Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

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.

2008-09-15 12:00:35

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc.

2008-08-20 03:00:41

By Greg Mellen LONG BEACH - When David Kem of Long Beach volunteered to help organize a benefit for a Cambodian girl who had been brought to the United States for life-altering open-heart surgery, it was because it seemed the right thing to do. He certainly didn't expect anything in return.

2008-08-02 12:00:42

By Meredith Hines-Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 2--C EDAR RAPIDS -- It was a routine ultrasound that changed their lives. Kevin and Heidi Schmidt were halfway through their first pregnancy, with everything progressing as it should. Then the screen revealed something abnormal.

2008-07-30 18:00:17

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA - Diabetic women who get pregnant are three to four times more likely to have a child with birth defects than other women, according to new government research.

2008-07-21 06:00:42

Continuing to position itself as a leader in medical education and patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

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