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2014-08-04 12:27:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The start of a new school year in the Keystone State typically means a new Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) fall sports season is here. With plenty of energy after a summer of training, student-athletes and coaches are eager to hit the fields and courts for official practices, while fans start to make plans for Friday Night Lights. The fall months are an exciting time for those who enjoy sports whether...

2014-05-29 13:53:42

Johns Hopkins Medicine Understanding of mechanism could lead to new drug treatment A genetic variant linked to sudden cardiac death leads to protein overproduction in heart cells, Johns Hopkins scientists report. Unlike many known disease-linked variants, this one lies not in a gene but in so-called noncoding DNA, a growing focus of disease research. The discovery, reported in the June 5 issue of The American Journal of Human Genetics, also adds to scientific understanding of the...

2014-05-19 23:10:45

GranuFlo Lawsuit Claims Pending in Federal GranuFlo Recall Litigation in Massachusetts Allege GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Dialysis Drugs Caused Patients to Suffer Life-Threatening Heart Side effects, Including Heart Attack, Stroke and Sudden Cardiac Death. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The litigation underway in Massachusetts federal court for product liability claims filed in the wake of the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall has grown to include more than 1,700 GranuFlo...

2014-05-10 16:21:21

New studies shed light on important heart health topics including gender and insurance disparities, screenings for young athletes and weight-loss surgery outcomes SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 35th Annual Scientific Sessions, new research was unveiled that will advance the electrophysiology (EP) field and ultimately improve overall patient care. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2014-04-16 23:02:11

The Firm is actively filing GranuFlo recall lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered sudden cardiac death, heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems after use of this medication and NaturaLyte. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes a significant increase in the number of cases filed since last month in a federal GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) litigation underway in the District of Massachusetts, where more...

2014-04-03 12:25:56

Pilot trial shows blood test much more effective than current risk stratifications A researcher at the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals has found that a simple blood test can predict a person's risk for sudden cardiac death, enabling physicians to more quickly and accurately assess a patient's need for an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD). That paper by Samuel C. Dudley, M.D., Ph.D, chief of cardiology at the CVI, is published online in...

2014-02-13 23:26:37

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to endorse Parent Heart Watch (PHW), a grassroots organization of parents and partners solely dedicated to reducing the potentially-disastrous consequences of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in youth. The objectives of PHW in the areas of education, prevention, recognition, and appropriate emergency action aligns them very well with the intentions of NYSATA and all levels of athletic training-related associations....

2014-01-04 23:04:32

The Firm is representing individuals who allegedly suffered serious heart problems, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death, related to the 2012 GranuFlo recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, sudden cardiac death, and other serious heart injuries following administration of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates...

2013-12-23 23:00:40

The Firm is representing clients in dialysis lawsuits that allege the use of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates caused patients to suffer serious heart problems, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 More than 400 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/ ) filed in the wake of last year’s recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs continue to progress in the federal multidistrict...


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