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2014-04-10 09:55:23

Findings from the Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure with an Aldosterone Antagonist (TOPCAT) trial, have revealed that adding the medication known as spironolactone (Aldactone) to existing therapy did not significantly reduce the composite time to either death from cardiovascular causes, surviving a cardiac arrest, or hospitaliization to manage heart failure in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction in a study funded by the National Heart, Lung and...

2014-03-05 12:27:31

LEARN Project will Track Cognitive Change in a Comparison Group of Older Individuals, and Initiate the First Tau Imaging Study in a Longitudinal Prevention Trial CHICAGO, March 5,

2014-02-24 08:28:05

Patient Recruitment and Enrollment Now Underway WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc.

2014-02-11 10:45:41

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Carnegie Mellon University have introduced a unique micro-robotic technique to assemble the components of complex materials, the foundation of tissue engineering and 3D printing.

2014-02-03 16:24:54

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that Joseph Loscalzo, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the company's Board of Directors. Dr.

2014-01-13 08:30:21

Research confirms long-held industry standard for optimal medication adherence and finds moderate levels of adherence demonstrated no protective benefit WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan.

Bio-inspired Glue May Improve How Surgeons Treat Congenital Heart Defects And Other Heart Problems
2014-01-09 10:43:36

Researchers developed a bio-inspired adhesive that could rapidly attach biodegradable patches inside a beating heart—in the exact place where congenital holes in the heart occur, such as with ventricular heart defects.

2014-01-09 04:20:41

PARIS, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative adhesive technology published as a cover feature in the high impact journal, Science

Nanomedicine May One Day Be Delivered Orally
2013-11-28 04:43:35

Researchers have developed a new type of nanoparticle that can be absorbed through the digestive tract, bringing the cutting-edge treatment method one-step closer to being administered orally instead of through injections.

2013-10-02 10:22:32

Extended follow-up of the two Women's Health Initiative hormone therapy trials does not support use of hormones for chronic disease prevention, although the treatment may be appropriate for menopausal symptom management in some women.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.