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First Edition: April 8, 2013

First Edition: April 8, 2013

Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A predicts cardiovascular events: Study

Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A predicts cardiovascular events: Study

Study shows simple blood test may help patients with risks for heart disease

Study shows simple blood test may help patients with risks for heart disease

AHA/ASA identify top cardiovascular and stroke research advances for 2012

AHA/ASA identify top cardiovascular and stroke research advances for 2012

New survival results from Genentech’s Perjeta Phase III combination study on HER2-positive mBC

New survival results from Genentech’s Perjeta Phase III combination study on HER2-positive mBC

Janssen receives positive opinion from EMA CHMP for ZYTIGA to treat mCRPC

Janssen receives positive opinion from EMA CHMP for ZYTIGA to treat mCRPC

Case reports highlight importance of vitamin and mineral supplementation after bariatric surgery

Case reports highlight importance of vitamin and mineral supplementation after bariatric surgery

Duke researchers develop new 3-D tool for heart surgery

Duke researchers develop new 3-D tool for heart surgery

E-cigarettes light up battle against adverse effects of smoking

E-cigarettes light up battle against adverse effects of smoking

Catheter ablation for Afib is safe and suppresses arrhythmia recurrences

Catheter ablation for Afib is safe and suppresses arrhythmia recurrences

Cardiovascular screening with ECG in young athletes is cost effective

Cardiovascular screening with ECG in young athletes is cost effective

Screening checks in adolescents with hypertension diverge from guidelines

Screening checks in adolescents with hypertension diverge from guidelines

BCVI introduces comprehensive program for patients with BAV

BCVI introduces comprehensive program for patients with BAV

First clinical trial to test cardiac drug regimen for DMD

First clinical trial to test cardiac drug regimen for DMD

Physically fit patients with LVH have a significantly lower risk of death

Physically fit patients with LVH have a significantly lower risk of death

Genentech's Perjeta helps people with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer live longer

Genentech's Perjeta helps people with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer live longer

Routine screening with echocardiogram can detect more cases of RHD

Routine screening with echocardiogram can detect more cases of RHD

Special echocardiograms show promise for early detection of heart disease in RA patients

Special echocardiograms show promise for early detection of heart disease in RA patients

Study investigates link between BMI and cardiac function in obese adolescents

Study investigates link between BMI and cardiac function in obese adolescents

Asymptomatic patients can benefit from ExE after coronary revascularization

Asymptomatic patients can benefit from ExE after coronary revascularization