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2013-12-02 21:27:04

Approximately one percent of all newborns in Switzerland are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, roughly half of them require open heart surgery. Most children, including those with the most severe heart defects, survive because of the significant advancements in surgical techniques. Therefore, the current research focuses less on survival than on long-term consequences and quality of life of these children. Aside from cardiac complications, developmental problems may emerge after a...

2013-12-02 21:22:50

Approximately one percent of all newborns in Switzerland are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, roughly half of them require open heart surgery. Most children, including those with the most severe heart defects, survive because of the significant advancements in surgical techniques. Therefore, the current research focuses less on survival than on long-term consequences and quality of life of these children. Aside from cardiac complications, developmental problems may emerge after a...

2013-11-19 23:35:06

CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for The Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The countdown to the newest and biggest day of giving is underway. With only two weeks left until #GivingTuesday2013, thousands of organizations around the world are gearing up to give back. GivingTuesday is a new movement that unites businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in collaborating to create real change in...

2013-11-18 23:01:31

CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The countdown to the newest and biggest day of giving is underway. With only two weeks left until #GivingTuesday2013, thousands of organizations around the world are gearing up to give back. GivingTuesday is a new movement that unites businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in collaborating to create real change in their...

2013-11-18 15:19:33

Abstract: 15332 (Hall F, Core 2, Poster Board: 2092) Children's congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers' exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013. Congenital heart defects occur when the heart or blood vessels near the heart don't develop normally before birth. Defects may be caused by chromosomal abnormalities, but the cause is unknown in...

2013-09-24 09:49:58

Study Highlights: -Children with specific types of heart birth defects who are under 3 or who’ve had cardiac surgery within the last six months may face an elevated risk of heart infection. -Parents of children with heart birth defects should discuss with their physicians how to prevent these potentially serious infections. Children with certain heart birth defects may have an increased risk for bacterial infection of their heart’s lining and valves, according to new research in...

2013-09-11 23:02:05

Proceeds from the 7th Annual SBC event will benefit the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Levine Children’s Hospital, voted in 2013 by US News & World Report as a “Best Children’s Hospital” in multiple categories including cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, neonatology, and nephrology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Leading mobile security event correlation provider SyncDog today announced a sponsorship of the 7th Annual...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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