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atherosclerosis, vitamin C, heart disease, Dr. Rath Research Institute

Scientific confirmation has just been published in the American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease that atherosclerosis, the underlying process of heart attacks and strokes, is generally...

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, TMVR, Tendyne, FDA, first implant, U.S.

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) physicians are conducting a research study using the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the United States at Minneapolis Heart Institute...

ViScope

HD Medical Inc. demonstrated the new ViScope visual stethoscope product family at at HIMSS 15. These visual stethoscopes provide dynamic auscultation — the ability to see what you hear. ViScope’s...

Boston Scientific, S-ICD, long-term data, TV-ICD, trial

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology published data confirming the long-term safety and efficacy of the Boston Scientific Corp. S-ICD System (subcutaneous implantable...

GE, CZT, Discovery NM 570c

Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) have been the gold standard for noninvasive detection of...

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) released the results of the 2015 HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey. This year’s study, of more than 200 healthcare provider employees...

On April 17, 2015 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to update fiscal year (FY) 2016 Medicare payment policies and rates under the Inpatient Prospective...

The latest advances in echocardiography were discussed at a special evening symposium at the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting, organized by Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular...

ivabradine (Corlanor)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen’s ivabradine (Corlanor) to reduce hospitalization from worsening heart failure.

Patients expect their hospital experience to involve nothing less than the latest technology. That is why the idea of too much paperwork scares them off, sometimes to the point of choosing the...