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In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the leading cause of hospitalization for...

LipoScience Inc. announced the publication of the first large-scale real world study evidencing a link between low LDL-P and reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

June 5, 2014 — New measures of the severity of coronary artery blockages do not provide enough accuracy to guide treatment decisions, according to the results of the VERIFY-2 study presented as a...

St. Jude Medical announced the completion of its acquisition of the privately held CardioMEMS Inc., developer of the CardioMEMS heart failure (HF) management system. The acquisition was...

CardioMEMS Heart Failure System FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance to the CardioMEMS Heart Failure System, the first FDA-approved heart failure (HF) monitoring device shown in clinical trials to...

As a cardiovascular technology magazine editor, I keep tabs on what technology is in development and often have the opportunity to see the most cutting edge technology up close prior to U.S. Food...

genetic testing for coronary artery disease

Improved understanding of the molecular mechanism of atherogenesis will help identify disease-related pathways and biomarkers that may also help to predict the future risk in asymptomatic...

May 19, 2014 — A new study found that adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to existing pre-participation screening of high school athletes increases the likelihood of identifying disorders associated...

May 19, 2014 — St. Jude Medical announced that data presented during a late-breaking clinical trial session at the 2014 annual scientific sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) found an...

Cardiac Diagnostics Clinical Trial Journal of Experimental Medicine

A study in The Journal of Experimental Medicine shows that IκB kinase β (IKKβ) functions in smooth muscle cells to regulate vascular inflammatory responses and atherosclerosis...