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Study shows marriage makes healthy hearts
In a day when the institution of marriage is challenged, ridiculed, maligned, redefined and denigrated, it's refreshing to read something positive about this God-ordained covenant.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
New cardiac MRI reveals hidden heart disorders
One Austin man and five of his relatives now have the chance at a much healthier life thanks to the genetic disorder revealed only through a cardiac MRI.
NHS whistleblower wins tribunal
Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers Cardiologist Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust during a years-long "witch hunt", according to Ashfords LLP.
My Mother Lode
Checkup turns up clear for hospitalized Tarkanian
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is expected to leave a Las Vegas hospital soon after doctors performed a diagnostic procedure and determined no immediate surgical treatment was needed.
The Jersey Journal
Dr. Jayant Barai of Westfield elected as president of medical staff at East Orange Hospital
Dr. Jayant Barai has been recently elected as the president of medical staff at East Orange General Hospital in New Jersey for a term of two years.
Surveyed U.S. Physicians Expect Strong Uptake of Novel Oral Anticoagulants for the Treatment of VTE
Surveyed emergency room physicians and cardiologists indicate that they currently use Bayer/Janssen's Xarelto in 14 percent and 31 percent of their patients respectively, with over two-thirds of surveyed physicians increasing their use of Xarelto by 2015.
Study: Shorter runs lead to longer life
Dr. Martin Matsumura recently got a lesson in today's media-saturated world: The slow march of science can't keep up with a hyper-connected society.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
John Muir Health Studying Next Generation Treatment for Blocked Arteries Using a Dissolvable Scaffold
The ABSORB III clinical trial is focused on a new type of medical device called a bioresorbable vascular scaffold , similar to a stent, that is used to open blocked arteries and leaves no foreign body inside the patient except two tiny markers to identify where the device was originally placed.
Silk Road Medical seeks a shorter path to prevent strokes
When Erica Rogers left the vascular business in 1999, carotid artery stenting was The Next Big Thing for interventional cardiologists.
The Victoria Advocate
Citizens Medical Center case slowed by appeal
Federal Judge Gregg Costa agreed April 14 to stay depositions for a case claiming the county-owned hospital and its officials violated the False Claims Act.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Survey: Ivabradine Set to Become - Gold Standard' in Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure
Decision Resources Group, a health-care research firm located in Burlington, Mass., finds that ivabradine - available in Europe as Procoralan - is poised to become the clinical "gold standard" in the treatment of chronic heart failure .
Cardio-Oncology Clinic Established at The Mount Sinai Hospital
Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital .
Lansing State Journal
Former Vice President Dick Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems
Former Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Grand Rapids next week with his cardiologist to discuss Cheney's history of heart problems.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
NH doctors: There's more to Medicare list than meets the eye
A Portsmouth eye doctor who started a 15-doctor practice received $1.89 million in Medicare payments in 2012, more than any other physician in New Hampshire, according to an expanded list of physicians and other health care providers who bill Medicare.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Test accurately rules out heart attacks in the ER
A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.
A melting stent? Providence will find out if it's a better alternative
Providence Health and Vascular Center is the only Oregon hospital helping test a new type of heart stent that is not metal and melts away once it's done its job.
Judge recommends dismissing government lawsuit accusing Infirmary Health of fraud
MOBILE, Alabama - A federal judge has recommended throwing out a whistle-blower lawsuit against Infirmary Health Inc. and Infirmary Medical Clinics, a corporate entity that the nonprofit set up in the 1980s to acquire physician practices.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
3rd National Heart failure Summit begins
Chandigarh, Apr 12 : The Third National Heart failure Summit and Live Workshop and Symposium on Interventional Cardiology began here today.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Durham cardiac patients exercise for good health
Cardiologist Dr. Rakesh Bhargava runs an ongoing cardiac rehab program. The program for seniors and cancer survivors helps to strengthen their hearts under strict supervision at his Oshawa clinic.