Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

2009-06-08 07:35:00

CROMWELL, Conn., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7th, Little Hearts, Inc. held their 13th annual celebration with over 150 members in attendance.

2009-05-12 04:21:00

JENA, Germany, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, the leading European developer of septum occluders, today announced that it has obtained CE mark approval for its new generation ASD and PFO occluders, the Figulla Flex. The Figulla Flex ASD and PFO occluders encompass a new innovative delivery system, making the use of a threaded hub unnecessary.

2009-03-30 08:38:05

A congenital heart disease that often leads to death in newborns is significantly more common during the summer, leading researchers to believe that the environment, and not just genes that affect the heart, may play a role in causing "mini-epidemics" of this disease.

2009-03-23 00:01:00

Surgeons at North Carolina's Duke University Medical Center say they have performed surgery on a fetus to repair a heart defect. The heart was critically malformed and lacked proper channels for blood flow, The (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer reported Sunday.

2009-02-09 08:30:00

NCHC Will Lobby Congress to Sponsor the Congenital Heart Futures Act - Legislation that will Fund a National Congenital Heart Disease Registry, Congenital Heart Defect Research and Education CHICAGO, Feb.

2009-01-16 15:15:00

Newborn babies’ lives could be saved by a routine screening method that checks blood oxygen levels, Swedish researchers said.

2009-01-02 07:45:00

A new study found that correcting congenital heart defects in infants improves their risk of survival compared to their counterparts that do not receive corrective action.

2008-09-23 18:00:13

By SHAKAYA ANDRES Sarah Palin's fast rise on the national political scene has created a stir as voters race to learn more about the GOP vice presidential nominee, but one local organization is playing catch- up for a special reason.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.