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2014-09-14 20:20:15

Analysis From SHIFT Study Shows Ivabradine Reduced Cardiovascular Death or Hospitalization for Worsening Heart Failure Independent of Baseline Blood Pressure With Similar Safety Profile Across Groups THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced data from the Phase 3 SHIFT (Systolic Heart failure treatment with the I(f) inhibitor ivabradine Trial) study evaluating ivabradine in patients with chronic heart failure (HF) were presented at the 18(th)...

2014-09-14 12:21:00

Dr. Gary Francis to receive 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award LAS VEGAS, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Failure Society of America's (HFSA) 18(th) Annual Scientific Meeting convenes on Sunday, September 14(th), 2014 at the Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas. This four-day meeting--a forum for heart failure specialists to present research findings and advances in treatment--will address emerging trends in research and new developments in the approach to treating patients with all stages...

2014-09-11 23:07:37

St. Elizabeth Health Center received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third consecutive year. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 St. Elizabeth Health Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third year in a row. St. Elizabeth Health Center earned the award by meeting stringent quality...

2014-09-09 23:12:35

According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group one side effect that is just beginning to be understood is that heart disease has consequences for thinking and communication. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As medical intervention and treatment have improved and as people have become more conscientious about lifestyle factors that improve heart health, deaths from heart disease have declined. According to the American Heart Association,...

2014-09-09 23:08:16

Nearly 10 percent of people with high blood pressure have resistant hypertension, meaning their blood pressure is still high despite taking at least three medications. Taking combination pills, exercising, and eating less sodium can help. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 High blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke and heart disease. Dozens of medications and other therapies are available to treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Yet many people can't get...

2014-09-08 23:10:46

Free Turnkey Solution For CHF Patients Helps Avoidable Hospital Readmisions San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Today, MyDigitalHealth Network, Inc. announced the introduction of the first free mobile platform for managing Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) at Techcrunch Disrupt. The platform (7-inch tablet) is pre-configured to each individual patient and incorporates a comprehensive suite of functions to significantly reduce avoidable and costly hospital readmissions. Heart...

2014-09-08 08:32:02

DENVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.Silvergatepharma.com), focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and safe medicines for children, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epaned® (enalapril maleate Powder for Oral Solution) for the treatment of symptomatic heart failure and the treatment of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (to decrease the rate of development of overt heart...

2014-09-04 23:02:54

Memorial Regional Hospital is only one of two Ventricular Assisted Device programs now serving the South Florida community. Hollywood, Fl (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Memorial Regional Hospital, a leading provider of adult cardiac services in Florida, recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its ventricular assist device (VAD) destination therapy program, offered through its Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. Memorial Regional Hospital is the first hospital...

2014-09-04 23:01:50

Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter to hold inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 One Step Closer to a Cure for Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter will hold its inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk on Sunday, September 7, 2014. The O2 Breathe Run/Walks bring the Pulmonary Hypertension community together to raise awareness of the disease in their...

2014-09-03 23:01:30

PHA and its Scientific Leadership Council have spearheaded a quality improvement initiative to accredit Pulmonary Hypertension Centers of Care. The American College of Chest Physicians has endorsed this process. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association and its Scientific Leadership Council have spearheaded a quality improvement initiative to accredit Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) across the country. These centers are committed to...


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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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