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Treatment Cost Could Influence Doctors’ Advice

3 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association said they would use cost data to rate the value of treatments.

Montefiore Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program

Montefiore Medical Center has been selected as one of 15 hospitals in the country to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program.

Running more may not help you live longer

last weekHealth : The Chart

No, this isn't an excuse to put down your running shoes. Unless, of course, you're already running more than 20 miles a week. Research presented this week at the annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in Washington shows runners who average more than 20 miles a week don't live as long as those who […]

Marriage is good for your heart and other new research

last weekHealth : The Chart

More than 13,000 cardiovascular experts met in Washington over the past few days for the Annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions, where more than 2,000 studies are being presented so doctors and researchers can learn about the latest research in diagnosing, treating and preventing heart disease. Show More Summary

Despite April 2014's Issue Of 'Journal Of The American College Of Cardiology,' NeoStem's AMR-001 Maintains Its Leverage For Stem Cell Based MI Treatment

By Shawn Arshad: I recently wrote an article in regards to NeoStem (NBS) and its progress towards stem cell treatment of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). The product I focused on was AMR-001. AMR-001 is an autologous bone marrow derived stem cell. Show More Summary

April 2014 Issue Of 'Journal Of The American College Of Cardiology' Might Increase NeoStem's AMR-001 Competition

By Shawn Arshad: I recently wrote an article in regards to NeoStem (NBS) and its progress towards stem cell treatment of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). The product I focused on was AMR-001. AMR-001 is an autologous bone marrow derived stem cell. Show More Summary

How Diet Soda can Hurt These 3 Stocks

The American College of Cardiology’s study on diet soda is affecting these three stocks in a large way. How they handle it is up to them, how you play it is up to you.

ACC14: The Quickening Pace of Change

2 weeks agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

I just returned from the American College of Cardiology and wanted to write down a few of my 50,000-foot impressions from the meeting for, as the song goes, the times, they are a-changin'. First, while I don't know the overall attendance at the meeting, there really appeared to be fewer attendees. Show More Summary

Study of Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Shows Strong Results, Reports U-M Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist

U-M's Dr. Aimee Armstrong reports valve had low rates of narrowing, leakage, and other adverse events, during American College of Cardiology meeting

Strong association between Mediterranean diet and lower risk of diabetes

Adoption of a Mediterranean diet is linked to a lower risk of diabetes, especially among people at high risk for cardiovascular disease, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session.Data...Show More Summary

Celiac disease linked to increased risk of coronary artery disease

People with celiac disease may have a near two-fold increased risk of coronary artery disease compared with the general population, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. read more

Two Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Physicians Honored by American College of Cardiology

Two Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute physician-researchers have been named recipients of prestigious awards from the American College of Cardiology. Eduardo Marban, MD, PhD, will be awarded the 2014 Distinguished Scientist Award (Basic Domain);...Show More Summary

Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to Present Research at American College of Cardiology Meeting

Investigators from Montefiore and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine will present findings from 27 studies at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session (ACC.14).

Making Sense Of The New Statin Recommendations

Perhaps you've read that the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and he American Heart Association (AHA) issued new guidelines on which persons should take statin drugs for the prevention of heart disease and stroke. On March 19, 2014,...Show More Summary

Review of IVC filters

This topic was recently reviewed in Current Opinion in Cardiology.From the abstract: In the past 18 months, the American College of Chest Physicians released the 9th edition of their guideline for the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism. Show More Summary

News from Annals of Internal Medicine on statins and personal genome services

1. Combo therapy with lower intensity statin may be an alternative to higher-intensity monotherapy for some patientsThe recent American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines recommend initiatingShow More Summary

Combo therapy with lower intensity statin may be an alternative to higher-intensity monotherapy for some patients

The recent American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines recommend initiating moderate or high-intensity statin monotherapy for patients with low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels ofShow More Summary

What One Cardiologist Thinks About the CVS Caremark Decision to Ban Cigarette Sales

2 months agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

By now the world has heard the remarkable news: that CVS Caremark will no longer be selling its tobacco products in any of its stores.  Locked and loaded with the news, the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiologists, local public health experts,

Amidst controversy, four new articles help physicians make sense of new cholesterol treatment guidelines

On November 12, 2013, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association issued clinical guidelines on cardiovascular disease risk assessment and cholesterol treatment. The new guidelines quickly became the source of debate among stakeholders and the controversy was widely covered in the news media. Show More Summary

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