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Penn Medicine Appoints Daniel Kelly, MD, New Director of the Cardiovascular Institute

Renowned cardiac metabolism expert Daniel P. Kelly, MD, has been named director of the Penn Cardiovascular Institute, a multi-disciplinary group of researchers and physicians dedicated to scientific discoveries and medical breakthroughs in heart and vascular care. He will lead a cross-disciplinary team of basic, translational and clinical researchers, leveraging laboratory research to develop the next generation of therapies for cardiovascular disease.

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Northwestern Medicine Receives Prestigious Pulmonary Hypertension Association Accreditation

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Accreditation puts program in elite national group vetted for comprehensive treatments.

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Coronary Artery Disease, Dr. Allan S. Jaffe, Dr. Jeff Meeusen, Heart Attack, Mayo Medical Laboratories , Medical Research, Minnesota News Releases, news releases, plasma ceramides, Stroke

New Blood Test May Predict Cardiovascular Events in Patients with or Without Coronary Artery Disease, Research Shows

A new type of blood test may help physicians identify which patients with and without evidence of coronary blockages are at risk for heart attacks and strokes. Even individuals with normal levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), known as the so-called “bad” cholesterol, but still at risk, seem to be identified, according to Mayo Clinic research being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.

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Zika Virus Also May Have Harmful Heart Effects, Research Shows in First Report in Adults

Zika also may have serious effects on the heart, new research shows in the first study to report cardiovascular complications related to this virus, according to data being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.

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Gene Found to Cause Sudden Death in Young People

The gene, called CDH2, causes arrhythmogenic right ventricle cardiomyopathy (ARVC), which is a genetic disorder that predisposes patients to cardiac arrest and is a major cause of unexpected death in seemingly healthy young people.

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First in Northeast Region to Implant Investigational Stroke-Reducing Device

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MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute uses a new therapy option for patients at an increased risk of stroke due to atrial fibrillation, as part of a nationwide clinical trial.

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cardiovascuar disease, Cardiovascular Research, Heart Disease, heart disease research, structural heart disease, Cardiovascular Surgery

Submission Site Now Open for Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is pleased to announce that the submission site is now open for Structural Heart: The Journal of the Heart Team at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/structuralheartj. Structural Heart is a new journal that will focus on diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart valves, myocardium and great vessels, as well as congenital heart disease, and the importance of the Heart Team in this process.

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Mayo Clinic Announces Plans to Grow, Modernize Saint Marys Campus, Cardiac Surgery Facilities

The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees approved plans for enhanced and increased procedural and patient-dedicated facilities at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Saint Marys Campus. Mayo Clinic will invest $217 million in the growth and modernization of Saint Marys Campus, while also relocating and upgrading its Cardiac Surgery facilities.

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Memo to Doctors: Family History-Taking Still a Keystone in Identifying High-Risk Patients

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Johns Hopkins researchers report that a new analysis of health information drawn from a national database reaffirms the missed opportunity doctors have in recommending lifestyle interventions to people with a family history of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.







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