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New polypill increases adherence to treatment following myocardial infarction

A new polypill increases adherence to treatment following a myocardial infarction (MI), according to results from the FOCUS Study presented for the first time at ESC Congress 2014 today by principal investigator Dr Valentin Fuster, director of Mount Sinai ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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Experimental agent TRO40303 ineffective in patients with heart attack

Serelaxin reduces occurrence of in-hospital worsening heart failureNew polypill increases adherence to treatment following myocardial infarction'Good' cholesterol turns 'bad' by sugar-derived substanceObese boys are at 6 fold increased risk of hypertension ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 1 hour ago]
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Serelaxin reduces occurrence of in-hospital worsening heart failure

Serelaxin reduces the occurrence of in-hospital worsening heart failure by almost half in patients admitted for acute heart failure, according to the RELAX-AHF trial. The results were presented for the first time today at ESC Congress by co-principal ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 2 hours ago]
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Nutritional expertise helps enhance menus of prestigious care provider

Nutritional expertise at Northumbria University, Newcastle has helped enhance the menus of a prestigious care provider.Hadrian Healthcare Group commissioned research by Carole Marshall, a registered nutritionist at Northumbria, to identify how their meals ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 3 hours ago]
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Study compares harms of marijuana use with alcohol use

Complete revascularisation leads to better outcomes in patients with heart attackResearch: 7 key issues need to be addressed to ensure future success of doctor revalidationAntihypertensive therapy decreases risk of mortality, CV events, strokes in older ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 3 hours ago]
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Complete revascularisation leads to better outcomes in patients with heart attack

Study: Resistant hypertension increases risk of stroke in female and elderly patientsResearchers come up with new technique to diagnose malariaStudy suggests that energy drinks can cause heart problems In patients being treated for heart attack, complete ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 4 hours ago]
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Philips unveils new ultrasound system at ESC Congress 2014

Intravenous iron supplement can improve quality of life for iron deficient heart failure patients Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced the launch of Affiniti, a new ultrasound system designed to enable global hospitals and health systems ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 31 2014]
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Investigational LCZ696 drug: A real breakthrough for patients with heart failure

Commercial health care spending up from higher medical service costsESC launches first recommendations on use of all new oral anticoagulants in pulmonary embolismComprehensive fitness and nutrition regimens may prevent bone and muscle deteriorationMS ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 30 2014]
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Intravenous iron supplement can improve quality of life for iron deficient heart failure patients

Investigational LCZ696 drug: A real breakthrough for patients with heart failureCommercial health care spending up from higher medical service costs Heart failure patients with iron deficiency can experience significant and sustainable improvements in ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 30 2014]
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FASEB MARC Program announces recipients of travel award

Internal production of hydrogen peroxide can lead cells to exit cell cycle and become senescentSemi-soft vaginal suppository provides drug-delivery vehicle to prevent spread of HIVScientists identify developmental on-off switch for StreptomycesNasal septum ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 30 2014]
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Initiatives to reduce deaths from heart failure for patients worldwide

Technology-assisted interventions in primary care setting help patients achieve weight lossNew method to predict optimal place and number of automated external defibrillators The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 30 2014]
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Pfenex reports total revenue of $3.3 million for second quarter 2014

Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in the development of high-value and difficult to manufacture proteins including biosimilar therapeutics, today provided a business update and reported financial results for ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 30 2014]

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...Atar concluded. "In fact, one might question the entire concept of reperfusion injury in humans: what we predominantly see in today's clinical practice is 'reperfusion benefit', not injury."
Dr Fuster concluded: "Our results suggest that the polypill has the potential to prevent more patients having a second heart attack. A randomised trial is needed to test whether the improved adherence with the polypill found in FOCUS results in fewer post MI patients having another MI."
...of the InstituteInstitute of Cardiology at the University and Civil Hospital of Brescia, Italy and co-principal investigator of RELAX-AHF, said: "We have reported that all of these adverse effects of a worsening heart failure event are related to increased overall mortality and that a worsening heart failure event itself is related to a two-fold increased risk of dying in 180 days."
Northumbria's Carole Marshall said: "People go into care for a reason often related to poor or failing health or a decreased ability to adequately care for themselves."

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