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2014-06-19 14:30:02

American Heart Association Women  55 and younger are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, die or require artery-opening procedures if they’re moderately or severely depressed, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association. “Women in this age group are also more likely to have depression, so this may be one of the ‘hidden’ risk factors that can help explain why women die at a disproportionately higher rate than men after a heart attack,” said...

2014-06-12 08:30:19

SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM), announced today that Cardium Therapeutics will announce interim results on the Generx(®) angiogenic gene therapy product candidate international ASPIRE Phase 3 registration study at the 2014 BIO International Convention. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), this year's global event for biotechnology will take place June 23-26 at the San Diego Convention Center...

2014-06-05 08:28:44

Chocolate® PTCA FDA clearance opens large new market opportunity SINGAPORE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QT Vascular Ltd. (QT Vascular) is pleased to announce that on 4 June 2014, its wholly owned US subsidiary, TriReme Medical LLC, received notification from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of 510(K) clearance to market the Chocolate® PTCA Balloon Catheter (Chocolate PTCA) in the United States, for balloon dilatation of the stenotic portion of coronary artery...

2014-05-30 11:24:36

Georgia Institute of Technology A study of 338 patients with coronary artery disease has identified a gene expression profile associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular death. Used with other indicators such as biochemical markers and family history, the profile – based on a simple blood test – may help identify patients who could benefit from personalized treatment and counseling designed to address risk factors. Researchers found the risk signature by comparing gene...

2014-05-23 08:23:56

-- Sustained Safety Profile -- DURHAM, N.C., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced that long-term clinical outcomes from its DESSOLVE I and II clinical trials were presented at the EuroPCR conference in Paris, France this week. Presentations by principal investigator William Wijns, M.D., Ph.D. of the Cardiovascular Center in Aalst, Belgium, highlighted results of long-term clinical follow-up of the MiStent Sirolimus Eluting Absorbable Polymer Coronary...

2014-05-19 08:27:47

-Addition of product to Specialty Pharmaceuticals portfolio expected to be immediately accretive to adjusted diluted earnings per share DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) announced today that affiliates of the company have completed the acquisition of worldwide rights to Sumavel(®) DosePro(®) (sumatriptan injection), a needle-free delivery system for subcutaneous use, from Zogenix, Inc, for $85 million in cash and rights to additional cash...

2014-05-15 16:28:10

-- Oral Presentations to Include New Long-Term Results from First-in-Human Study -- DURHAM, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced the updated three- and two-year clinical outcomes from its DESSOLVE I and II clinical trials, respectively, will be presented at the EuroPCR conference to be held in Paris, France from May 20 - 23. Two oral presentations will be made by William Wijns, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiovascular Center, Aalst, Belgium: -- DESSOLVE II...

2014-05-12 11:46:31

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Cardiac Screening Test May Help Determine Who Should Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack A study involving the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation shows that a simple test to measure plaque in the arteries of the heart may help doctors better determine who will and will not benefit from use of aspirin therapy to prevent heart disease. For over 30 years, aspirin has been known to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but who exactly should take...

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....


Latest Coronary artery disease Reference Libraries

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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