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Gene therapy for heart patients with chest pains who do not benefit from other treatments

Gene therapy for heart patients with chest pains who do not benefit from other treatments

Invasive procedures do not necessarily improve survival for heart patients

Invasive procedures do not necessarily improve survival for heart patients

Non-invasive fingertip test can identify coronary disease at its earliest stages

Non-invasive fingertip test can identify coronary disease at its earliest stages

Hypnosis helps kids undergoing difficult procedure called voiding cystourethography

Hypnosis helps kids undergoing difficult procedure called voiding cystourethography

Angioplasty may replace bypass for more patients who are also receiving a new heart valve

Angioplasty may replace bypass for more patients who are also receiving a new heart valve

Study evaluates new stroke prevention treatment

Study evaluates new stroke prevention treatment

Cardiovascular experts issue blueprint for safer X-Ray imaging

Cardiovascular experts issue blueprint for safer X-Ray imaging

Carbon coatings to prevent bacteria collecting on indwelling catheters

Carbon coatings to prevent bacteria collecting on indwelling catheters

A new magnetic navigation system shows promise for use during percutaneous coronary interventions

A new magnetic navigation system shows promise for use during percutaneous coronary interventions

Scientists have developed a fast and safe method for collecting heart stem cells from small amounts of biopsied heart tissue

Scientists have developed a fast and safe method for collecting heart stem cells from small amounts of biopsied heart tissue

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

Coronary stents have no impact on mortality over the long term

Coronary stents have no impact on mortality over the long term

Rosiglitazone helps boost the effectiveness of a treatment for opening clogged arteries

Rosiglitazone helps boost the effectiveness of a treatment for opening clogged arteries

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Coronary angioplasty within 24 hours of medical therapy could improve the outcome for heart-attack patients

Coronary angioplasty within 24 hours of medical therapy could improve the outcome for heart-attack patients

Surgery for angina in the elderly provides long-term mortality

Surgery for angina in the elderly provides long-term mortality

FDA clears device to remove blood clots from the brain in patients experiencing an ischemic stroke

FDA clears device to remove blood clots from the brain in patients experiencing an ischemic stroke

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

Aggressive treatment of brain blood clots can produce a good outcome for many stroke patients

Aggressive treatment of brain blood clots can produce a good outcome for many stroke patients