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2009-08-04 16:18:54

Cooling unconscious cardiac arrest survivors can increase survival and has a cost effectiveness comparable to other widely accepted treatments in modern health care, researchers report in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest "“ in which the heart stops effectively pumping blood through the body "“ annually occurs in about 300,000 adults in the United States."Therapeutic hypothermia is the only post-resuscitation therapy shown to improve...

2009-07-28 12:01:00

TARZANA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than two weeks after instituting new therapeutic hypothermia treatment for heart attack patients, Providence Tarzana Medical Center has applied the body-cooling treatment in three cases - and each patient showed remarkable neurologic recovery. Therapeutic hypothermia treatment, where cardiac arrest patients are cooled to 92 degrees, is being studied nationwide to help prevent brain damage caused by a loss of blood supply. Its initial...

2009-07-20 10:08:00

SAN DIEGO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BeneChill (www.benechill.com) - a privately held medical device company that concentrates on developing products in the therapeutic hypothermia arena with a focus on rapid, non-invasive cooling for use in the field - today announced it has closed a $13.5 million Series C financing. New investor HealthCap (Stockholm) led the financing. Series A and B investors MedVenture Associates, NGN Capital, and the Solon Foundation also participated. Proceeds will be...

2009-07-15 07:05:00

AMSTERDAM and SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Philips (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of InnerCool Therapies Inc., a pioneer in the field of therapeutic hypothermia, which involves the management of a patient's body temperature. InnerCool, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cardium Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CXM), will be acquired in an asset purchase transaction for US $11.25M, as well as the transfer of...

2009-04-15 15:07:00

PATERSON, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 1,000 lives could be saved each year if heart attack patients received faster emergency care during and immediately after a heart attack. Recognizing that each minute lost could mean the difference between saving a life ... and losing it, Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) first responders from St. Joseph's Healthcare System have begun implementing therapeutic cooling in the pre-hospital setting, thereby making St. Joseph's Regional Medical...

2009-03-31 08:09:00

SAN DIEGO, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) and its operating unit InnerCool Therapies, Inc., today reported that hypothermia was the feature of the entire March 2009 issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of Neurotrauma and is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/neu. The issue contains a portfolio of important articles originating from presentations at the Second International Brain Hypothermia Symposium on the role of therapeutic hypothermia in...

2009-03-26 18:45:00

SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today reported highlights and financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, and other important recent developments and outlook for 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO) Recent Developments and 2009 Outlook Cardium's business is focused on the acquisition and strategic development of product opportunities or businesses having the potential...

2009-03-25 05:00:00

Medivance's safe temperature management technology, aggressive fever control may improve neurologic outcomes after stroke or brain injury LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's top-rated neurology programs cool their critically ill stroke and brain injured patients with the non-invasive, safe and technologically advanced Arctic Sun(R) Temperature Management System from Medivance. Nearly 80 percent, or 23 of the 30 top-ranked neurology programs at community and academic...

2009-03-04 10:05:19

U.S. medical scientists say they have successfully demonstrated a non-invasive optical device that monitors cerebral blood flow in stroke patients. University of Pennsylvania researchers said brain blood flow changes in patients with acute stroke are a leading cause of disability and death. The ultimate goal of the research, the scientists said, is to improve the management of patients with stroke and other brain disorders by providing continuous bedside monitoring of brain blood flow and...

2009-02-19 08:40:30

Patients who arrived at specific hospitals within one hour of experiencing stroke symptoms received a powerful clot-busting drug twice as often as those who arrived later in the approved time window for treatment, according to a new study presented today at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2009.Among more than 100,000 patients treated at hospitals participating in the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines"“Stroke (GWTG"“Stroke)...


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