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2014-08-12 20:21:50

LOOMIS, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Immaculate Heart Radio (IHR) is in the process of acquiring central California radio station, KMPH AM 840. Non-commercial Catholic programming has been airing on the station since July 30; the final purchase is set to record this September. The 5,000 watt facility broadens Immaculate Heart Radio's presence along the central corridor, filling the gap between Modesto and Madera. The station reaches over 700,000 new people...

2014-08-07 23:11:05

HeartStitch, Inc. receives landmark patent "Suturing Devices and Methods for Suturing an Anatomic Valve" FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA – (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 -- By: HeartStitch Prof. Anthony Nobles, CEO of HeartStitch HeartStitch, Inc. today announced that it has received another US Patent for its HeartStitch Technology. The patent “Suturing devices and methods for suturing an anatomic valve” is for the HeartStitch MR and AP products that are designed to allow physicians to be...

2014-07-24 11:35:43

American College of Cardiology Study underscores need to address risk factors such as diabetes, blood pressure, smoking While awareness campaigns may be getting women to go to the hospital more quickly during a heart-attack, a new look at hospital data shows women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack. In the study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers from Yale School of...

2014-07-15 04:22:07

New data on fewer new cases in developed nations suggests possibility of prevention and risk reduction COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the global epidemic of Alzheimer's disease continues to grow, new data on lower incidence in the "youngest old" from developed countries in Europe and the United States suggest the possibility of reducing risk and/or preventing the disease, according to the results of several research studies announced at the Alzheimer's...

2014-07-14 23:02:06

Comprehensive study “European Market for Cardiac Surgery Devices 2014” worked out by iData Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, Europe’s market for cardiac surgery devices is projected to grow to over USD 3.4 billion by 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Europe’s market for cardiac surgery devices is projected to grow to over USD 3.4 billion by 2020, with the transcatheter heart valve devices sector (composed of the transcatheter heart...

2014-07-06 23:00:10

Book probes the trustworthiness of the medical profession. Dubai (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 “With Head, Heart and Hands, Make a Medical Professional” by author Abdul Jabbar Mehdi Salih reveals that the most important topics in medical education today are the teaching of professionalism in medicine—how to ensure that future physicians can meet the increased expectations the public now places on medicine. This book believes that the key to securing medicine’s future lies in...

2014-07-01 08:29:33

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team now among the largest in the nation HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Children's Heart Center is excited to announce the addition of two new members to its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team: pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Peter Ermis, and pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Wilson Lam. Texas Children's Heart Center is ranked #2 nationally in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World...

2014-06-27 23:07:08

Dr. Arash Bereliani, cardiologist at the Institute for Cardiology and Preventive Medicine in Beverly Hills, comments on a recent study linking processed red meat and heart failure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 A new study in Circulation: Heart Failure, a medical journal put out by the American Heart Association, has found a link between a higher risk of heart failure and the consumption of processed red meat in men. The study was conducted by researchers at the Karolinska...

2014-06-16 20:21:59

FDA Approval Includes High-Risk and Inoperable Indications, Transfemoral and Alternative Access Systems IRVINE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that it has received United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Edwards SAPIEN XT transcatheter aortic heart valve for the treatment of high-risk and inoperable patients...

2014-06-12 11:34:43

American Heart Association The risk of developing cognitive impairment, especially learning and memory problems, is significantly greater for people with poor cardiovascular health than people with intermediate or ideal cardiovascular health, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Cardiovascular health plays a critical role in brain health, with several cardiovascular risk factors also playing a role in higher risk for cognitive decline. Researchers...


Latest heart Reference Libraries

Heart
2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

Heart (journal)
2012-05-14 11:42:00

Heart is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1939 as the British Heart Journal and published biweekly by the BMJ Group. It went online with HighWire Press in 1999. This is the official journal of the British Cardiac Society. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Adam D. Timmis. The journal covers all areas of cardiovascular medicine and surgery. Topics covered include coronary disease, electrophysiology, valve disease, imaging techniques, congenital heart disease, heart...

Cardiology, Journal
2012-04-25 14:04:58

Cardiology is a medical journal established in 1937 (originally under the name Cardiologia) by Bruno Kisch and Wilhelm Loffler. Its name was changed to Cardiology in 1971. It is published by Karger. The editor-in-chief is J.S. Borer. This journal is subtitled 'International Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Pathology and Pharmacology.' In 2005 it incorporated the medical journal Heart Drug. Topics covered by the journal are published first reports on original clinical,...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.