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Hill-Rom Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

... exposure to product liability or other claims, failure of the Company's announced or future strategic ... the spin-off of the funeral services business, failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the spin-off, failure of the Company to execute its acquisition and ...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

... of debt that is in default as a result of the failure to pay principal and interest to the lenders of ... debt that is in default as a result of Sunrise's failure to meet certain financial covenants . Sunrise ... a portfolio of communities owned by HCP, Inc. for failure to meet performance thresholds. On June 18, ...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

... Have or have had hepatitis B Have heart failure Develop symptoms such as persistent fever, ... (some fatal); heart failure, including new heart failure or worsening of heart failure you already have ; allergic reactions ; immune ...

Cell Therapeutics Initiates Process to Obtain Marketing Approval for Pixantrone in Europe

... heart damage that may result in congestive heart failure many years later. As a result, there is a ... including, without limitation, the potential failure of pixantrone to prove safe and effective (including the failure to achieve the overall response rate, complete ...

Sunshine Heart Provides C-Pulse U.S. Clinical Update

... . About Advanced Heart failure Heart failure is a common condition in which the heart becomes ... million people in the United States have heart failure and it results in over 300,000 deaths each year. ...

MULTAQ(R) (dronedarone) for Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter Now Available in the United States

... is contraindicated in patients with severe heart failure (NYHA class IV) or NYHA Class II - III heart failure with a recent decompensation requiring hospitalization or referral to a specialized heart failure clinic. This unstable population corresponds to ...

Texas Kidney Community: CMS Authorization to Survey 22 New Dialysis Centers Excellent First Step Toward Opening Additional Pending Facilities, Creating More Local Jobs

... go a long way towards helping Texans with kidney failure live life to the fullest," said Jess Hall, ... serve the growing number of patients with kidney failure in our state. I applaud the CMS officials for ... Texans suffering from ESRD - also known as kidney failure - rely on dialysis to perform the life-saving ...

Bioheart Announces Acceptance of Marvel-1 Data for Presentation at the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) Meeting

... that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases announced today ... of MARVEL-1 data for presentation at the Heart failure Society of America (HFSA) Meeting September ... Chris O'Connor, MD, Head of Heart failure at Duke University and Thomas Povsic, MD, Ph.D., ...

Studies Affirm Value of Healthy Lifestyle

... relationship between the lifetime risk of heart failure and six lifestyle factors: obesity, exercise, ... a prelude to death. The lifetime risk of heart failure in the 22-year study was about one in five in men ... was adiposity," Djousse said. "The risk of heart failure was 17 percent in men who were overweight or ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

... AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma in patients after failure of prior systemic chemotherapy or intolerance to ... Myocardial damage may lead to congestive heart failure and may occur as the total cumulative dose of ... carefully monitored Congestive heart failure or cardiomyopathy may occur after discontinuation ...

Hospital Care for Heart Attack, Heart Failure Patients Varies Across Nation

... rates for acute care of heart attack and heart failure patients vary significantly from hospital to ... of Medicare fee-for-service patients with heart failure and heart attack. Calculating 30-day death and ... attack admissions and more than 1 million heart failure admissions at almost 5,000 hospitals nationwide, ...

AMB Property Corporation(R) Leases 440,000 SF in Hamburg

... tenants or renewal at lower than expected rent or failure to lease at all or on favorable terms, decreases ... greater than expected capital expenditures, our failure to obtain, renew or extend necessary financing, ... to acquire and in effecting acquisitions, our failure to successfully integrate acquired properties and ...

New strategies to improve treatment and ultimately prevent heart failure in children

... present at birth are the leading cause of heart failure in children. Nearly half a million children in ... and damage acquired after birth that cause heart failure in children. The symposium focused on the ... failure. To advance our ability to treat heart failure in children, it is of critical importance to ...

Atrial fibrillation linked to increased hospitalization in heart failure patients

... with an increased risk of death in heart failure patients, contradicting previous assumptions. ... that the presence of atrial fibrillation in heart failure patients did not increase their risk of death, as ... increased hospitalization due to heart failure only in patients not receiving a beta-blocker or ...

FDA Approves Multaq(R) for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter

... is contraindicated in patients with severe heart failure (NYHA class IV) or NYHA Class II - III heart failure with a recent decompensation requiring hospitalization or referral to a specialized heart failure clinic. This unstable population corresponds to ...

Study examines liver transplantation after drug induced acute liver failure

... serum creatinine, and children whose liver failure was caused by antiepileptic drugs did not fare as ... ). Drug induced acute liver failure is very rare, but can be life-threatening. ... all of the drugs associated with acute liver failure and subsequent liver transplantation, determine ...

Positive CHMP Opinion for JAVLOR(R) in Metastatic Treatment of Bladder Cancer After Failure of a Prior Platinum-Containing Regimen

... cell carcinoma of the urothelial tract after failure of a prior platinum-containing regimen). ... metastatic treatment of bladder cancer after failure of a prior platinum-containing regimen. ... cell carcinoma of the urothelial tract after failure of a prior platinum-containing regimen, where the ...

Cell Therapeutics Completes Pixantrone NDA Submission and Requests Priority Review

... heart damage that may result in congestive heart failure many years later. As a result, there is a ... including, without limitation, the potential failure of pixantrone to prove safe and effective (including the failure to achieve the overall response rate, complete ...

New Heart Valve Repair System Tested for Safety

... atrium. This condition can worsen existing heart failure or cause congestive heart failure, according to a ... two leaflets to close more tightly. "Heart failure prevalence is worsening, and we know that the outcome of congestive heart failure is worse when mitral regurgitation is present," ...

Patients Often Not Told About Abnormal Test Results

... of the results, a new study finds. The failure of doctors and medical facilities to follow-up ... the results. The upshot: more than a 7 percent failure rate in communicating abnormal test results. ... Though the study found no difference in failure rates between facilities that relied exclusively ...

Heart Failure Society of America Applauds Inclusion of End-of-Life and Advanced Care Planning Measures in Senior Navigation and Planning Act

... PAUL, Minn., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart failure Society of America (HFSA) commends the inclusion ... which could potentially benefit millions of heart failure patients, caregivers and families." Thanks ... and surgical management, patients with heart failure often live long, productive, and fulfilling ....

Hospital Bedside Technology Solution Results in 74 Percent Reduction in Heart Failure Readmission Rate

... Care technology on improving outcomes in heart failure care. GetWellNetwork, the leading provider ... Paper reporting significant improvements in heart failure readmission rates, average length of stay and ... the implementation of GetWellNetwork's Heart failure Interactive Care Plan, Sentara Virginia Beach ...

Bioheart to Introduce Improved Heart Failure Monitoring Systems at Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting

... that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases announced today that the company will be introducing its heart failure monitoring systems at the American Association of Heart failure Nurses 5th Annual Meeting. This year's meeting ...

AGH Joins Select Group of Medical Centers in Study of Promising New Technology for Treatment of Heart Failure

... of patients with advanced congestive heart failure (CHF) who are on the waiting list for heart ... of patients with advanced congestive heart failure (CHF) who are on the waiting list for heart ... support its vital organs. Congestive heart failure is the number-one reason for hospitalization in ...

Mayo Genomic Discovery: Protecting Kidney Function During Heart Failure

... the National Academy of Sciences . "Heart failure itself and some of the approaches used to treat ... additional concerns for patients with heart failure is the health of their kidneys," says Dr. Simari. ... Dr. Simari, it had limited use because many heart failure patients experience low blood pressure and BNP ...

FDA Accepts Final Section of NDA Filing for LUCASSIN(R)

... HRS Type 1 is the development of kidney failure in patients with late-stage liver cirrhosis in ... It is characterized by rapid onset of renal failure with a high mortality rate that exceeds 80% ... drug for the treatment of hypoxic respiratory failure in term and near-term newborns, and also is ...

New Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System to be on Display at 2009 American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting

... on Display at 2009 American Association of Heart failure Nurses Annual Meeting. Given that heart failure accounts for 15 million office visits per year ... unmet clinical need to objectively optimize heart failure therapy. ...

Know Your Odds for Heart Failure

... odds of developing heart failure. Heart failure affects an estimated 5 million Americans and is ... blood pressure and diabetes can all raise heart failure risk, said Dr. Ramachandran S. Vasan, a senior ... More information There's more on heart failure at the American Heart Association . ...

Avandia Raises Risk of Heart Failure, Fractures

... significantly raises the risk of both heart failure and bone fractures, but it does not boost the ... no decreased risk, and that includes the heart failure element. If anything, deaths were reduced with ... which are not to use it in people with heart failure and to think twice for people at high risk for ...

Importance of preventing congestion in heart failure

... in the June issue of the Journal of Cardiac failure ( http://www.onlinejcf.com/ ), published by ... volume, organ perfusion and hemostasis in heart failure (HF). The present study demonstrates that in ... M.D., Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cardiac failure . ...

QIO Support Accelerates Hospital Improvement in Heart Care, Researchers Find

... treatment for Medicare patients with heart failure was provided 73.4% of the time in 2002, with that ... for all payors, performance on two key heart failure measures improved from 88.4% to 90.7% for one ... gains in important areas like management of heart failure and heart attack." AHRQ cites the ...

'AIDS is DC's Katrina' Ad Challenges Obama to Act on U.S. Epidemic

... Washington and Companion TV Spot Highlight CDC's failure at HIV Prevention; Prod President Obama to Act on ... the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) failure at HIV prevention in the United States, the ... symbolize neglect and indifference -- and the failure of our U.S. HIV prevention efforts," said ...

Artificial liver may extend lives

... in the U.S. offering this therapy to acute liver failure patients as part of ongoing clinical trials. ... Another trial open to patients with liver failure due to drug overdose without underlying liver ... many patients die while waiting. Acute liver failure afflicts more than 30,000 Americans each year, ...

Better treatment selection and improved therapies -- key to improving prognosis in acute HF

... Today, acute heart failure represents the most common reason for ... in around 50% of these patients, acute heart failure events still remain associated with a more than ... trials. "So hospitalisations for acute heart failure are still associated with high mortality and ...

HF patients in France still encouraged to enjoy their food -- even if it's not as salty as before

... quality of life the first objective for heart failure patients, and one of the network's dieticians, ... Frenchman. "For many old people," she told Heart failure Congress 2009, "meals are important occasions, ... support forms part of the Rseau's heart failure management approach, and begins with advice to ...

Recognizing signs and symptoms of acute HF

... Although heart failure is a chronic condition, acute exacerbations are ... with serious complications; patients with heart failure and their families can help improve prognosis in ... of Zurich, Switzerland. Speaking at Heart failure Congress 2009, Professor Follath explained that ...

Individualized treatment for heart failure is rarely available outside hospital

... systems, by which the symptoms of heart failure can be remotely assessed, now provide a strategy ... from the University of Hull, UK.1 He told Heart failure Congress 2009 that the management of heart failure is complex but most effective when tailored to ...

Obesity and diabetes double risk of HF -- patients with both conditions 'very difficult' to treat

... Infirmary, Glasgow, and President of the Heart failure Association. He reported that around one-third of patients with heart failure have evidence of diabetes, and for them the ... one heart attack. Now, a session at Heart failure 2009 emphasises that obesity is not just ...

Results from 8 late-breaking clinical trials presented at Heart Failure 2009

... during a late-breaking trials session at Heart failure 2009. Reviewing them at a press conference, Professor John McMurray, President of the Heart failure Association, described the trials' objectives and ... it increases systolic function in stable heart failure patients and was well tolerated in a proof of ...

Anemia associated with greater risk of death in heart disease patients

... 2009 A new study appearing in Congestive Heart failure has found that the presence of anemia in patients with chronic heart failure is associated with a significantly increased risk ... an objective measure of cardiac function. Heart failure is a common and serious chronic illness. A large ...
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