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36 min ago | Cath Lab Digest

Radiation Exposure Concerns, Increased Precision Driving Growth of Corindus Vascular Robotics

Robotic-assisted coronary angioplasties a solution today for hospitals across the country Waltham, MA - July 23, 2014 - As attention increases on the effects of radiation exposure among interventional cardiologists , Corindus Vascular Robotics announced the recent installations of its CorPath System at five facilities: UH Case Medical Center, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Corindus, Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Virginia Commonwealth University

4 hrs ago | The Standard

Easy heartbeat checks to help prevent strokes

A new portable device that diagnoses an abnormal heart rhythm in just 30 seconds will help identify patients at risk of heart failure and strokes.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Medicine

8 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

Cardiologist joins Hartford HealthCare Norwich

Cardiologist Dr. Amr Atef, a member of the medical staff at The William W. Backus Hospital has joined Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, the hospital announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Norwich, CT, Medicine

13 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

New study could lead to biological pacemakers

In a recently released study, researchers claim they have reprogrammed heart cells in living animals to regulate erratic heartbeats and even cure diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine

23 hrs ago | TwinCities

My Pet World:

Feline heart disease and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis are two of the most devastating diseases in cats.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Ithaca, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Post-Tribune

Infant fights to overcome rare disorders

Some might say it's her fierce love for Adrian that has kept him alive. More might believe that a miracle has come into play.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Business Journal

Cole, partners sever ties with Mercy, head back to private practice

Cardiologist Dr. Patricia Cole and her seven partners are leaving Mercy Clinic to set up a private practice once again.

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Related Topix: Medicine

KSL-TV

Controlling the silent killer

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, University of Utah, Health Care Provider, Nephrology

Customer Interaction Solutions

Results of First-in-Human Study of Transcatheter Technologies' TAVI...

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH , an emerging medical device company that is developing a third-generation transcatheter aortic valve implantation system- TRINITY -announced today that results of a first-in-human clinical study of its TRINITY system have been published ahead of print publication in the July issue of the peer-reviewed medical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Venezuela, World News

TheAlternativePress.com

Robert Wood Johnson Partnering with Raritan Rehab Facility

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held June 12 at Rehab at River's Edge in Raritan to launch "A Breath of Fresh Care," a program focused on reducing hospital readmission rates for congestive heart failure patients.

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Related Topix: Raritan, Heart Failure, Health, Raritan, NJ, Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CNN

Blending Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine

Dr. Helen H. Hu. OMD, L.Ac San Diego has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine since the age of 12. She has been a Cardiologist and Practitioner of integrated medicine for 9 years.

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Bangkok Post

Staying healthy is a full-time job

Annual health check-ups have become quite a norm these days, and many companies and health insurance companies usually offer them to their employees or insurees.

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Related Topix: Medicine

BioSpace

Milestone Pharmaceuticals Appoints Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Plat is a board-certified cardiologist with extensive experience in cardiovascular drug development.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Healthcare Industry

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sunday sit-down: Chrissy Gaffney

Chrissy Gaffney , 48 Co-founder and president/treasurer of Youth Heart Watch of Central Massachusetts Lives in: Worcester Family: Husband, Steve; sons Danny, 16, and Sean, 14; and daughter Erin, 13 Chrissy Gaffney was born with a hole in her heart, but nobody knew it until she was 12. One day while running in sixth-grade gym class she had trouble ... (more)

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The Day

A toast to your health ... and then some

I went to St. Petersburg Russia last month with heart surgeon Dr. Mike Dewar and his Yale-affiliated group from the Almazov Foundation, a nonprofit group that trains Russian cardiologists and surgeons.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Non-Profit

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Medical News Today

Niacin for cholesterol now linked to death risk, dangerous side effects and no benefits

After 50 years of being a mainstay cholesterol therapy, niacin should no longer be prescribed for most patients due to potential increased risk of death, dangerous side effects and no benefit in reducing heart attacks and strokes , writes Northwestern Medicine preventive cardiologist Donald Lloyd-Jones, M.D., in a New England Journal of Medicine ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Cholesterol, Health, Diabetes, Heart Disease

Fri Jul 18, 2014

USA Today

Boy recovering after odyssey of illnesses

Boy recovering after odyssey of illnesses CINCINNATI - 4-year-old Liam Sprague survives cancer and a stroke to get a heart transplant.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Oncology

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Hospital buys machine to improve heart screening

A new piece of medical imaging equipment promises to improve Barton Memorial Hospital's ability to screen people for heart disease, the United States' leading cause of death.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine

Science

[Feature] The elusive heart fix

Thirteen years ago, cardiologists began testing a radical new treatment in people: infusing a mix of bone marrow cells, collected from a patient, into his or her heart.

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Related Topix: Medicine

CBS Local

Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S.

Cardiologists are welcoming a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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