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2014-06-24 05:35:13

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately 5.1 million Americans are affected by heart failure, which is the leading cause of hospitalization and death. However, until recently no reliable, cost effective, and non-invasive method existed. A new device that could measure the changes in water content of the lungs could be an invaluable tool in early detection of heart failure. "There is a significant need," said Magdy Iskander, a professor of electrical...

2014-06-18 12:39:39

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorbent Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for cardiovascular and renal diseases, today announced the appointment of Jay Shepard and William D. Waddill to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Shepard currently serves as an Executive Partner at Sofinnova Ventures and has more than 32 years of commercial and company building experience in the specialty pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Mr....

heart failure on a bun
2014-06-14 05:07:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consumption of processed red meats such as cold cuts, hot dogs and bacon has been linked to an increased risk of heart failure and corresponding death in men, researchers reported this week in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure. In the study, researchers from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences and the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet investigated, for the first time, the impact eating...

2014-06-12 08:30:38

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 12, 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 2014 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference at 4:40 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The conference is being held June 17-18 at the InterContinental Boston. A live webcast of...

2014-06-11 12:28:22

Bill Wohl lives a busy, active life participating in Transplant Games and competitions, including triathlons, while promoting organ donation TUCSON, Ariz., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottsdale, Arizona resident Bill Wohl is still going strong after he nearly died of heart failure 15 years ago, but received a second chance at life made possible by the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to a donor heart transplant....

2014-06-10 23:00:30

Yesterday, on Monday, June 9, 2014, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital, and The Ohio State University implanted the United States’ first miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensors to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. Oklahoma City (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The CardioMEMS HF System features a sensor that...

2014-06-09 08:27:46

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it achieved two significant milestones in its heart failure and hypertension businesses. "We are very excited to announce that CVRx has completed enrollment of our Barostim HOPE4HF heart failure study and that the French Ministry of Health has selected Barostim Therapy(TM) for Resistant Hypertension as one of five investigator-initiated studies it will fund beginning in 2014. We feel...

2014-06-06 08:25:15

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 6, 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 Goldman Sachs 35(th) Annual Global Healthcare Conference at 10:00 a.m. PDT (1:00 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, June 12, 2014. The conference is being held June 10-12 at the Terranea...

2014-06-05 23:12:50

GE Healthcare and Syntermed, Inc. will be exhibitors at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting. AdreView Tools* will be featured by both companies as an advanced diagnostic tool to quantify and display SPECT 123I-mIBG) data sets, a new medical advance for diagnosis of heart failure. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Syntermed, Inc.’s software AdreView Tools, is now an option on GE Healthcare Xeleris 3.1 Processing & Review Workstation for SPECT...

2014-06-04 14:57:49

The JAMA Network Journals In a study that included nearly 65,000 older patients hospitalized with pneumonia, treatment that included azithromycin compared with other antibiotics was associated with a significantly lower risk of death and a slightly increased risk of heart attack, according to a study in the June 4 issue of JAMA. Pneumonia and influenza together are the eighth leading cause of death and the leading causes of infectious death in the United States. Although clinical...


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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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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