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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....

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...


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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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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