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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

On the Outside Looking In

I realize that as someone who works in a clinic for the uninsured, chronically ill in Texas, I have inadvertently painted a rosy picture of the lives of our least fortunate citizens.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Calcium scoring can be an effective tool for assessing heart disease...

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Women's heart disease is deadly, often caught later than in men

According to Go Red for Women and the American Heart Association, heart disease kills about one woman every minute.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Hypertension

Butter and fatty acids may not be as unhealthy as previously thought

Butter and fatty acids have previously been linked to high levels of bad cholesterol and risk of heart disease and stroke.


Related Topix: Social Software, Life, Food, Dieting

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Dr. Richard Lange to Become Founding President of TTUHSC at El Paso

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance announced today that Dr. Richard Lange has been selected as the sole finalist for the position of founding president and new dean at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.


Related Topix: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas, University of North Texas, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Confronting hypertensive heart diseases

H Ow often do you check your blood pressure? Do you know that High Blood Pressure, HBP, could lead to what experts call Hypertensive heart disease? Beware! Hypertensive heart disease is the No.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Heart Failure

Free Republic

A Fully Functional 3-D Printed Heart Sooner Than You Think

The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute's executive and scientific director, Stuart K. Williams, PhD, has set his sights on a fully functional, implantable 3-D bioprinted human heart, which could provide a potential cure for heart disease.


Related Topix: Health, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, University of Delaware

Hispanic Business

Neovasc Inc. Reports Financial Results For 2013

The early success of the first Tiara implantations has generated considerable excitement among those working in the structural heart disease field, and the results to date, while preliminary, are very encouraging for the future of this program.


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Sys-Con Media

Heart Metabolics Limited Launched in Ireland with $20 Million Series A Financing

The proceeds from this financing have supported Heart Metabolics Limited in acquiring a Phase 3-ready drug candidate and related preclinical drug candidates from a U.K. company, HMBL Limited , and will support the company moving these drug candidates forward.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, CV Therapeutics, Health, Heart Failure, Food and Drug Administration

Live Science

There's No Debate: Lowering Salt Cuts Strokes and Heart Attacks

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.


Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Smoking, Medicine, Lung Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

P&T Community

FDA Approves Tanzeum (Albiglutide) to Treat Type-2 Diabetes

The FDA has approved Tanzeum subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type-2 diabetes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Hudson Valley Press

Ulster Heart Walk Raises Funds for Heart and Stroke Research

Hundreds of Hudson Valley residents laced up their sneakers and walked to support the American Heart Association's Heart Walk event at Dietz Stadium on Saturday, March 29th.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Heart, Health, Shokan, NY


Montefiore Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program

Montefiore Medical Center has been selected as one of 15 hospitals in the country to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Health, Yeshiva University

The Tribune-Democrat

Tax deduction for a gym membership?

April marks another tax season when millions of Americans will deduct expenses related to home ownership, children and education from their annual tax bill.


Related Topix: Tax, Health

Chronicle Live

Young heart patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital to tell their views on vital services

Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them.


Related Topix: Health, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Kidney Cancer,


Percutaneous Hemodynamic Support During Scar-Ventricular Tachycardia...

Correspondence to Vivek Y. Reddy, MD, Helmsley Electrophysiology Center, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1030, New York, NY 10029.


Related Topix: Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New Scientist

Popping a polypill makes treating heart disease easier

Taking all your heart drugs in one combined pill appears to work as well as taking them individually.

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Food Industry

UK salt reduction effort has lowered blood pressure and saved lives

Government and industry efforts to slash the level of salt in UK foods has led to a fall in population blood pressure and plummeting rates of heart attack and stroke deaths, according to new data.


Related Topix: Health, Preventive Medicine, Medicine


FTO Genotype, Physical Activity, and Coronary Heart Disease Risk in...

From the Occupational and Environmental Medicine , Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine , and Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden ; Division of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Sweden, World News,


Calcium score predicts future heart disease among adults with little or no risk factors

With growing evidence that a measurement of the buildup of calcium in coronary arteries can predict heart disease risk, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute researchers found that the process of "calcium scoring" was also accurate in predicting the chances of dying of heart disease among adults with little or no known risk of heart disease.


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