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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press

Health Insider: Clinical trials don't reflect real-world patients

People who take part in clinical trials of new heart disease treatments are generally younger and healthier than the typical heart patient, a new study confirms.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles

8 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

New heart failure drug could reduce death by 20 per cent, trial shows

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia, CT

11 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Semple Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Becky Semple of Hartsburg has been recognized as the August Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

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Related Topix: Hartsburg, IL, Lincoln, IL, Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Springfield, IL

15 hrs ago | Medical News

Novel document on ventricular arrhythmias published in EP Europace

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

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | Drugs.com

Novartis' new heart failure medicine LCZ696 cut cardiovascular...

Today at the European Society of Cardiology congress and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine, Novartis revealed that its investigational heart failure medicine, LCZ696, was superior to ACE-inhibitor enalapril on key endpoints in the largest heart failure study ever done[1],[6].

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15 hrs ago | Freshnews

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

Royal Philips today announced the launch of Affiniti, a new ultrasound system designed to enable global hospitals and health systems to overcome the demands of increasing patient volumes and cost pressures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Royal Philips Electronics

19 hrs ago | KIII

Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

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 percent.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Northwestern University

19 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

First-of-a-kind Novartis heart failure drug saves lives, cuts hospitalizations in big 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 per cent.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Northwestern University

19 hrs ago | Medical News

ESC Guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases published in European Heart Journal

The first comprehensive ESC Guidelines on aortic diseases are published today. They are presented at ESC Congress 2014 by Task Force Chairpersons Professor Raimund Erbel and Professor Victor Aboyans .

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22 hrs ago | Nerve News

Don't rely on YouTube videos to save lives

YouTube is full of videos depicting life saving techniques like Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation and Basic Life Support but only a handful of these provide instructions which are consistent with recent health guidelines, says a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cape Gazette

Baywood Greens to host Go Red for Women Sept. 17

At left, Mouhanad Freih, MD, an interventional cardiologist and member of the Beebe Medical Staff, accepts Beebe Healthcare's first Standards of Excellence Award in 2012 from Jeffrey Hawtof, MD, vice president of Medical Operations and Informatics.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Long Neck, DE, Lewes, DE, Nursing

Wall Street Journal

Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession

What happens when doctors are unhappy? They have unhappy patients. A new memoir, 'Doctored,' presents one cardiologist's take on the challenges facing American medicine and the real impact on patient care.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Principal helps save stricken man with CPR

A Kansas cardiologist says a school principal who performed CPR on one of his patients helped save the man's life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kansas City, KS

Machine Design

Pumps Inside Arteries Help Cardiac Patients

Cardiologists will soon be fitting patients' aortas with tiny pumps to help diseased hearts rest and heal, thanks to engineers at Procyrion Inc. , Houston, who designed a circulatory-assist device.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Circulation, Health

University at Buffalo

UB cardiologist is appointed to prestigious review committee that advises directors of NHLBI and NIH

John M. Canty Jr., MD, the Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor of Medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB's chief of cardiovascular medicine, has been appointed to the Heart, Lung and Blood Program Project Review Committee of the National Institutes of Health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, SUNY Buffalo, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Erie County, NY

Miami's Community Newspapers

Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomes Cardiologist Bernard Ashby, MD, MPP, RPVI

Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomes Dr. Bernard Ashby as its newest, full-time attending and assistant professor at Columbia University's Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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Rediff.com

Need trustworthy reviews? Who you gonna call?

This is the concept behind Frilp -- short for Friend's Help -- a new global start-up company, designed by young and enterprising engineers from Chennai.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Nurse Coordinator at Stanford's Adult Congenital Heart Program Has...

Christy Sillman, RN, nurse coordinator for the Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford, has a unique connection with her patients -- she too was born with congenital heart disease.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Startups, Stanford University, Nursing

Cape Gazette

The 8th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon and Fashion Show to take...

At left, Mouhanad Freih, MD, an interventional cardiologist and member of the Beebe Medical Staff, accepts Beebe Healthcare's first annual Standards of Excellence Award in 2012 from Jeffrey Hawtof, MD, Vice Present of Medical Operations and Informatics .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Long Neck, DE, Lewes, DE, Nursing

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Zoobiquity

You and your pet won't be seeing the same heart specialist any time soon, but your doctor and Coco's vet might learn a lot if they talked to each other.

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