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AHA urges earlier diagnoses, referrals for PCI in women

NEW YORK CITY, Feb. 1 Physicians should diagnose and provide referrals for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) earlier in women, the American Heart Association recommends in a statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. ...This statement was presented today at The State Of The Heart: Go Red For Women news conference in New York City. ...PCI, which include...

Emory cardiologists present research at AHA scientific sessions in New Orleans, Nov. 7 - 10

Could an enzyme produced by white blood cells in response to inflammation reveal hidden heart disease in patients with no symptoms? Do women referred for angioplasty have more symptoms and physical limitations due to angina than their male counterparts? Could the stress of every day life be linked to autonomic dysfunction and contribute to the development of metabolic syndrome (MetS)? ......How...

Dementia, sensory neuropathy in sub-Saharan HIV-positive patients

SAN FRANCISCO Dementia and sensory neuropathy are common among HIV-positive individuals in sub-Saharan Africa, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Calif., April 24 May 1, 2004....... "Two thirds of all HIV-positive individuals--some 26.6 million individuals--live in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa," said lea...

Aha! Cognitive neuroscientists reveal creative brain processes

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Think Isaac Newton getting hit on the head with an apple or Alexander Graham Bell inventing the telephone. While these creative or "Aha!" moments often are associated with scientific discoveries and inventions, most people occasionally feel the thrill of insight when a solution that had eluded them suddenly becomes obvious.... ...But what is really going on in the brain when t...

Non-drug, treatment for hypertension gets further physiological backing in AHA's Hypertension Primer

Fort Lee, NJ - May 7, 2003 - A recently published third edition of the American Heart Association's textbook, Hypertension Primer, is providing further support for the new non-drug hypertension treatment device, RESPeRATE .... ......This third edition includes a new chapter which reviews the link between respiration and blood pressure and suggests a physiological basis for the therapeutic effect...

Sub-saharan African music, visibly stressed E. coli, and the sounds of Mars at National Acoustics meeting

.How will a vibrating machine sound on Mars? What subtle characteristics of.African music distinguish it from other forms? What is the explanation for the."sound of growing corn" that farmers always hear?. .These and other questions will be addressed at the 138th Meeting of the.Acoustical Society of America (ASA), which will be held at the Hyatt Regency.Columbus Hotel from November 1-5, 1999 i...

'La Opinion' series on heart disease by Cedars-Sinai internist wins media award from AHA Western States Affiliate

.LOS ANGELES (June 7, 1999) -- A two-part series on heart disease -- focusing.particularly on the risks to Hispanic women -- written by Aliza A. Lifshitz,.M.D., an internist on the medical staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and.published in "La Opinion" was awarded a 1999 C. Everett Koop Media Award by the.American Heart Association (AHA) Western States Affiliate. The award for."Outstanding...

AHA Scientific Conference On Compliance In Healthcare And Research

. Writers, editors, broadcasters and assignment editors. . . . AHA Scientific Conference on Compliance in Healthcare and Research . April 29-30, 1999, The Westin Hotel, Waltham-Boston, Mass.. . Please complete and return the attached forms. . . A fully equipped and staffed newsroom will be provided for.working members.of the media....

Abraham Rudolph To Receive Howland Medal For Contributions To The Advancement Of Pediatrics

.The John Howland Medal of the American Pediatric Society will be presented on.Sunday, May 2, to Abraham M. Rudolph, MD, emeritus chairman of pediatrics at the.University of California San Francisco and senior staff member of the.Cardiovascular Research Institute at UCSF. The award will be presented at the.Pediatric Academic Societies' annual meeting in San Francisco. . ."The Howland Medal is t...
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