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October 1, 2007 – GE Global Research, the General Electric Company’s centralized research and development organization, and GE Healthcare today announced a three-year collaborative research...

September 19, 2007 - Polymer Technology Systems Inc. (PTS) announced the availability of a new PTS Panels Test Strip to test important risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

August 14, 2007 - Baseline serum complement component C4 is among independent predictors of stroke in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease.

August 7, 2007 - The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have jointly released revised Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina (UA)/Non-ST-...

July 18, 2007 - In a related study of over 25,000 initially healthy women, higher triglyceride levels measured after not fasting is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events, but...

July 17, 2007 - Medtronic Inc. announced launch of Reveal XT, an Insertable Cardiac Monitor that features long-term and continuous monitoring of Atrial Fibrillation (AF), in the European market as...

July 9, 2007- Medtronic Inc. announced the European introduction of the Reveal DX, a new insertable cardiac monitor that offers diagnostic and monitoring information related to syncope (fainting)...

June 18, 2007 – BioServe today announced that it has been selected by Houston-based Specialized Clinical Center of Research (SCCOR) for a novel study aimed at identifying the genetic cause of...

June 14, 2007 — HD Medical Group Ltd. recently announced the ViScope 100 series, an audio-visual auscultation tool for effective cardiac triage.

The experimental device, which may be...

June 4, 2007 — Corgenix Medical Corporation, a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...

May 21, 2007 — Findings presented last week during the annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society in Denver indicate a common stress test, using GE Healthcare’s latest algorithm for the...

April 23, 2007 — CardioNet Inc., a provider of wireless mobile cardiac outpatient monitoring solutions, in partnership with Cardiac Telecom, a cardiac outpatient telemetry monitoring company, has...

April 20, 2007 — Monebo Technologies Inc., Austin, TX, announced today that its Interpretive ECG Algorithm has been approved by the FDA and is commercially available now. The algorithm is used for...

April 19, 2007 — Cardiac-device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. said Wednesday it received approval from the FDA for its Web-based system for storing patient device data for implantable cardiac...

April 16, 2007 - Volcano Corp. asserts this week that data from the COURAGE and SPIRIT trials presented last month at ACC suggest the need for more detailed imaging and diagnosis to optimize stent...

April 2, 2007 — CardioMEMS Inc. has announced the FDA has cleared the EndoSure AAA Wireless Pressure Measurement System for measuring intrasac pressure during thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair...

March 28, 2007 - With an estimated 70 million Americans currently living with cardiovascular disease, the demand for services in the catheterization ("cath") lab continues to escalate. In fact, an...

March 6, 2007 — A first-of its-kind study has shown that cardiac arrhythmias, one of the most common yet potentially dangerous heart conditions affecting more than four million Americans, often go...

Feb 9, 2007 — Research spanning three decades links a newly discovered gene variant in women to greater susceptibility to developing heart disease.

Jan. 31, 2007 — Researchers said this week that they have found an implantable wireless sensor that monitors blood pressure in an aneurysm sac to be safe and useful in guiding endovascular repair...

Jan. 29, 2007 — Radi Medical Systems Inc. says today it has begun the first shipment to customers of PressureWire Certus, a hydrophilic coated pressure wire designed better maneuverability,...

Jan. 18, 2007 - GE and Abbott have entered into a definitive agreement for GE to acquire Abbott's primary in vitro diagnostics businesses and Abbott Point-of-Care diagnostics business (formerly...

Houston based ThromboVision, Inc. has won the first annual Michael E. DeBakey Life Science Award, which carries a $50,000 cash prize to assist in propelling the company's technology toward...

Breakthrough Algorithms Predict Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

AHA in Chicago: GE Healthcare announced this week that it is the only company with two patented algorithms that meet new MN...

Reuters reports that seniors with diabetes are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular disease than non-diabetics, according to researchers from Kaiser Permanente in Tucker, GA.