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Families of ECMO Survivors for Heart Conditions Report Favorable Quality of Life

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One of the few large studies to report long-term outcomes in cardiac patients treated in childhood with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has found overall favorable outcomes among survivors, as reported by families. ECMO provides short-term breathing and heart support for critically ill children while doctors treat the underlying illness.

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“Top Docs” Raise the Bar at UC San Diego Health

More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 45 diverse specialties, from infectious disease, surgery and oncology to obstetrics, cardiology and emergency medicine.

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Being Active Saves Lives Whether a Gym Workout, Walking to Work or Washing the Floor

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The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, led by the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, shows any activity is good for people to meet the current guideline of 30 minutes of activity a day, or 150 minutes a week to raise the heart rate.

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Importance of Lifetime Care for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients

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Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Disease Director Mark Cribbs, M.D.In the last decade, the number of adults living with congenital heart disease began exceeding the number of children living with congenital heart disease, even as treatments improved. That means more and more people are in need of adult care. “The transition from pediatric to adult care can be difficult to navigate,” said Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Disease Director Mark Cribbs, M.

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Heart Disease, Women, surgical revascularization, arterial grafts, Coronary Artery Disease, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Fraser D. Rubens, MD, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

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Organs-on-a-chip, Microfluidics, Cardiomyocytes, Cardiac Cells, perfusion to heart , perfusion culture, static culture, Microtechnology, Nanotechnology, biomedical nanotechnology

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One E-Cigarette with Nicotine Leads to Adrenaline Changes in Nonsmokers’ Hearts

A new UCLA study found that healthy nonsmokers experienced increased adrenaline levels in their heart after one electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) with nicotine. The findings are published in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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