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2011-11-14 15:18:47

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is consistent with survival to normal life expectancy, including particularly advanced age into the tenth decade of life, with demise ultimately largely unrelated to this disease, according to a study being presented Nov. 13 at the American Heart Association (AHA) scientific sessions in Orlando, Fla. HCM is the most common cause of sudden death in the young, but survival to a particularly advanced age is less well understood. "In the past, this disease...

2010-02-23 14:15:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zargis Medical Corp., a majority-owned subsidiary of Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: SPDE), today announced that Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration, the Australian equivalent of the U.S. FDA, has cleared the Zargis StethAssist(TM) and Zargis Cardioscan(TM) devices for sale in Australia. StethAssist allows healthcare professionals to record and visualize heart, lung and other body sounds and share the findings via the Internet with...

2009-12-14 08:35:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Zargis Medical Corp., a majority-owned subsidiary of Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: SPDE) and a spin-off from Siemens Corporate Research (NYSE: SI) announced today that it has begun selling its award-winning Zargis Cardioscan(TM) system on Amazon.com, America's largest online retailer. Cardioscan and its accompanying Bluetooth®-enabled electronic stethoscope were jointly named Popular Science magazine's "2009 Innovation of the Year."...

2009-11-24 14:05:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Zargis Medical Corp., a subsidiary of Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: SPDE) and a spin-off from Siemens Corporate Research (NYSE: SI), today announced that its Zargis Cardioscan device was featured on the November 24, 2009 episode of CBS' The Early Show during a segment in which Mark Jannot, the editor of Popular Science magazine, reviewed five winning products from the publication's 2009 "Best of What's New" awards. The Early Show is a widely-viewed...

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2007-03-25 12:05:00

Patients rely on their physicians to recognize signs of trouble, yet for common heart murmurs, that ability is only fair at best. Fortunately, the solution is simple: listening repeatedly. In fact, intensive repetition "” listening at least 400 times to each heart sound "” significantly improved the stethoscope abilities of doctors, according to a study presented today at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting. After demonstrating last year that medical students...


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