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Taiwan-US team discovers way to slow coronary artery disease

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of Taiwanese and American scientists has found a way to slow down the buildup of fatty deposits in blood vessels that often lead to a dangerous reduction of blood f...

Amid death of model, doctor says Taiwan's air pollution harmful to heart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the sudden death of a young model from a heart condition while exercising on Monday (March 15), a pulmonologist has asserted that exercise is dangerous for the cardio...

Man gets 4 years in prison in plot to bribe Russian official

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland businessman convicted of plotting to pay a Russian official more than $1.5 million in bribes to get lucrative contracts for transporting uranium was sentenced Wedne...

Ginsburg waited 4 months to say her cancer had returned

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than fou...

FWD Launches First-in-market Big 3 Critical Illness Insurance Plan to Plug Singapore’s Protection Gap

Priced from as low as one-third[1] the cost of a traditional critical illness (CI) plan, the FWD Big 3 CI plan offers one-time full pay-out upon diagnosis of any cancer, heart attack or stroke -- whic...

How safe is running a marathon? Heart doctors say it depends

BOSTON (AP) — It was the death heard 'round the running world. In July 1984, acclaimed author and running guru Jim Fixx died of a heart attack while trotting along a country road in ...

Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to know your inherited risk of a heart attack? Today's genetic testing can't tell much — it mostly looks for rare mutations in one or a few genes, while common threats like hear...

Infraredx Announces Launch of Makoto™ Intravascular Imaging System and Dualpro™ IVUS+NIRS Catheter in Japan

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Infraredx, Inc., a pioneer in intravascular imaging for mapping coronary artery disease, today announced the Makoto™ Intravascular Imaging System, and...

GE Healthcare and Lantheus Announce Start of a Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Flurpiridaz, an Investigational Agent Being Evaluated for the Detection of Coronary Artery Disease

BOSTON & NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--GE Healthcare and Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNTH), parent company of Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. (collectively “Lantheus”)...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly announce Trajenta®’s CARMELINA® cardiovascular outcome trial met its primary endpoint

INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--CARMELINA ®1 (CArdiovascular safety and Renal Microvascular outcomE with LINAgliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes at hig...

Catasys Appoints Industry Veteran Jeremiah Stone to Newly Created Chief Technology Officer Role

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--Catasys, Inc. (NASDAQ: CATS) (“Catasys” or the “Company”), a leading AI and technology-enabled healthcare company, today announced Jeremiah Stone’s appointm...

Zebra Medical Vision Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Its Coronary Calcium Algorithm

SHEFAYIM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Zebra Medical Vision ( http://zebra-med.com/ ) announces today it has received 510(k) clearance for its Coronary Calcium Scoring algorithm. The algorit...

Panama ex-President Martinelli hospitalized, 'stable'

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panamanian ex-President Ricardo Martinelli is being treated at a hospital a day after he was extradited from the United States to face political espionage and embezzlement charges. ...

Global Fractional Flow Reserve Market| New Market Research Report| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 3, 2018--Market research firm has announced the release of their latest report on the global fractional flow reserve market. This new report will provide expert market in...

CORRECTING and REPLACING Zebra Medical Vision Announces CE Approval of its Seventh AI Imaging Algorithm - Mammography Lesion Detection

SHEFAYIM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2018--Fourth paragraph, first sentence of release should read: Zebra-Med’s Mammography algorithm aims to change that dynamic, by providing a state of the art...