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2011-08-22 20:45:45

Happily married people who undergo major heart surgery are three times more likely to survive than those who are unmarried.

2011-08-08 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Bernard A.

2011-08-02 05:00:00

Consumer Reports Health investigation finds rush to overtest and overtreat; disturbing overuse of angioplasty YONKERS, N.Y., Aug.

2011-07-30 00:01:05

Exactly 10 years to the day since his heart attack, stent implant and eventual total blockage in his main LAD artery , 61 year old Mike Stone celebrated the occasion by going on a 75 mile bike trip. Jerusalem, Israel (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 In 2001, Mike Stone suffered an MI (heart attack) as a result of a clot that could not navigate a 90% blockage in the critical LAD artery, also knicknamed the 'widow maker' artery.

2011-07-20 21:16:00

WILMINGTON, Del., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BRILINTA(TM) (ticagrelor) tablets to reduce the rate of heart attack (myocardial infarction [MI]) and cardiovascular (CV) death in adult patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), compared to clopidogrel.

2011-07-12 08:12:54

MicroOCT may greatly improve understanding, diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease.

2011-07-06 00:06:09

In an examination of the appropriateness of the widespread use of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs), researchers found that of more than 500,000 PCIs included in the study, nearly all for acute indications were classified as appropriate, whereas only about half of PCIs performed for nonacute indications could be classified as appropriate.

2011-07-01 06:53:04

Studies have shown that African Americans are at a greater risk of heart attacks, but what causes this?

2011-06-22 16:18:27

A small, retrospective study determined that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was safe in patients with significant coronary artery disease (CAD) who were referred for liver transplantation.

2011-06-01 12:56:13

New research from the University of Leicester raises concerns about higher than expected mortality following acute coronary events such as heart attack in those with significant mental ill health.

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  • Having no light.
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