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Feature | Business | February 10, 2016 | Dave Fornell
After five years of almost constant lobbying efforts and numerous attempts by the U.S. House to push through a repeal...
Mount Sinai Heart, TANSNIP-PESA study, worksite lifestyle intervention, cardiovascular risk
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 09, 2016
February 9, 2016 — Mount Sinai Heart is undertaking a three-year study to determine whether a workplace-based lifestyle...
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — A parent’s incarceration has immediate, devastating effects on a family. Now, Virginia Tech and...
caffeine consumption, extra heartbeats, UCSF study, UC San Francisco, Journal of the American Heart Association
News | EP Lab | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — Contrary to current clinical belief, regular caffeine consumption does not lead to...
Abbott, Alere, acquisition, point of care diagnostics
News | Point of Care Testing | February 03, 2016
February 3, 2016 — Abbott and Alere Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to...
News | EP Lab | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — Diseased hearts may be thrown out of rhythm by structural differences, now visible for the first...
Kyoto University, Panasonic, remote heartbeat sensing, millimeter-wave radar

Japanese researchers have come up with a way to measure heartbeats remotely, in real time, and under controlled conditions with as much accuracy as electrocardiographs. The technology utilizes spread-spectrum radar to catch signals from the body and an algorithm that distinguishes heartbeats from other signals.

News | Remote Monitoring | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Heartbeats can now be...
ACC, ACR, chest pain, diagnostic imaging, emergency department, recommendations document
News | Cardiac Imaging | January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016 — New recommendations from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American College of...
heart disease risk, radiotherapy patients, cardioncology, Detroit Medical Center study, DMC
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016 — A lengthy review of increasing medical evidence shows that cancer treatments such as chemotherapy...
Abbott, Absorb, BVS, FDA review, FDA panel

The Abbott Absorb BVS.

News | Cath Lab | January 20, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel is set to review data and offer...
bradycardia, Wake Forest Baptist study, development of heart disease
News | EP Lab | January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016 — Bradycardia – a slower than normal...
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016 — Global Genomics Group (G3) and GNS Healthcare (GNS), announced preliminary results of the GLOBAL...
Profusa, integrated biosensors, long-term continuous monitoring
News | Patient Monitors | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — Biointegrated sensors for long-term, continuous tracking of body chemistry may make health and...
heart valve formation, newborns, congenital heart defects, Cornell study
News | Congenital Heart | January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016 — Cornell biomedical engineers have discovered natural triggers that could reduce the chance of life-...
Frost & Sullivan, biomarkers, cardiac disease diagnosis, analysis
News | Blood Testing | January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016 — Even though brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)/pro-BNP and troponin...
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