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2014-10-01 04:21:55

Implantable Gel May Revolutionize the Treatment of Patients Who Lose the Ability to Pump Blood Efficiently to the Body LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoneStar Heart, Inc. today announced that it received the CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) for its Algisyl-LVR® hydrogel implant, the company's lead product for the treatment of advanced heart failure (HF). Classified in Europe and in the U.S. as a medical device, Algisyl-LVR is intended to reverse HF progression in...

2014-09-26 16:23:47

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 24, 2014 Heart Hospital of Austin became the first facility in Texas to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor 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. The CardioMEMS HF System features a sensor that is implanted in the...

2014-09-18 16:27:32

ReportsnReports.com offers Acute Heart Failure - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 and Chronic Heart Failure Pipeline Review, H2 2014' research reports in its store. The reports provide an overview of the Acute Heart Failure's therapeutic pipeline and Chronic Heart Failure's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- These reports provide comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Acute Heart Failure and Chronic Heart Failure, complete with comparative...

2014-09-18 12:29:13

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Don Cherry and Terry Leon receive National Awards at Kidney Foundation of Canada 50(th) Anniversary Breakfast in recognition of their outstanding commitment to raising awareness of organ donation and the importance of early risk assessment for kidney disease. Their family experiences with kidney failure are poignantly shared in the Foundation's 50 Kidney Stories anniversary magazine. Don Cherry - Recipient, Kidney Foundation of Canada...

2014-09-18 08:28:52

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using its CytoSorb® blood purification technology to treat life-threatening inflammatory conditions such as sepsis, is a proud sponsor of: -- World Sepsis Day 2014 organized by the Global Sepsis Alliance -- The short film "97 seconds for sepsis" produced by the Global Sepsis Alliance -- The 3(rd) Annual Celebration of Sepsis Heroes...

2014-09-15 08:29:19

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cardiac POC Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Cardiac POC is a medical test performed near to the site of the patient. The Cardiac POCs are simple medical blood tests that include cholesterol and coagulation testing. Cardiac POC tests include Troponin and brain natriuretic peptide tests, which are used to diagnose cardiovascular...

2014-09-14 12:21:00

Dr. Gary Francis to receive 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award LAS VEGAS, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Failure Society of America's (HFSA) 18(th) Annual Scientific Meeting convenes on Sunday, September 14(th), 2014 at the Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas. This four-day meeting--a forum for heart failure specialists to present research findings and advances in treatment--will address emerging trends in research and new developments in the approach to treating patients with all stages...

2014-09-12 08:25:05

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now in its 12th year of providing a voice for people who have kidney disease and are passionate about writing, Renal Support Network (RSN) announces the winners of its Annual Essay Contest. This year's theme was "Explain a Choice You've Made to Improve your Health and How It Could Benefit Others." Entrants needed to meet only one qualification-- to have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Essays were submitted from patients...

2014-09-11 23:07:37

St. Elizabeth Health Center received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third consecutive year. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 St. Elizabeth Health Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third year in a row. St. Elizabeth Health Center earned the award by meeting stringent quality...

2014-09-10 08:30:28

Portability of System One allows four riders to travel to Oregon and dialyze during the ride LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, is proud to support four kidney failure patients performing home hemodialysis (HHD) treatment with the NxStage® System One(TM) as they ride in the eighth annual Tour DaVita®. Beginning on September 14 in Oregon, each patient will bike up to 257 miles...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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