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2014-04-15 23:08:27

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The Cardio-Oncology Clinic, located at the Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and...

2014-04-04 23:03:08

Mount Sinai Heart’s Dr. Fergus Inaugurated at ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception During the American College of Cardiology 2014 Scientific Session New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Fergus’ inauguration occurred on the evening of Sunday, March 30 at the ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception held...

2014-03-31 13:41:48

The 6-month follow-up data from the METOCARD-CNIC trial are published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology The initial results of this trial were published a few months ago (Circulation. 2013;128:1495-1503), and showed that patients who received this treatment during emergency transit to hospital had much smaller amounts of dead heart muscle than those randomly assigned to receive no treatment. The new study shows that the proportion of patients with a severely...

2014-02-06 23:21:33

Electrophysiologist Vivek Reddy, MD, of Mount Sinai Heart Launches International LEADLESS II Clinical Research Trial Testing New Investigational Leadless Pacemaker New York, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 This February during American Heart Month, Vivek Reddy, MD, of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital implanted the United States’ first miniature-sized, leadless cardiac pacemaker directly inside a patient’s heart without surgery. The leads-free pacemaker is implanted by a...

2014-02-03 23:20:22

This February During American Heart Month World-Renowned Cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Heart Shares His Heart Disease Prevention Expertise New York, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 February is American Heart Month. It reminds all Americans that promotion of heart health is the most critical prevention tool we have available today in cardiovascular medicine, according to Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, a global leader in the field of cardiology for more than three decades....

2014-01-20 23:03:55

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Designs HDL Nanoparticle to Deliver Statin Medication Inside Inflamed Blood Vessels to Prevent Repeat Heart Attacks and Stroke New York, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Up to 30 percent of heart attack patients suffer a new heart attack because cardiologists are unable to control inflammation inside heart arteries — the process that leads to clots rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke. But a report in Nature Communications by Icahn...

2014-01-12 23:00:32

Mount Sinai Heart leads international research team testing new sugar-based tracer to help in the cardiovascular imaging hunt for inflamed high-risk, vulnerable artery plaques before they rupture. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 An international research team led by Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing its novel sugar-based tracer contrast agent to be used with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to help in the hunt for dangerous...

2013-12-03 23:01:55

Mount Sinai Hospital’s Cardiologists Contribute to the Creation of Newly Proposed MOGE(S) Classification System for Cardiomyopathy Disorders, with an Easy-to-Use Online Diagnostic App for Physicians New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Leading cardiologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital have contributed to the development of a new classification system called MOGE(S) for cardiomyopathies, the diseases of the heart muscle which can lead to heart enlargement and heart failure. The new...

2013-11-25 23:20:10

Selected from More Than 15 Million Scientists, World’s Most Powerful Researchers include Dr. Dennis S. Charney, Dr. Carlos Cordon-Cardo, Dr. Valentin Fuster, and Dr. Eric J. Nestler from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is pleased to announce four of its world-renowned physician-scientists are on the new list of the 400 most highly influential biomedical scientists in the world, published in the...

Preschoolers Learn Heart-Healthy Habits From Sesame Street
2013-11-20 09:07:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Preschool-age children can learn heart-healthy eating habits, thanks in part to the long-running television program Sesame Street, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas on Monday. The data presented at the conference was from a three-year follow-up study of preschoolers in Bogotá, Colombia conducted by Dr. Valentin Fuster, the Director of Mount Sinai...