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2 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

New cardiologists and expanded facilities in Vail

Hearts are getting more love and care in Eagle and Summit counties since longstanding cardiologists Dr. Jerry Greenberg and Dr. Nelson Prager made the move from Denver to join the full-time staff at Vail Valley Medical Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vail, CO, Eagle County, CO, Summit County, CO

3 hrs ago | Business North

Heart attack survivors to share stories at Essentia conference

Essentia Health is recognized nationally for its award-winning Heart & Vascular Center at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth.


Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Duluth, MN, Medicine, Bruno, MN

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Saint Luke's docs join list of world's most influential scientists

Two cardiologists at Saint Luke's Mid-America Heart Institute have been included on a list of the 300 most influential minds in clinical medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine

11 hrs ago | Applied Radiology

Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014

PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips announced a new ultrasound system designed to enable global hospitals and health systems to overcome the demands of increasing patient volumes and cost pressures.


Related Topix: Medicine

11 hrs ago | West Australian

Exclusive - "Back to normal" for AstraZeneca CEO, despite Pfizer rumours

Instead, he has spent the last three days immersed in heart science in Barcelona.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Reuters, Oncology, Cancer, Health

11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

High-dose rosuvastatin shrinks coronary plaque in heart attack patients

One year of treatment with the highest dose of the cholesterol-lowering drug rosuvastatin can shrink plaque inside the arteries of patients who have had a certain type of heart attack known as ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction , according to a new study presented today at ESC Congress 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Heart Attack, Switzerland, World News, Europe

15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Ventricular arrhythmias: first expert consensus published

The first expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmias has been published. The novel document compiles current evidence on the diagnosis and management of ventricular arrhythmias and was agreed by international experts from three continents.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

18 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Novartis heart failure drug saves lives, cuts hospitalizations: study

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade - a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20% Doctors say the Novartis drug - which doesn't have a name yet - seems like one of those rare, breakthrough therapies that could quickly change ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Northwestern University

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Michelin-star diet could help you shed pounds

It is hailed as the finest restaurant in the world for its unique twist on Scandinavian fare - with wild berries, fish and dandelions served alongside 'malt soil' and herbs.


Related Topix: Life, Recipes, Medicine, Vegetables, Dining

Energy drinks linked to serious heart problems

Energy drinks can cause dangerous heart problems and even death, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress on Aug. 31. French researchers said the cardiovascular problems associated with energy drinks include angina , heart attack , cardiac arrhythmia and sudden death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Food Science, Food and Drug Administration

PhysOrg Weblog

Location of body fat can increase hypertension risk

People with fat around their abdominal area are at greater risk of developing hypertension when compared to those with similar body mass index but fat concentrations elsewhere on the body, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health


Pricing is key for new heart drugs challenging cheap generics

Doctors looking at highly encouraging clinical trial results for new heart drugs at the world's largest cardiology meeting this week are missing one piece of data that will be critical to their success - the price.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Drinks Business

Wine and tea the recipe for a longer life

Enjoying a glass of wine with dinner combined with regular cups of tea and exercise could be the key to prolonging your life, scientists have claimed.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Recipes, Medicine

App to help deal with emergency heart conditions

Taking the right decision in a matter of seconds is crucial when dealing with heart attacks or acute heart diseases.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Science Daily

Batteryless cardiac pacemaker is based on automatic wristwatch

A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion has been presented by researchers.


Related Topix: Switzerland, World News, Medicine

Physicians evaluate low carb, Paleo and vegan diets for weight loss and diabetes

Chicago cardiologist Dr. Kim Williams believes that vegan diets are best for weight loss and health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dieting, Nutrition

Sys-Con Media

Global Survey of Cardiologists Highlights Complexity of Managing...

"Another particularly important finding was that across all countries surveyed, nearly all cardiologists reported that NVAF patients are likely to have experienced a delay in diagnosis."


Related Topix: Medicine, Stroke, Health

Early Hint At Cardiovascular Outcomes With Sanofi's and...

I cover cardiology news for CardioExchange, a social media website for cardiologists published by the New England Journal of Medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Journalism, 9, Business News

News Max

New Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart Risk in Half

An experimental cholesterol-lowering drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals roughly halved the number of heart attacks and strokes in a clinical trial, researchers reported on Sunday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Biotech, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, University of Iowa

Medical News Today

AF mortality and morbidity high at 1 year despite good anticoagulant use

Mortality and morbidity of atrial fibrillation patients remains high at one year despite good use of oral anticoagulants, according to the one year follow up of the Atrial Fibrillation General Pilot Registry.


Related Topix: Medicine