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2014-01-22 23:00:16

Adverse Events for Heart Attack, Heart Failure Decline; Improvements Lag for Pneumonia and Surgical Patients Wethersfield, CN (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Adverse events for patients being treated for heart attack and heart failure in hospitals have declined, reports a new study published in the January 23rd issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, “National Trends in Patient Safety for Four Common Conditions, 2005 to 2011,” was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research...

2014-01-22 20:22:15

First implantable pump for timed dosed repeat delivery of stem cells and growth factors SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLeonhardt, a Leonhardt Ventures company based in Los Angeles, will unveil its implantable Stem Cell Pump at the 9th Annual Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease meeting at Columbia University in New York on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:30 am. BioLeonhardt - Has developed a programmable implantable stem cell infusion pump and electrical stimulator...

2014-01-22 16:26:39

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adverse events for patients being treated for heart attack and heart failure have declined, according to a new study published in the January 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. However, the analysis funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) found that there has not been a significant decrease in adverse events for patients being treated for pneumonia and those who are recovering from surgery....

Sedentary Lifestyle As Bad As Smoking, Increases Heart Failure Risk In Men
2014-01-22 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Get Up And Move! Sitting May Be As Bad As Smoking ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Spending long hours sitting on the job has already been established as a potential health hazard, but now medical experts are saying that it could be as harmful to a person’s overall welfare as smoking cigarettes. According to a special report by CBS New York, published research has already linked prolonged period of sitting to an increased risk of...

2014-01-21 16:25:28

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Men who reported being sedentary, with low levels of physical activity, were at a significantly higher risk for heart failure than those who were more active, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure. The study shows the increased risk of heart failure with prolonged sedentary behavior. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) Researchers examined the...

2014-01-14 16:26:14

Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues Approximately $53 Million; up 62% from Q4 in 2012; 2013 Preliminary Revenues Approximately $208 Million; 87% increase from 2012 FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that it expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 will be...

2014-01-09 11:46:02

22 years of data suggest need for new heart-size matching strategy to improve outcomes Current protocols for matching donor hearts to recipients foster sex mismatching and heart size disparities, according to a first-of-its kind analysis by physicians at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Matching by donor heart size may provide better outcomes for recipients, who already face a scarcity of resources as they await a transplant. The analysis of 22 years of adult heart...

2014-01-09 08:29:26

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (NYSE Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative, protective and reconstructive therapies for the treatment of cardiac diseases, announces today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the Company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for clinical testing of the Company's proprietary regenerative medicine...

2014-01-07 23:23:52

Doctors at one of the nation’s top cancer centers have recently published the case of a mesothelioma patient who developed heart failure after lung-removal surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on a recently-published case study of a mesothelioma patient suffering from heart failure in the wake of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP). During EPP, doctors remove not only the mesothelioma tumor, but also the entire pleural lining, all or part of the...

2014-01-07 23:22:07

The recognition marks the third year in a row that St. Elizabeth Health Center has been recognized with a Get With the Guidelines® gold quality achievement award. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 St. Elizabeth Health Center has received the Get With the Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. This award recognizes St. Elizabeth for achieving an exceptional goal of treating heart failure patients according to 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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