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2014-04-15 08:31:02

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) today presented highlights of financial results fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, and other recent developments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/LA04094 Focus on Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Biologics The Company recently announced that the U.S.-based Cardium Therapeutics operations will be primarily focused on the clinical and commercial development...

2014-04-10 08:30:25

- First-of-its-Kind Dissolving Medical Device Being Evaluated in People with Blocked Heart Vessels ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's revolutionary Absorb(TM) Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) in the United States, Japan and China. Combined, the U.S., Japan and China account for more than 50 percent of the world's heart stent market....

2014-04-01 12:56:08

Men with long-term HIV infections are at higher risk than uninfected men of developing plaque in their coronary arteries, regardless of their other risk factors for coronary artery disease, according to results of a study led by Johns Hopkins researchers. A report on the research appears in the April 1 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. The finding is important, investigators say, because advances in treatment have led to long-term survival of people living with HIV/AIDS and the...

2014-03-31 11:55:21

Study adds to mounting evidence about the role systemic inflammation may play in heart health People with celiac disease may have a near two-fold increased risk of coronary artery disease compared with the general population, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. The study is the first to look at the association between celiac disease and coronary artery disease and adds to the evolving understanding of how systemic...

Marriage Can Be Healthy For Your Heart
2014-03-29 05:44:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apparently marriage is good for your heart in more ways than one, as new research presented Saturday at the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) suggests that men and women lucky enough to have found wedded bliss are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than their divorced, single or widowed counterparts. According to The Telegraph, lead investigator Dr. Carlos L. Alviar and his...

2014-03-21 12:24:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from United Concordia Dental continues to show that significant medical costs savings and reduced hospitalizations are possible when individuals with certain medical diseases or conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, or pregnancy, treat their gum disease. United Concordia's new study involved more than 338,891 individuals over a five-year period (2005-2009) with both Highmark medical insurance and United Concordia...

2014-03-18 23:21:46

$8.9M Raised in Last Round Enables Heart Institute to Treat Patients with Ischemic Conditions with Their Own Adult Stem Cells Beginning Summer, 2014 in the Bahamas Freeport, Bahamas (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and a better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) using adult stem cell therapy, announced today it has raised $8.9 million in its Series B offering. Passion Group founder Ali Shawkat...

Prescription Medications Often Work Against Each Other
2014-03-14 10:08:02

David Stauth, Oregon State University About three out of four older Americans have multiple chronic health conditions, and more than 20 percent of them are being treated with drugs that work at odds with each other – the medication being used for one condition can actually make the other condition worse. This approach of treating conditions “one at a time” even if the treatments might conflict with one another is common in medicine, experts say, in part because little information...

2014-03-12 20:24:27

Newest Bare Metal Stent Technology Features Advanced Architecture and Provides Physicians with Enhanced Treatment Option for Patients NATICK, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to advance leading stent technology, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark approval for the REBEL(TM) Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System, the company's latest generation bare metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Developed to expand the...

2014-03-10 23:24:01

Adult Stem Cell Therapy Trade Organization Expands Advisory Board After Successful Global Conference with Researchers, Scientists, Regulatory Experts, Physicians And Investors Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Matt Feshbach, CEO of Okyanos Heart Institute whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy has announced the appointment of Okyanos’ senior vice president of...


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Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

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