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2014-02-19 11:02:44

Using multidisciplinary approach, researchers in Italy and Connecticut provide unprecedented glimpse of what happens to the heart during a heart attack A team of researchers at the University of Florence in Italy and the University of Connecticut Health Center have used a multidisciplinary approach to provide an unprecedented glimpse of what happens to the heart during an "infarction" -- a heart attack -- by looking at how the attack affects electrical activity and calcium release in heart...

2014-02-18 12:31:14

The Freedom Driver Won Edison's 2013 Silver Award for Its Ability to Allow Stable Total Artificial Heart Patients to Live Life at Home Without Human Hearts TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom® portable driver that powers the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, has been named one of four finalists for the 2014 Edison Awards' devices section in the...

2014-02-18 08:31:03

- Statistically significant and durable reductions in troponin and NT-proBNP SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) today announced new data from its randomized, placebo-controlled, nonclinical study of MST-188 (low dose and high dose) in a model of chronic heart failure. The Company previously announced that a single, two-hour infusion of MST-188 improved left ventricular systolic function that was significant immediately (at the end of MST-188...

2014-02-12 23:04:01

AAHFN Encourages Patient Education to Help Avoid Early Readmission Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is reminding healthcare providers to take the time to teach patients and promote healthy lifestyles to individuals living with heart failure, in order to avoid early hospital readmission. The year-long campaign that encourages patients to “keep your heart at home” kicked off earlier this week, in honor of Heart Failure...

2014-02-11 12:26:12

LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MediPoint: Renal Denervation - APAC Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Renal Denervation - APAC Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryNumerous medical device news sources and industry executives have proclaimed renal denervation to be the top medical device breakthrough of the past two years, and for good reason. Hypertension is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions worldwide,...

2014-02-11 08:33:40

A Growing Network of SynCardia Certified Centers Give End-Stage Heart Failure Patients A 2nd Chance at Life TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital in Ankara recently implanted Turkey's 24th and 25th SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Hearts as a bridge to transplant to donor human hearts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/LA62279) One of the patients was discharged Jan. 31, 2014, less than six weeks following his Dec. 23, 2013 implant...

2014-02-10 23:02:28

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute study finds health benefits in daily light to moderate alcohol intake. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Excessive alcohol use has been linked to cirrhosis, seizures, stroke, poisonings, violence, and cancer, and according to the World Health Organization, kills 2.5 million people each year worldwide. Yet, according to a recent study by Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, while excessive alcohol use can cause serious health...

2014-02-10 23:01:47

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute cardiologist offers tips for Heart Failure Awareness Week. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Heart failure impacts more than five million people in the United States and is the number one reason adults over the age of 65 are admitted to the hospital. Its symptoms can be subtle; shortness of breath, fatigue, dizziness, and swelling in the legs or stomach. Properly identifying and treating heart failure can have a dramatic impact on a...

2014-02-10 08:26:27

- All-stock transaction SAN DIEGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MSTX) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aires Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Aires), a privately-held, clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing therapies to treat pulmonary vascular disorders such as pulmonary arterial hypertension and pulmonary hypertension due to heart failure. Aires' lead product, AIR001, is an intermittently nebulized...

2014-02-09 12:21:19

The Heart Failure Society of America encourages patients, families, caregivers and individuals at risk to learn about heart failure prevention and management WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Heart Failure Awareness Week is set for February 9-14, 2014. This important week is a time for health care providers to remind patients with heart failure, patients' families, and all others at risk about the signs and symptoms of heart failure. Heart failure affects nearly five...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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