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2014-05-21 23:01:11

International Experts to Educate About Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Morristown, NJ Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 On May 30-June 1, the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA) will hold its 16th annual meeting, “Navigating the HCM Heart” at Morristown Medical Center. According to HCMA, a national, nonprofit organization (4hcm.org), HCM is the most common of all genetic heart conditions, affecting 1 in 500 people – or as many as an estimated 600,000 people in the United...

2014-04-17 00:21:10

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart Metabolics Limited, a new Irish biotechnology company focused on development of drugs for cardio-metabolic diseases, has announced the completion of a $20 million Series A financing from venBio, Seroba Kernel Life Sciences, Brandon Capital Partners (on behalf of AustralianSuper) and AshHill. The proceeds from this financing have supported Heart Metabolics Limited in acquiring a Phase 3-ready drug candidate and related preclinical drug...

2014-02-12 12:32:31

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, announced today the opening of the Chanin T. Mast Center for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, offering a new approach to the diagnosis and treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). A congenital disease that causes abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, forcing the heart to work harder to pump blood or relax and fill with blood, HCM afflicts...

2013-10-17 23:32:32

The symptoms of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy are often dismissed, and the condition remains undiagnosed, until a young person experiences a cardiac arrest resulting in death. HCMA and GeneDx team up to identify kids at risk of HCM. Rockaway Township, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 We've all seen the news headlines about young, school-aged athletes collapsing on the field or court and dying unexpectedly of a heart attack. In many instances, this is due to an undiagnosed heart defect called...

2013-03-11 14:59:55

The risk of cardiovascular sudden death was very small and only about 30% of the incidence were due to diseases that could be reliably detected by pre-participation screening, even with 12-lead ECGs, according to research in a U.S. high school athlete population presented March 10 at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Sessions. Sudden death in young competitive athletes due to cardiovascular disease is an important community issue, which could impact the design of...

2013-01-03 15:33:40

When a young athlete dies unexpectedly on the basketball court or the football field, it's both shocking and tragic. Now Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have, for the first time, identified the molecular basis for a condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that is the most common cause for this type of sudden cardiac death. To do so, the Stanford scientists created induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells, from the skin cells of 10 members of a family with a...


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