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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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2014-10-23 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...

2014-10-08 08:28:08

Randy Shepherd, the first person without a human heart to complete the 4.2-mile Pat's Run course, was able to exercise and get stronger while he waited for his heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randy Shepherd, an Arizona resident nicknamed the "tin man," has received a donor heart transplant after 15 months of support from the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. He was transplanted September 15, 2014, by Dr. Zain Khalpey, MD, PhD, director of the Mechanical...

2014-10-08 08:27:21

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Colloquium, a Battelle company, announces that Elkhart General Hospital has achieved the designation of being named an Accredited Heart Failure Center. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141007/150778 "The leadership team at Elkhart General Hospital did an amazing job coming together to demonstrate their broad capacity serving patients with heart failure," says James Stoodt, Senior Vice President, Member Development and...

2014-10-07 12:31:55

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today the first 10 heart failure patients treated with the Barostim neo System(TM) under CE Mark approval. The newly approved therapy was made available to a few select Barostim Heart Failure Centers of Excellence beginning October 1(st). Asklepios Hospital Altona in Hamburg, The Heart Center of the University of Cologne, Universitatsklinikum Giessen, and Herzzentrum Dresden Universitatsklinik...

2014-10-07 08:29:21

Funds to Be Used to Extend Commercial Efforts, Capitalize on Promising Patient Data KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®) today announced the addition of $8.5 million to its previously announced financing. Arboretum Ventures, a Michigan-based venture capital firm specializing in the healthcare sector, joined an international syndicate of institutional investors from Australia, the U.S. and Canada that includes M.H. Carnegie & Co. and Lumira Capital....


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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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