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2014-01-06 12:22:22

New Study in Women's Health Issue of Clinical Chemistry Shows That Gender-Based Tests Do Not Improve Prediction of Women's Risk of Heart Attack, Cardiovascular Death WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The symptoms of heart disease are often less obvious in women than in men, and as a result, some experts have recommended changing current medical practice and using separate criteria to identify the disease and predict its progression in women. However, new findings...

2013-09-26 16:26:52

Cardiac Disease Management Assay Available on Entire Immunoassay Portfolio BREA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering the precision, clinical sensitivity and clinical specificity necessary to assist physicians with the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI), Beckman Coulter, Inc. announces the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its new Access AccuTnI+3 troponin I assay for use on the UniCel DxI series of immunoassay systems. Following the June...

2013-09-24 10:31:16

Blood samples still the gold standard Researchers have determined that fingerstick cardiac troponin I assay testing using thepoint-of-care i-STAT device is not accurate enough to determine the exact troponin level without the application of a corrective term. The study was funded by the Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center and was published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. The study was conducted by Devin Loewenstein, BS, Christine Stake,...

2013-03-25 12:27:07

TOTOWA, N.J., and SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From the 2013 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Convention One of the leading complaints in the Emergency Department is chest pain and the timely detection of a heart attack is essential. Because of this, VectraCor, Inc., an emerging medical device company for cardiovascular solutions, is pleased to announce that The Johns Hopkins Hospital presented an abstract at the ACC conference in San Francisco that utilized their...

2013-01-09 08:26:12

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 17 million people throughout the world die annually of cardiovascular diseases, specifically heart attacks or strokes.(1) Time is a critical factor in diagnosing and treating people who may be having a potential heart attack. To aid physicians in detecting heart attacks sooner, Abbott announced today CE Marking (Conformite Europeenne) for the ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I Assay. Diagnosing Potential Heart...

2012-07-20 01:55:31

Max Planck scientists bring the basis of muscle movement into sharper focus Muscle contraction and many other movement processes are controlled by the interplay between myosin and actin filaments. Two further proteins, tropomyosin and troponin, regulate how myosin binds to actin. While theoretical models have in fact described exactly how these muscle proteins interact, this interaction has never previously been observed in detail. Stefan Raunser and Elmar Behrmann from the Max Planck...