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2014-09-15 12:27:26

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP). The study, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), found participants consuming the highest amount of protein (an average of 100 g protein/day) had a 40 percent lower risk of having high blood pressure compared to the lowest intake level. One of three U.S. adults has...

2014-09-13 12:20:33

Transcatheter Valve Durability Sustained Through Five Years WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced the presentation of five-year clinical outcomes for inoperable patients treated in The PARTNER Trial, the world's only prospective randomized trial for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in patients deemed too sick for open-heart...

2014-09-10 23:09:24

Dr. Arash Bereliani of the Beverly Hills Institute for Cardiology & Preventive Medicine explains a recent Time Magazine article discussing government panel findings that show how healthier habits and behavioral counseling can lessen the risks of heart attacks and help cardiologists provide successful treatment. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 An August 26, 2014 article from Time Magazine spotlighted recent findings by a government-appointed panel that showed how changing...

2014-09-02 23:04:30

Study by Thomson Reuters reveals most impactful global scientific researchers Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 David J. Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., and John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., cardiologists with Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City and the University of Missouri – Kansas City, have dedicated their professional lives to cardiovascular research, producing innovative and impactful science that has defined and shaped cardiovascular care across the country. In...

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...


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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