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2,500 Cases Completed With the Magnetic Irrigated Catheter

... tachycardias in the setting of structural heart disease," said Dr. Raul Weiss, associate ... University and an electrophysiologist at the Ross heart Hospital in Columbus. "The Thermocool magnetic ... cardiac arrhythmias in all four chambers of the heart and across a broad spectrum of patients ranging ...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

... confusion, sweating more than usual, increased heart rate or blood pressure, or muscle pain or ... SUSTENNA(TM) is that it may change your heart rhythm. This effect is potentially serious. You ... talk to your doctor about any current or past heart problems. Because these problems could mean ...

Correction to Earlier Release From Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville

... the use of stem cells in the treatment of heart failure, we failed to make a critical ... adult cardiac stem cells to treat heart disease. The clinical trial is being conducted by ... press conference Roberto Bolli, Jewish Hospital heart and Lung Institute Distinguished Chair in ...

World's First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient Receives Infusion

... of adult cardiac stem cells to treat congestive heart failure. Jones' infusion on July 17 marks the ... trial using adult cardiac stem cells to treat heart disease. The clinical trial is being conducted by ... injected with his own cardiac stem cells into heart scar tissue using a minimally-invasive cardiac ...

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

... G rowth factor enhances heart regeneration, improves heart function without need for cardiac stem cells ... July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Injured heart tissue normally can't regrow, but researchers at ...

Takeda Provides Update on the Investigational Fixed-Dose Combination of alogliptin and ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl)

... is not for everyone . Certain patients with heart failure should not start taking ACTOS. ACTOS can cause new, or worsen, heart failure. Talk to your doctor immediately if you ... Information including the boxed warning about heart failure. About Takeda Pharmaceutical ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

... it may positively affect blood pressure and heart and respiration rates. Because of a ... not ward off serious illnesses such as cancer or heart disease. That's just one of the research findings ... high in vitamin C can lower rates of cancer and heart disease. It's unclear whether vitamin C ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

... optimists were 30 percent less likely to die of heart disease and 14 percent less likely to die of any ... completely. New Ways to Repair heart Valves -- Without Open heart Surgery ROCHESTER, Minn. -- New, less ...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

... at risk for cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart attack and heart failure. Of US adults being treated, an estimated ... on a low-salt diet, get dialysis treatments, have heart problems, or get sick with vomiting or diarrhea. ...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

... relationship between Alzheimer's disease risk and heart health, nor that physical activity can be ... a strong and credible association between heart health and brain health. If people learn about ... Show a Poor Understanding of Alzheimer's Link to heart Health Risk Factors Colleen E. Jackson, ....

St. Francis Surgeon Uses Tissue Regeneration Technology to Rebuild Patients' Heart Structures

... 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A surgeon at the St. Francis heart Center is using a revolutionary technology that ... to modify and repair cardiac structures, allowing heart tissue to re-grow inside the beating hearts of heart surgery patients. The CorMatrix ECM is a unique ...

Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy

... muscle stem cell (myoblast) therapy for treating heart failure to mainstream use with FDA approval and ... discussion, Dr. Christopher O'Connor, Director heart Center, Duke University Medical Center ... transplantation to patients with congestive heart failure and specifically to scar tissue (not ...

New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

... A procedure that sends targeted energy into the heart through a catheter can be used to treat a common ... shown to provide benefits in maintaining normal heart rhythm over short periods of time (up to 1 year) ... tube is put through a blood vessel into the heart - often is used when medications do not work. In ...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... infections, in patients with moderate or severe heart failure (NYHA Class III/IV), as well as in ... due to heavy smoking. Worsening congestive heart failure (CHF) and increased mortality due to CHF ... should be used with caution in patients with mild heart failure and must be discontinued if new or ...

West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial

... monitoring to prevent hospital readmissions for heart failure SAN DIEGO, June 24 ... ) Congestive heart failure is the leading reason for hospital ... parameters on a continuous 24/7 basis -- such as heart rhythm, fluid status and respiratory rate -- ...

New Therapy Found to Prevent Heart Failure

... demonstrated a 29 percent reduction in heart failure or death in patients with heart disease who received an implanted cardiac ... its primary end point - significant reduction in heart failure or death with CRT-D versus ICD-only. ...

MADIT-CRT Trial Meets Primary Endpoint

... Boston Scientific CRT-Ds slow the progression of heart failure in asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic ... 29 percent reduction (p=0.003) in death or heart failure interventions when compared to ... asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic, New York heart Association (NYHA) Class I and II(2) patients ...

Responses After Completion of Therapy Increase Pixantrone Complete Remission (CR)/Unconfirmed Complete Remission (CRu) Rate to 24% and Overall Response Rate (ORR) to 40% Compared to 7% and 14% for Comparator Agents in Phase III EXTEND Trial in 3rd Line Th

... disorders included cardiac arrest, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, cyanosis, ... (initial) treatment, they cause cumulative heart damage that may result in congestive heart failure many years later. As a result, there is a ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease

... in preventing cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular mortality in patients with recent heart attack and/or established atherosclerotic ... still exists a significant unmet medical need in heart disease, particularly in patients at high risk ...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

... had or develop lymphoma or other cancers. heart failure can occur or get worse in people who use ... Your doctor will monitor you closely if you have heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of ...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... had or develop lymphoma or other cancers. heart failure can occur or get worse in people who use ... Your doctor will monitor you closely if you have heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of ...

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

... DC. This year, NBA basketball player and former heart patient, Ronny Turiaf will be in attendance to talk about how echocardiography, otherwise known as heart ultrasound, saved his life. Many of the ... impact on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and the application of echocardiograms. ...

SCAI Statement on the BARI 2D Trial (Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation With Diabetes Trial) Presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Annual Scientific Sessions and Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

... but stable coronary artery disease (CAD), and few heart disease symptoms. This trial does not answer the ... at high risk for cardiovascular events, including heart attack. According to the American Diabetes ... States, more than 65 percent of whom die from heart disease or stroke. ...

Large, Long-Term Study Shows Avandia Has No Increased Overall Cardiovascular Risk Compared to Other Commonly Used Diabetes Medicines

... or cardiovascular death (which includes heart attack, congestive heart failure, and stroke) was not statistically ... kidney failure and eye damage. Congestive heart failure is a known effect of Avandia and other ...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

... (COPD) or had phototherapy for psoriasis. heart failure or any heart condition. Many people with heart failure should not take REMICADE. ...

Pixantrone Produces High Rates of Complete and Partial Remissions Even Among Aggressive NHL Patients With Extensive Prior Doxorubicin Treatment or Prior Rituximab Treatment

... (LVEF) and only one patient developed congestive heart failure (CHF). The total cumulative doxorubicin ... disorders included cardiac arrest, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, cyanosis, ... (initial) treatment, they cause cumulative heart damage that may result in ...

Heart Disease Treatment Breakthrough

... the launch of a potentially revolutionary heart disease treatment that offers people around the ... was a huge breakthrough in the treatment of heart disease related illnesses that can cause heart attacks and stroke. Dozens of research ...

Results and Additional Analyses From Study Show That Corthera's Relaxin for Acute Heart Failure is the Strongest Predictor of Improved Longer-Term Outcomes Following Hospital Discharge When Compared to Other Variables

... Data from Phase II/III Study Presented at heart Failure Congress 2009 Demonstrate Promising ... investigational drug for the treatment of acute heart failure (AHF), was the strongest independent ... trials session at the annual meeting of the heart Failure Association of the European Society of ...

Celladon Provides MYDICAR(R) Program Update of First-In-Human Trial for Advanced Heart Failure at American Society of Gene Therapy Annual Meeting

... of key efficacy parameters important in assessing heart failure status. Efficacy was defined as the mean ... calcium cycling and contractility in some of the heart muscle cells of these very sick patients," said ... technology, has placed gene-based therapy for heart failure within reach and yielded valuable ...

Results and Additional Analyses From Efficacy and Safety Study of Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure to be Presented at Heart Failure Congress 2009

... drug relaxin for the treatment of acute heart failure will be presented at the heart Failure Congress, the annual meeting of the heart Failure Association of the European Society of ...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

... which was reversible, and one patient had a fatal heart attack, possibly bevacizumab-related. Grade 3 ... or low blood sugar levels and slow or irregular heart rate. Many patients developed gallstones, ... blood clots, other cancers, osteoporosis, stroke, heart attack and endometrial cancer. In the ...

Celladon Corporation Announces Presentation of First-in-Human Gene Transfer to Treat Heart Failure at the 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy

... targeted enzyme replacement therapy for advanced heart failure, including Phase 1/2 data of MYDICAR(R) ... Convention Center. "A key underpinning of heart failure is the depletion of SERCA2a enzyme in heart muscle cells, which results in abnormal ...

New Study Evaluating the ADHD Medication VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Demonstrated No Change in the Pharmacokinetic Profile of VYVANSE When Coadministered with Prilosec OTC(R) 40 mg (20 mg X 2), a Commonly Used Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)

... of ADHD. Tell the doctor about any heart conditions, including structural abnormalities, ... you or your child develops symptoms that suggest heart problems, such as chest pain or fainting. ... the blood vessels (arteriosclerosis); symptomatic heart disease; moderate to severe high blood pressure; ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Clinical Benefit in High-Risk Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

... Reduced rate of Hospitalization for Congestive heart Failure in both Functional and Degenerative MR ... and reduced hospitalization for congestive heart failure for both MR groups at twelve months. ... (EAPCI). MR is the most common type of heart valve insufficiency in Europe and the United ...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System

... Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terumo heart Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo ... Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, heart and Diabetes Center NRW, University Hospital of ... the weeks leading up to this major milestone, heart failure centers in Europe and the U.S. were kept ...

TYRX Presents Early Clinical Results from AIGISRX(TM) Antibacterial Envelope Retrospective Registry

... at the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions of the heart Rhythm Society the initial, interim clinical ... when implanted in the body. During the heart Rhythm Society 2009 Annual Scientific Sessions*, ... . * This program was not part of the heart Rhythm 2009 Official Scientific Sessions as ...

New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

... significant benefits in reducing the incidence of heart failure, heart attack and stroke.(2) BENICAR and BENICAR HCT are ... Dr. Joel M. Neutel, MD, director, Orange County heart Institute and Research Center. "Although some ...

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

... said Dr. Joel Neutel, MD, director, Orange County heart Institute and Research Center. "Most patients ... cause permanent changes to blood vessels and the heart that may create serious problems elsewhere in the ... at the time of dosage increase. Congestive heart Failure In general, calcium channel blockers ...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Publication of HORIZONS AMI Trial Results in New England Journal of Medicine

... important insight for physicians in treating heart attack patients NATICK, Mass., May 6 ... for an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), or heart attack. With more than 3,000 patients ... to bare-metal stents (BMS) for the treatment of heart attack patients, a complicated patient population ...

New Studies Show Popular Heartburn Medications Moderate the Effect of Taking Widely Prescribed Heart Drug

... used proton pump inhibitors raise risk of heart attack and stroke for patients taking Plavix(R) ... findings were recently presented at the American heart Association's Scientific Forum on Quality of Care ... of clopidogrel in reducing the risk of death, heart attack and stroke after coronary stenting, ...
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