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2013-02-08 23:00:10

The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) (http://www.shapesociety.org) promotes public awareness for early detection of heart attacks and stroke by introducing the Valentie a fashionable red tie with a stylistic heart motif that is indicative of SHAPE's healthy heart mission. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) (http://www.shapesociety.org), a nonprofit organization that promotes public awareness and...

2013-01-13 17:03:33

Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to evaluate GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who experienced cardiac arrest, heart attacks, stroke, sudden cardiac death, or other serious heart complication allegedly caused by GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis products. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Fresenius Medical Care, the maker of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis products, supports the consolidation of all federally-filed GranuFlo lawsuits in a multidistrict litigation in...

2012-11-06 03:27:11

The cause of heart attacks or strokes among some patients treated with anti-platelet drugs may be different than for patients who have undergone surgical procedures to restore blood flow, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The finding -- reported Nov. 4, 2012, at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions annual meeting and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association — provides new insights into a subset of heart patients with acute coronary...

Public Smoking Bans Are Driving Down Hospitalization Rates For Heart Attack
2012-10-30 10:36:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite a rise in ER visits due to obesity, diabetes and other common health issues, the ban on smoking in restaurants and other public establishments have led to a sharp decline in hospitalizations for heart attacks, strokes and respiratory illnesses such as asthma and emphysema, according to new analysis of several studies. The analysis, published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, covers 45 studies from more...

2012-09-18 22:46:47

Johns Hopkins study shows risk is same across ethnic groups Women who go into early menopause are twice as likely to suffer from coronary heart disease and stroke, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The association holds true in patients from a variety of different ethnic backgrounds, the study found, and is independent of traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors, the scientists say. "If physicians know a patient has entered menopause before her 46th birthday, they can...

2012-06-25 23:01:08

According to the US Drug Watchdog, "We are now offering to help women who used the birth control pills called Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella, and then had a heart attack, blood clot, or other very serious health side affects get to the best attorneys." According to the New York Times, "In September of 2009, the US FDA released a warning letter sent to Bayer Pharmaceuticals over Yaz & Yasmin. The letter indicates that the drug maker hid out-of-specification test results for key ingredients in the...

2012-06-23 23:01:37

According to court documents, on April 26th, 2012, an Illinois couple, Barbara and Joseph Potuznik, filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania Eastern District Court (case no. 2:2012cv02252) alleging that Barbara suffered a heart attack caused by Avandia. Avandia is a popular drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline and approved by the FDA in 1999.The lawsuit was filed in the Avandia multi-district litigation (07-01871). More than 2,500 cases are consolidated before Judge...


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