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Article ID: 693182

Media Registration Now Open for TCT 2018

Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)

Media registration is now open online for TCT 2018 (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics), the annual Scientific Symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). TCT is the world’s premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, attracting more than 10,000 attendees from 90 countries all over the world.

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Article ID: 692729

Molecule That Dilates Blood Vessels Hints at New Way to Treat Heart Disease

Scripps Research Institute

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have identified a protein, called GPR68, that senses blood flow and tells small blood vessels called arterioles when to dilate.

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Teen Heart Patient Thankful for New Future

University of Alabama at Birmingham

• Megan Gagliardi was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy at 18 years old. • Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart’s ability to pump blood is decreased because the left ventricle — the heart’s main pumping chamber — is enlarged and weakened. • Gagliardi received a heart transplant on her 19th birthday and is doing well six years later.

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Article ID: 693021

New Stem Cell Therapy May Transform Heart Failure Treatment

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Clinical trial planning is underway at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute to determine whether a novel stem cell therapy will improve heart function for patients with heart failure.

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18-Apr-2018 1:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693019

Obesity Linked with Higher Chance of Developing Rapid, Irregular Heart Rate

Penn State College of Medicine

People with obesity are more likely to develop a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, according to Penn State researchers.

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Article ID: 692762

Kids hit hard by junk food advertising: new research

University of Adelaide

Junk food ads are shown more frequently on TV at times when many children are watching, new Heart Foundation-funded research shows.

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Article ID: 692741

Cleveland Clinic-Led Trial Reveals Differences in Pain-Relieving Drugs When Combined with Aspirin

Cleveland Clinic

A landmark 2016 Cleveland Clinic study of widely used pain-relieving drugs showed that celecoxib (Celebrex) was associated with comparable cardiovascular safety and better gastrointestinal and kidney safety when compared with either naproxen (Naprosyn) and ibuprofen (Motrin). A new substudy, published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, analyzed outcomes in PRECISION based on the presence or absence of aspirin use with specific NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).

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