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TENS machine being used to simulate the vagus nerve
2014-08-22 03:30:52

Chris Bunting, University of Leeds Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have discovered. A team at the University of Leeds used a standard TENS machine like those designed to relieve labor pains to apply electrical pulses to the tragus, the small raised flap at the front of the ear immediately in front of the ear canal. The stimulation changed the influence of the nervous system on the heart by reducing the nervous signals that can drive...

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2014-08-20 03:30:48

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “Interestingly, these improvements happened in a period when there were no real ‘miracle’ clinical advancements,” said Harlan Krumholz, M.D., S.M., lead author of the “most comprehensive report card to-date” on America’s progress in...

2014-08-13 08:29:50

A congenital heart defect brought Andrew Weaver close to death from end-stage biventricular heart failure. The SynCardia Heart kept him alive and helped build physical strength for his heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Weaver and his wife, Heather, feared he wouldn't see their daughter, Haley, grow up because he was dying of heart failure. Instead, Andrew gets to cherish family moments that he would have missed, thanks to the SynCardia temporary Total...

2014-08-12 08:31:39

CLEVELAND, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juventas Therapeutics, Inc., a private clinical-stage company developing a drug-based approach to regenerative medicine today announced that it successfully completed the Phase I arm of the RETRO-HF clinical trial, and fully enrolled the Phase II arm that is evaluating the safety and preliminary clinical efficacy for retrograde infusion of JVS-100 in patients with heart failure....

2014-08-11 00:20:49

-- LCZ696 significantly reduced cardiovascular deaths in head to head study against enalapril, in addition to current best treatment, in patients with HF-REF EAST HANOVER, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data revealing the reduction in cardiovascular (CV) deaths with Novartis' LCZ696 in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HF-REF) will be presented at the world's largest cardiology congress, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, on Sunday...

2014-08-06 23:11:43

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), cardiac rehabilitation provides benefit for people living with congestive heart failure (CHF), as well as for men and women following cardiac surgery or interventional cardiology procedures. Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach recently upgraded its Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit to better accommodate patients. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A good workout experience is important to patients like...

2014-08-05 08:35:27

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 5, 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 CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, August 14, 2014. The conference is being held August 13-14 at the InterContinental Boston. A...

2014-07-31 08:37:20

Doctors at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center discuss the benefits and use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a PubMed-indexed case report and video that includes implant surgery of 60-year-old man. TUCSON, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the implantation of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a peer reviewed case report paper and matching video posted on the...

2014-07-28 08:29:32

-- Next-generation HNO prodrug targeting severe heart failure was well tolerated and showed hemodynamic activity in a Phase I clinical trial -- CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the positive results of a clinical trial demonstrating that CXL-1427, a novel potential treatment for acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), was well tolerated in healthy volunteers. The company has now initiated dosing of hospitalized...

2014-07-23 23:26:50

EECP Treatment is FDA-Cleared for Refractory Angina and Offered at Dr. Weaver’s EECP Independent Outpatient Facility in the U.S. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Ronald S. Weaver, MD, owner of Global Cardio Care Centers in Inglewood, Calif., today announced a heart transplant patient with cardiomyopathy has successfully completed a course of Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) therapy at Global Cardio Care Centers and is no longer a candidate for heart transplant. 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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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