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National Institutes of Health Guidelines for Human Stem …

Posted: May 12, 2019 at 7:52 am

SUMMARY: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hereby publishing final "National Institutes of Health Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research" (Guidelines). On March 9, 2009, President Barack H Continue reading

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Interventional Cardiology | AdventHealth Cardiovascular …

Posted: May 11, 2019 at 6:50 pm

Code STEMI Program When seconds count, the Code STEMI (short for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, a very serious type of heart attack) Team at AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, Cardiovascular Institute is ready with a dedicated team of interventional cardiologists and an onsite catheterization lab available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Treatment begins as soon as Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel alert the Code STEMI Team via beepers that a patient is in route Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: What to Know About Symptoms …

Posted: May 9, 2019 at 5:51 pm

Traumatic brain injury, which includes concussions, can happen in a variety of situations.And everyone is at risk, especially children and older adults. Espaol A car accident. A football tackle. Continue reading

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Opinion | The Myth of Testosterone – The New York Times

Posted: May 5, 2019 at 2:53 pm

These complexities hold in track and field events, too. Even the International Association of Athletics Federations own analysis of testosterone and performance, involving more than 1,100 women competing in track and field events, shows that for six of the 11 running events, women with lower testosterone actually did better than those with higher levels. In other words, for most sports, testosterone levels do not correlate with superior performance. Continue reading

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Brain injury research, treatment taking giant steps …

Posted: at 2:51 pm

Not only has a hyperbaric oxygen therapy clinic in south Fargo seen promising results in treating patients, but the state Legislature has approved more than $300,000 for a pilot study on treating more severe brain injuries with the therapy. Continue reading

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CrossFit trainer with cerebral palsy: North Carolina woman …

Posted: at 12:49 am

Steph Hammerman is proof that the human body is capable of amazing things. Continue reading

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MTS Science

Posted: May 3, 2019 at 2:47 am

Ischemic heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality (12.7 %) worldwide, causing more than 7 million deaths per year.Native angiogenesis after infarction most often is not sufficient for appropriate supply of hibernating cardiomyocytes, leading to pathologic left ventricle (LV) remodeling and ischemic cardiomyopathy, a clinical entity characterized by a poor prognosis and severe symptoms in affected patients. Management of this disease often is limited, and curative strategies beside heart transplantation are lacking Continue reading

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Myocardial infarction – Osmosis Video Library

Posted: May 1, 2019 at 10:48 pm

According to the world health organization, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, as well as in the US. Of those, a large proportion are caused by heart attacks, also known as acute myocardial infarctions, or just myocardial infarctions, sometimes just called MI. The word infarction means that some area of tissue has died due to a lack of blood flow, and therefore a lack of oxygen. Continue reading

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Sudden death in young people: Heart problems often blamed …

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 9:47 pm

Sudden death in young people: Heart problems often blamed Sudden death in young people is rare, but those at risk can take precautions. Find out more about the risk factors, causes and treatments. Continue reading

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Cardiomyopathy | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle (myocardium). The muscle becomes abnormally thick, stiff or enlarged, affecting the hearts ability to fill or pump blood and maintain its rhythm. There are different types of cardiomyopathies, including: In some cases the heart of a child who has a cardiomyopathy will become progressively weaker and the child will end up in a stage of heart failure (difficulty breathing,difficulty eating,excessive sweating and poor growth)advanced enough to require transplantation Continue reading

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