Navigation Links
The Women's Heart Health Initiative announces creation of new women's cardiology research fellowship
Date:12/22/2008

New York, NY December 22, 2008 The Women's Heart Health Initiative at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will announce the creation of a new fellowship dedicated to gender-specific research that will improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women. The announcement will take place during a February luncheon featuring Mehmet C. Oz, MD.

"Women face unique challenges to successful diagnosis and treatment of heart disease because they develop different forms of the disease than men," said Alexandra J. Lansky, MD, Director of the Women's Heart Health Initiative, "Recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease have historically been based on studies conducted primarily in middle-aged men. Most current trials continue to enroll too few women to determine if tests and treatments work equally well in both sexes. By establishing a research fellowship dedicated to gender-specific research, the Women's Heart Health Initiative hopes to identify treatments and preventive strategies that are effective in women and improve the outcomes and quality of life of women with or at risk for heart disease."

The Art of Living Well: A Woman's Guide to Preventing Heart Disease will take place on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at Tavern on the Green in New York City. Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, one of America's leading physicians, will be the Keynote Speaker and lead this meaningful, in-depth discussion.


'/>"/>

Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
212-851-9311
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Womenshealthchannel Enhancements Support Pregnant Teens
2. Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems
3. Use of certain lipid measures not more effective in predicting coronary heart disease
4. Restricting Blood Flow May Help Heart Bypass Patients
5. Urban Smog Tough on Young Adults Hearts
6. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
7. Vitamin Es lack of heart benefit linked to dosage
8. Drug That Lowers Resting Heart Rate Being Tested
9. Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk
10. Embryonic Stem Cells Repair Human Heart
11. U of M study: Early treatment can reverse heart damage
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Leadership of ... today announced the organization has earned its ISO 13485 certification, indicating the company’s ... with all rules and policies associated with ISO quality standard 13485. , ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... The Lung Institute has partnered ... cessation class starting June 6 at their clinic in downtown Tampa. The class is ... the Lung Institute has created a free downloadable 4 Week Smoking Cessation Guide ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... offering campers a multitude of activities from daily practices, arts & crafts, discussions, ... Camp Directors Amber East-D’Anna and Christy Evans have combined backgrounds in kids’ yoga, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... The MIAMI Institute for Age ... speaker Dr. Adonis Maiquez MD, ABAARM. Dr. Adonis , Wellness Physician of the ... a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine. , He also heads up FITTLab, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Power Systems, a leading developer and supplier ... Course in Stoughton, Massachusetts. The course was led by Power Systems’ Education Coordinator, ... interactive course to qualify participants as certified PowerWave trainers. , PowerWave is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... India , May 25, 2016 ... Animation Market by Type (3D, 2D, 4D), by Therapeutic ... Education), by End User (Medical Device Manufacturers, Hospitals/ Clinics) ... studies the global Medical Animation Market for the forecast ... to reach USD 301.3 Million by 2021 from USD ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 2016  According to Kalorama Information, the world ... 2015.  Though these are challenging times in the ... success for companies that remain optimistic and seek ... growth prospects medical device companies spend a higher ... (R&D) than do companies in other industries.  Also, ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 Digital ... issuance to it by the US Patent and ... company,s technology includes proprietary processes for electronic opt-­in ... health and wellness programs, HIPAA compliance and otherwise. ... "Our technology allows ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: