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Life After Transplant: Patients Now More Likely to Live – and Live Well

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If not for a heart transplant, Drew Wilson would have been dead last fall.

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Exercise and Vitamin D Better Together for Heart Health

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Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a “synergistic” link between exercise and good vitamin D levels in reducing the risk of heart attacks and stroke

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Readmission Penalties Don’t Correlate to Heart Attack Outcomes

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A program that penalizes hospitals for high early readmission rates of heart attack patients may be unfairly penalizing hospitals that serve a large proportion of African-Americans and those with more severe illness, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers suggests.

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Youth Binge Drinking, Cardiovascular Disease Possibly Linked

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University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are conducting a study to determine whether binge drinking is related to cardiovascular disease in young adults who are not predisposed to the condition.

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Media Registration Now Open for TCT 2017

Media registration is now open online for TCT 2017 (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics), the annual Scientific Symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF).

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Pathology, vascular endothelial cell growth factor , Vascular Endothelial Function, Atherosclerosis, Heart Disease

Michael A Gimbrone, Jr, MD, to Receive the ASIP 2017 Gold-Headed Cane Award

The Gold-Headed Cane Award is the most distinctive honor granted by ASIP, in recognition of long-term contributions to pathology, including meritorious research, outstanding teaching, general excellence in the field and leadership in pathology. The 2017 recipient of the Gold-Headed Cane Award is Dr. Michael A Gimbrone, Jr, Director of the Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Elsie T Friedman Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School.







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