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Healthy Fats Help Diseased Heart Muscle Process And Use Fuel

Healthy Fats Help Diseased Heart Muscle Process And Use Fuel

Sharon Parmet, University of Illinois at Chicago Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells in an animal model of heart failure. The findings are reported in the journal Circulation by...

Latest Heart failure Stories

2014-10-01 12:31:04

Until his collapse, Chris Marshall was convinced he was not desperately ill from end-stage biventricular heart failure. The SynCardia Heart allowed him to hike 607 miles as he waited for a heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaskan hiker Chris Marshall thought he was in pretty good shape despite his heart failure, but a black-out while walking laps around the ICU indicated otherwise: He had end-stage heart failure that required a SynCardia temporary...

2014-10-01 04:21:55

Implantable Gel May Revolutionize the Treatment of Patients Who Lose the Ability to Pump Blood Efficiently to the Body LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoneStar Heart, Inc. today announced that it received the CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) for its Algisyl-LVR® hydrogel implant, the company's lead product for the treatment of advanced heart failure (HF). Classified in Europe and in the U.S. as a medical device, Algisyl-LVR is intended to reverse HF progression in...

2014-09-29 23:02:08

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care ultimately improve outcomes of patients with pulmonary hypertension. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care and ultimately improve outcomes of patients...

2014-09-29 04:21:35

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it received CE Mark approval from the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) of the Barostim neo System(TM) for the treatment of heart failure. The therapy is approved for use in heart failure patients having an ejection fraction <= 35% and a New York Heart Failure Classification of III without restriction on QRS duration, concomitant medical device treatment or presence of...

2014-09-26 16:23:47

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 24, 2014 Heart Hospital of Austin became the first facility in Texas to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. The CardioMEMS HF System features a sensor that is implanted in the...

2014-09-25 23:05:01

A recent breakthrough in clinical results with an experimental drug to treat heart failure has shown very promising results. There has not been a breakthrough of this magnitude in cardiovascular in nearly an entire decade. NAPSRx will continue to monitor and update its nearly 87,000 pharmaceutical sales rep members over the next few months. Updates have also been added to the CNPR Certification program. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 An investigational medicine, LCZ696 was...

2014-09-23 08:30:52

PubMed-indexed case report---with matching video---by surgeons at Texas Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital concludes that the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart can be modified for use in patients whose hearts have congenital abnormalities. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A case report and matching animated video demonstrate the successful implantation of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart into a patient with congenital heart disease where his major...

2014-09-22 08:28:27

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Stroke Association and iRhythm Technologies are observing National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month with insights from a new survey evaluating public awareness of Afib. Approximately 2.7 million Americans are living with diagnosed Afib, and another 850,000 are estimated to have Afib and remain undiagnosed. Afib is an irregular heartbeat which may cause blood to collect in the heart and form a clot. These clots can travel to...

2014-09-22 04:21:48

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it secured a $15 million growth capital debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank. "Obtaining this funding significantly extends our cash availability to advance CVRx's hypertension and heart failure businesses. This growth capital will help ensure that CVRx can continue to invest aggressively in the market development and clinical activities required to deliver Barostim Therapy for these...

2014-09-18 16:27:32

ReportsnReports.com offers Acute Heart Failure - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 and Chronic Heart Failure Pipeline Review, H2 2014' research reports in its store. The reports provide an overview of the Acute Heart Failure's therapeutic pipeline and Chronic Heart Failure's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- These reports provide comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Acute Heart Failure and Chronic Heart Failure, complete with comparative...


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Circulation (journal)
2012-06-04 14:21:01

Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. In 2008 the journal added six subspecialty publications: Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Circulation: Heart Failure, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Circulation publishes articles related to research in and the...

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cacodemon
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