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February 2006

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Male cardiology ward at SJIC Deccan Herald - Bangalore,India Mysore Minerals Limited (MML) on Thursday donated Rs 90 lakh to Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology (SJIC) to aid the hospital in its efforts to offer quality
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Big Hopes For A Little Heart WDIV - Detroit,MI,USA ... list. While waiting for word on an available heart, Kayden is being treated in the Variety Cardiology Center at Children's Hospital. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Cardiology of Tulsa Named Award Finalist By Microsoft Healthcare ... International News Service - Sydney,Australia Cardiology of Tulsa has been selected as a finalist for two awards presented by the Microsoft Healthcare Users Group as part of the 2006 MS-HUG Annual Awards. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Local physician named VP of cardiology society Houston Business Journal - Houston,TX,USA Houston physician Dr. Miguel Quinones has been appointed vice president of the Inter-American Society of Cardiology. The Inter-American ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Marlette Community Hospital expands cardiology services Huron Daily Tribune - Bad Axe,MI,USA ... "This technology will allow our cardiology staff to perform tests that, in the past, required patients to travel further distances for treatment," he says. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Impact of Atorvastatin on Cardiovascular Events on Older Patients ... DG News - USA ... study showed that the use of atorvastatin significantly reduced the risk of non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI) and fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) by as
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Heart Defect Survival Rates Up; Doctors Worried WNBC - New York,NY,USA ... Noggle was born with a heart defect, which led to three open-heart surgeries, all before the age of 10. Noggle has congenital heart disease. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Awareness of heart disease crucial for prevention Penn State Digital Collegian - University Park,PA,USA ... and 1 million adults are living with congenital heart disease, which occurs at birth, Nickolaus said. Heart defects are the No. 1 birth defect, Hunt said. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Congenital Heart Diseases HeartZine - London,UK So far, doctors have been able to determine some conditions and factors that put a child at risk of developing some form of congenital heart defect. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Eliza's mum helps make a difference Lynn News - King's Lynn,Norfolk,UK ... Wheeler hopes that her recent talk at Tilney St Lawrence Primary School will help other bereaved parents and families living with congenital heart disease. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Stem cells for heart disease? First things first Scientist - UK ... we don't understand molecular mechanisms of cardiac disease well enough ... in atrial tissue following neonatal pediatric surgery of congenital heart defects and ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

New Heart Alternative WOWT - Omaha,NE,USA ... Heart failure may also be caused by high blood pressure, infection of the heart, heart valve disease, congenital heart disease or excessive use of alcohol or ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Inhaled Nitric Oxide for the Postoperative Management of Pulmonary ... Anesthesia & Analgesia (subscription) - San Francisco,CA,USA ... This review examines the efficacy of iNO in the postoperative management of infants and children with congenital heart disease. ...
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          2006 - 24 Février-February  )

Medical advances help young heart patients with beating the odds Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... cardiologist Marjorie Tripp, who has treated Curtis since she was a newborn, first at Duke University Medical Center and now at Asheville Cardiology Associates ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

HK develops effective treatment for heart failure patients Xinhua - China ... The new treatment, introduced by the university's Division of Cardiology of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, is called Cardiac Contractility ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Cardiology of Tulsa Recognized As a Finalist for the 2006 MS-HUG ... Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA 16, 2006--Cardiology of Tulsa (COT) today announced that it was named a finalist for two awards presented by the Microsoft Healthcare Users Group (MS-HUG) as ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

PIC doctor was suspended for mishandling case Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan ... s surgery and several other reasons appear to be the grounds on which a ‘controversial' professor from the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) was ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Cardiologist joins HSA Cay Compass - Grand Cayman,Cayman Islands ... Dr. Peter Schultz managed a large non--invasive cardiology practice in Hamburg, Germany, from 1977 to 2005. He also served as medical ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Interventional Cardiology Milestone: CoreValve's ReValving(TM) ... Genetic Engineering News - Larchmont,NY,USA ... The ReValving procedure was performed by Eberhard Grube, MD, chief of cardiology at The Heart Center, Siegburg, Germany, and a consulting professor of medicine ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Heart defects No. 1 birth defect in US Aberdeen American News - Aberdeen,SD,USA ... husband's families," she says. "So we, like so many others, were in complete shock when we found out our son had a CHD. HLHS cannot be ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Role of the Metabolic Syndrome in Risk Assessment for Coronary ... Journal of American Medical Association (subscription) - Chicago,IL,USA Background: We sought to compare metabolic syndrome (MetS) with the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) as predictors of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and type ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Trends in Fetal Echocardiography and Implications for Clinical ... Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine ... to determine whether patterns of referral for fetal echocardiography (FE) and the subsequent yield for structural congenital heart disease (CHD) have changed ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Detection Rate of Early Fetal Echocardiography and In Utero ... Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine ... The purpose of this study was to evaluate the detection rate of early fetal echocardiography and the in utero development of congenital heart defects (CHD). ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Skinny kids and heart disease News 8 Austin - Austin,TX,USA Coronary heart disease (CHD) is sometimes called coronary artery disease. ... About 12.6 million Americans suffer from CHD, which often results in a heart attack. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Congenital heart defects in kids Packet Online - Bordentown,NJ,USA Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) are abnormalities in the heart's structure that occur in the early weeks of pregnancy and are present at birth. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

A heart for the rural heartland Deccan Herald - Bangalore,India ... by 2020 AD, up to three quarters of deaths in developing countries would result from non-communicable diseases and that coronary heart disease (CHD) will top ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Heart defects No. 1 birth defect in US Aberdeen American News - Aberdeen,SD,USA ... Todd Isaac Sell, 6-month-old son of Todd and Christi Sell, has a congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Congenital heart defect survivor offers hope Pictorial Gazette - Old Saybrook,CT,USA ... Kallie was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HHLS), a congenital heart defect that has only been recognized within the past two decades. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Governor ties Valentine's Day to heart defect awareness effort Bangor Daily News - Bangor,ME,USA Playing off a Valentine theme, Gov. John Baldacci has declared today "A Day for Hearts: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day.". ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Jake Moore and his miracle heart Salem News - MA, USA ... was anything but typical. Already in his young life, Jake has endured four open-heart surgeries due to a congenital heart defect. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

- Mending broken hearts Great Falls Tribune - Great Falls,MT,USA By PAULA WILMOT. The Great Falls brothers even have the same congenital heart defect, although Taylor has experienced more problems than his twin. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Brave Katie shows lots of heart Illawarra Mercury - Wollongong,New South Wales,Australia ... But the Tarrawanna girl has a congenital heart condition called ... At that stage, Katie's heart was the size of ... cardiologist correctly guessed what the defect was ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

One mother's Valentine's Day wish Brandon Sun - Manitoba, Canada Carson was born on April 4 with a congenital heart defect, and had to have open heart surgery just days later to save his life. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Mending a Broken Heart The Signal - Santa Clarita,CA,USA ... The congenital heart defect restricted blood flow, making it difficult for the youth to run or lift heavy objects without shortness of breath. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Haitian Child Gets Heart Surgery This Valentine's Day WCPO - Cincinnati,OH,USA ... Day. Carl Pierre underwent surgery Tuesday afternoon at Childrens Hospital (CHMC) to repair a congenital heart defect. Thanks to ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Congenital heart defects in kids Packet Online - Bordentown,NJ,USA February, designated as Heart Month, also marks Congenital Heart Defect Week -- a good time to get educated about this condition and its effects on children. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

An Evening with Mos Def' celebrates present-day Black History MyWestTexas.com - Midland,TX,USA ... Vivien Thomas, a black man who developed a surgical procedure with white medical doctor Alfred Blalock that corrects a congenital heart defect in children. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

A HEARTENING DAY Miami Herald - FL,USA ... Hospital, where Maxwell's condition was confirmed. He was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart syndrome, a congenital heart defect. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Hearts at center of annual gala Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription) - Knoxville,TN,USA ... squares created by pediatric cardiac patients; and two abstract paintings by 24-year-old artist Jessica Cooper, who was born with a congenital heart defect. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Officials urge defribillators for home use Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) - GA, USA ... He had a congenital heart defect. In October, Lewis Rogers, 49, of Lilburn died after a heart attack on a tennis court at Rhodes Jordan Park. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Kids celebrate their healed hearts at elementary school Tri-Valley Herald - Pleasanton,CA,USA ... 14 as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day, students and their parents learned information about heart defects, something that has affected three families ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Big miracle in a small package Lynchburg News and Advance - Lynchburg,VA,USA ... the next day. At UVa, Dylan was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect known as Tetralogy of Fallot. With this malformation, the ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Medical advances help young heart patients with beating the odds Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... number of patients born with heart defects who are living into adulthood, Asheville Cardiology has formed an Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, which ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN Pueblo Chieftain - Pueblo,CO,USA ... 20 percent of the American population has some form of the disease. There is helpful news, though. Congenital or hereditary factors related to heart health are ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

One mother's Valentine's Day wish Brandon Sun - Manitoba, Canada ... According to the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg and the Variety Children's Heart Centre, congenital heart disease is the most frequently occurring birth ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Trends in Fetal Echocardiography and Implications for Clinical ... Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine ... study was to determine whether patterns of referral for fetal echocardiography (FE) and the subsequent yield for structural congenital heart disease (CHD) have ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Triiodothyronine in neonatal heart surgery: Looking for an answer The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery ... to determine safety and efficacy of T3 supplementation in children less than 2 years of age undergoing surgical procedures for congenital heart disease. 3. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Timothy's sad farewell Blue Mountains Gazette - Blue Mountains,New South Wales,Australia ... Timothy's 17-month-old brother, Samuel, was diagnosed with a congenital heart disease in November last year. His family has had ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Pregnant Women With Heart Disease More Likely To Die During ... Kaiser network.org - Washington,DC,USA Women with congenital heart disease are 100 times as likely to die during pregnancy as women who do not have the condition, according to a report published on ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Women becoming more aware of heart disease SunHerald.com - Biloxi,MS,USA ... many disorders that affect the heart and include blockage of the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart - congenital heart disease, abnormal function ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Hearts at center of annual gala Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription) - Knoxville,TN,USA ... Pediatric heart disease is the focus of this year's gala. ... Air Force game; two packages from Heart Gala chief ... Cooper, who was born with a congenital heart defect ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Celebration honors 'Son' and his parents' strength Dallas Morning News (subscription) - TX,USA ... Those with Down syndrome are less likely to develop some cancers but are at higher risk for congenital heart disease, leukemia, Alzheimer's and other ailments. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Impact on outcomes after listing and transplantation, of a ... The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery ... RESULTS: From 1992 to 2002, there were 91 listing episodes in 84 patients (including 20 fetuses; 50% were male and 63% had congenital heart disease). ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

New children's heart valve News-Medical.net - Sydney,Australia ... memory metal alloy combined with less invasive procedure mean quicker recovery for children with heart disease. Children with congenital heart defects may soon ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Heart disease claims Valley girl who gives the gift of sight WAFF - Huntsville,AL,USA ... We told Megan's story two years ago. Born with a congenital heart disease, Megan suffered complications in her lungs that made a transplant impossible. ...
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          2006 - 20 Février-February  )

Today's HOME Spun Wisdom RisMedia.com - Norwalk,CT,USA ... and education and pass along information about heart defects and disease. In addition, Feb. 7-14, 2006 has been proclaimed "Congenital Heart Defect Awareness ...
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          2006 - 14 Février-February  )

A delicate matter of the heart Durango Herald - Durango,CO,USA ... It's Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day. ... "A serious congenital heart defect results in an enormous emotional and financial strain on families. ...
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          2006 - 14 Février-February  )

Broken Hearts: Merci's story Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Tupelo,MS,USA ... With Merci's rare heart defect, her arteries are transposed ... see if Merci's imperfect heart will grow ... for families dealing with congenital heart defects, said ...
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          2006 - 14 Février-February  )

Life a day to day proposition Tamworth Northern Daily Leader - Tamworth,New South Wales,Australia ... Both girls have complex congenital heart conditions, potentially fatal ailments which may ... of thing happening to me, but the statistics of heart disease are huge ...
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          2006 - 14 Février-February  )

Parents, staff and patients reunite after past surgeries Durham Herald Sun - Durham,NC,USA ... that he'd been born with "transposition of the great arteries" in his heart, said his parents, Stephanie and Greg Carter. It's a congenital defect that means
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          2006 - 14 Février-February  )

Pregnancy risk for heart patients BBC News - UK ... for long-term investment in the training of professionals to raise awareness of and boost skills in dealing with the risks of congenital heart disease (CHD) in ...
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          2006 - 14 Février-February  )

A purple heart for 16-year-old heart transplant patient Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA ... At 10 days old, Josh was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. He had open-heart surgery at 2 weeks old and a second at 21/2 ...
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          2006 - 14 Février-February  )

This Valentine's Day, consider a change of heart Cloquet Pine Knot - Cloquet,MN,USA ... or more forms of cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, stroke, and congenital heart defects. ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

High-tech heart Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Tupelo,MS,USA ... "There will be less undiscovered coronary artery disease," said Bertolet ... will be able to close holes in the heart resulting from congenital defects in ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

‘Domino' Transplant Involving Youngest Living Heart Donor ... Newswise (press release) - USA ... Although congenital heart disease can occur in about one percent of newborns, Richardson's type of heart anomaly is very rare and caused the right side of ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

GW Hospital Observes February Heart Month U.S. Newswire (press release) - Washington,DC,USA ... The month is also a time to address such issues as congestive heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, congenital cardiovascular disease and women's cardiac ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

Mothers raising awareness of babies born with heart defects Holbrook Sun - Weymouth,MA,USA February 7-14 is Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) Awareness Week, and a group of Massachusetts mothers agrees word needs to get out about the many children ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

Good news on heart disease USA Weekend - USA ... A new study published in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology" was conducted at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC Researchers ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

A teen with loads of heart Kennedy junior endures three ... Bellmore Herald - Bellmore,NY,USA Born with a congenital heart defect, the Kennedy High School junior has endured three heart transplants -- yes, three -- and a five-month bout with lymphoma. ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

It is Estimated by the AHA That the Cost of Cardiovascular ... Genetic Engineering News - Larchmont,NY,USA ... In this report, Decision Resources focus on three disease areas (coronary heart disease (CHD), acute coronary syndrome (ACS), and chronic heart failure (CHF ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

Judge spreads awareness of heart disease WALB-TV - Albany,GA,USA ... in May of 2004, where she asked her doctor about her risk of heart disease since her mother had a heart attack. "We discovered I had a congenital defect that I ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

Sudden Cardiac Death WOWT - Omaha,NE,USA ... Congenital heart disease or malformations can also lead to sudden cardiac death, especially in younger people. Generally, athletes are in top physical health. ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

Getting to the heart of hope Press-Enterprise (subscription) - Riverside,CA,USA Five-year-old Tanner M. Yanez was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect a few days after birth. With that came his mother's resolve ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

Cardiologist Harold Brooks joins the Searcy Medical Center staff Searcy Daily Citizen - Searcy,AR,USA ... Medicine. He completed internal medicine residency at the University of Texas and his cardiology fellowship at Harvard Medical School. ...
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          2006 - 06 Février-February  )

Baby Survives After Stent Placed In Heart In Utero CBS4Boston - Boston,USA ... Grace was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a congenital heart defect, which only gave her a 20 to 50 percent chance of surviving the ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Hospital, medical school join forces to battle childhood diseases Belleville News-Democrat - Belleville,IL,USA ... The new collaboration is designed to accelerate the search for cures in four areas: congenital heart disease; cancer; lung and respiratory disorders; and ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Children's Hospital, Wash. U. Team Up Against Childhood Diseases KSDK - St. Louis,MO,USA ... "Congenital heart disease, brain cancer, musculoskeletal disease, and respiratory and lung disease ... 22-year-old Chris Bay was born with a heart defect and had a ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

List of Minnesota Heart Survey research findings Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) - MN,USA ... Annals of Medicine 1989;21:157-162. Blackburn H. Trends and determinants of CHD mortality: Changes in risk factors and their effects. ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Researchers to Investigate Stem Cell Therapy in Heart Attack ... International News Service - Sydney,Australia ... "The potential to re-build damaged heart muscle by implanting stem cells that then become new muscle cells is one of the most exciting in cardiology," said Dr ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Boy receives heart surgery just hours after birth Shanghai Daily - Shanghai,China A BOY underwent surgery just six hours after he was born on Thursday to fix a congenital heart defect, making him the youngest person ever in China to undergo ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Foundation for Carolinas luncheon Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA ... Morton's Steakhouse is helping raise money for The Joining Hearts Pediatric Cardiology Fund at Levine's Children's Hospital by holding a benefit on Thursday at ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Pelham comes forward to help Iraqi father and son The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA ... last week was an opportunity to sightsee in New York during a trip that has expanded far beyond its original purpose of fixing Ali's congenital heart defect. ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Those heart repairs may not last a lifetime Los Angeles Times - CA,USA ... about 100 cardiologists nationwide specially trained in adult congenital heart disease. Considering that 1 in 150 babies is born with a heart defect, a soon-to ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Iraqi girl arrives for heart surgery Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK NEW YORK, NY, United States (UPI) -- An 8-year-old Iraqi girl has arrived in New York for surgery to repair a congenital heart defect after a month`s delay ...
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          2006 - 01 Février-February  )

Heartbreak mum's touching message Lynn News - King's Lynn,Norfolk,UK Mrs Wheeler wants to raise awareness about congenital heart disease, to help families whose children have the illness and other parents who have lost their ...
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