2011-03-10 18:25:34

Sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, has another possible use—helping children and young adults with congenital heart disease to better tolerate exercise.

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2011-02-28 12:13:19

Maternal cigarette smoking in the first trimester was associated with a 20 to 70 percent greater likelihood that a baby would be born with certain types of congenital heart defects.

2011-02-21 20:50:00

Congenital heart diseases affect approximately one in 100 patients, making them the most common type of birth defect and the number-one cause of pediatric deaths.

2011-02-19 00:00:39

Heal My Brave Congenital Heart- It’s My Heart Announcement.


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