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Regado Biosciences, Inc. Adds World-Class Interventional Cardiologist ...
Regado will benefit from Dr. Bhatt's expertise in cardiovascular intervention and years of experience leading international cardiovascular clinical trials, as the Company actively enrolls patients in its Phase 3 REGULATE-PCI study and positions REG-1 as a potential standard of care for anticoagulant use in percutaneous coronary intervention ... (more)
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Children's Hospital Shoe Shiner Retires After Donating $200K
There's no telling how many shoes he's shined for doctors and staff. But we do know how much he's donated to the hospital's free care fund: all his tips, totaling $220,000.
Cold Weather Troubles The Heart
"Just exposure to cold weather increases the work of the heart significantly," says Dr. Francis Redican, a cardiologist at West Penn Hospital.
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Christmas village brings joy to patients
The hundreds of tiny Victorian-era figurines almost seem alive. The children skate and sled in their mountain village, bundled against the cold.
Heart test could cut diagnosis time frame
A new diagnostic test made in Ireland could significantly reduce the time it takes doctors to diagnose if a person is suffering a heart attack.
Change in itinerary on anniversary trip called a lifesaver after heart attack
Robertson County residents Jack and Mary Jones were just starting a trip to Virginia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina to commemorate their 25th wedding anniversary this summer when the unthinkable happened.
Hospitals absorb medical practices, raise prices
Quietly, the names of hospital systems - PinnacleHealth, Holy Spirit - have appeared outside doctor's offices and other medical providers throughout the region.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Erick Avelar joins Oconee Heart and Vascular Center
Erick Avelar, M.D., recently joined Oconee Heart and Vascular Center, a full-service cardiac practice that's part of St. Mary's Medical Group.
Henry Ford Hospital Implants New Defibrillator for People at Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
A new internal defibrillator, on the cusp of a new standard of care in American cardiology to treat patients for a major heart risk, is being used at Henry Ford Hospital .
Grand Rapids cardiologist's heart-attack study named one of top 100 science stories of 2013
A Grand Rapids cardiologist's breakthrough study on the cause of heart attacks made the list of the top 100 science stories of the year by Discover magazine.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Erie Times News
Hamot cardiologist named to state board
Dev Sharma, M.D., who in 1974 co-founded Medicor Associates with William Underhill, M.D., has been appointed by Gov. Tom Corbett to serve on the State Board of Medicine of Pennsylvania.
Book Discussion on [Heart]
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his longtime cardiologist, Jonathan Reiner, talked about their book, Heart: An American Medical Odyssey , in which they discuss Mr.Cheney's history with heart disease and ..
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Stents may not help clogged kidney arteries
New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure -- placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Renown Response to St. Mary's Lawsuit
It is unfortunate that Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center now owned by Prime Healthcare Services, a Californian based for-profit corporation and eight of its cardiologists have chosen to attack Renown in this way.
St.Jude introduces mobile simulator to train cardiologists - Indiatalkies.com
Hyderabad, Dec 14: St. Jude Medical Inc, one of the world's leading medical devices company, has introduced in India a unique mobile virtual reality simulator to train cardiologists and electrophysiologists in treatment of atrial fibrillation or heart rhythm disorders.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Saint Mary's Cardiology Team Expands to Yerington
Saint Mary's Cardiology will open a new practice near South Lyon Medical Center in Yerington on December 17. The practice will be located at 210 South Whitacre.
Reubens That Don't Kill You Make You Stronger
I can't decide if the cooks at Odessa , one of our favorite dive-diners in the East Village, are sadists or just really in love with life.
Texas Children's Center for Preventive Cardiology is the only...
The center is the only one of its kind in that offers multidisciplinary, specialized care for children with these risk factors or who have a strong family history of cardiac disease, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure or the diagnosis of The Center for Preventive Cardiology manages the care of children diagnosed with hyperlipidemia or ... (more)
Research shows correlation between adult height and underlying heart disease
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation research cardiologist Dr. Michael Miedema is the lead author of a paper published by Circulation - Cardiovascular Imaging , a journal of the American Heart Association, that suggests a connection between an adult's height and the prevalence of coronary artery calcium , a direct marker of plaque in the arteries ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Awards And Certifications From Dec. 12
Spectrum Cardiovascular Research Selected To Discover's Top 100: Original cardiovascular research conducted at Spectrum Health has been selected by Discover Magazine as one of the "100 Top Stories of 2013."