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MicroRNA profiling could be biomarker of heart transplant rejection

December 18, 2014

Expression of microRNA could be a noninvasive biomarker of heart transplant rejection, according to recent study data.

Researchers identified four microRNAs with differential expression that can allow discrimination between normal and rejecting heart allografts.

Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s…

Yoga may improve CVD risk factors, cardiometabolic health

December 18, 2014
Results of a new systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that yoga may improve risk factors for CVD and cardiometabolic health.“In recent years, clinical…
In the Journals

Higher fitness level reduced hypertension risk

December 17, 2014
People with high fitness levels may be less likely to have or develop hypertension, regardless of baseline risk factors, according to new findings.Researchers analyzed…
In the Journals

Novel scoring index may guide percutaneous transluminal pulmonary angioplasty

December 17, 2014
A combined approach using pressure-wire guidance and a novel predictive scoring index was associated with reduced reperfusion pulmonary edema and vessel complications in…
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Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Key Points for the Emergency Physician

Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2013 Update, approximately 795,000…
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VIDEO: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, discusses 'practice-changing' IMPROVE-IT results

December 14, 2014
CHICAGO — The "practice-changing" results from the IMPROVE-IT trial presented at the American Heart Association…
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Lipid Forum II Highlights

Lipid Forum II Highlights

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Risk stratification and appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain difficult concepts for practitioners…
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