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Seeing Doctor Twice A Year Helps Keep Blood Pressure Under

Seeing Doctor Twice A Year Helps Keep Blood Pressure Under Control

Provided by Maggie Francis, American Heart Association People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to...

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2014-10-29 23:11:05

Event honors award-winner singer Chloe Temtchine, Managing Partner/Co-Founder Vanterra Capital LLC Shad Azimi, and Evelyn Horn, MD Director of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension, Weill Cornell New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The 2nd Annual O2 Breathe Gala of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) New York City will take place on Thursday, Nov. 6 at The Lighthouse at Pier 61 in New York City. Moved by the story of event honoree Chloe Temtchine, Bloomberg TV contributing...

2014-10-28 23:04:56

MedicinesMexico.com is a Mexico pharmacy online that meets FDA guidelines and offers a number of brand name and generic blood pressure medicines. Through their online pharmacy Mexico, heart disease patients can order budget-friendly medications to help them fight their blood pressure obstacles. Acapulco, Guerrero (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 According to the Mayo Clinic, new research indicates that some blood pressure medications can also provide protection from heart attacks. (Reference:...

2014-10-28 23:01:30

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is hosting the Baltimore Walk for Hope at the Baltimore Zoo to help raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension - a rare disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Who:     The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is hosting the Baltimore Walk for Hope. PHA is the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension organization that works...

2014-10-27 20:22:42

Expresses Continued Confidence in ACTOS DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. today announced that Judge Rebecca Doherty reduced the punitive damage award in Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al. (U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. of Louisiana, Case No. 12-0064) from $6 billion against Takeda and $3 billion...

2014-10-23 23:01:24

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is the country's leading pulmonary hypertension organization. It has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension, a rare and debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 This release is an update to the October 21, 2014 release of the same title. It contains updated event...

2014-10-22 08:30:31

One year later, Jack and Mary Jones stop to thank Sentara Heart Hospital staff who saved Jack in 2013 with the SynCardia Heart, which bridged him to a donor heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack and Mary Jones first showed up at Sentara Heart Hospital on July 21, 2013, Jack was unconscious, fighting for his life after suffering a heart attack. It was the first day of the couple's vacation to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary....

2014-10-20 23:00:33

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. Pulmonary hypertension is a rare-debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead to right heart failure. Without treatment, the average survival rate is 2.8 years. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has designated November as Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month and every November we work...

2014-10-20 16:26:58

FDA-approved CardioMEMS device reduces hospital readmissions and enables patients to send health data instantly and effortlessly to their physicians LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) is the first medical center in Southern California, post-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, to implant a new wireless device for heart failure patients. The device is designed to reduce readmissions to the hospital...

2014-10-16 12:29:56

ZUG and ROTKREUZ, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiorentis AG, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced a collaboration with Roche to establish the therapeutic efficacy and safety of Ularitide, the Company's investigational drug for acute heart failure (AHF). Under the terms of the collaboration, Cardiorentis will incorporate Roche's advanced in vitro diagnostic tests into its TRUE-AHF Phase III Study to characterize the pharmacological properties of...

New Implantable Device Can Slow And Reverse Heart Failure: Study
2014-10-08 03:53:41

[ Watch The Video: New Device Can Slow, Reverse Heart Failure ] Provided by Ohio State University A new, implantable device to control heart failure is showing promising results in the first trial to determine safety and effectiveness in patients, according to lead researcher Dr. William Abraham of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Results of the study are published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology Heart Failure. "Heart failure is one of the...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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