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Sonia Olea Coontz had a stroke in 2011 that affected the movement of her right arm and leg. After modified stem cells were injected into her brain as part of a clinical trial, she says her limbs "woke up."

Stem Cells Safe and Beneficial for Chronic Stroke Patients

Findings of a small clinical trial led by investigators from the Stanford University School of Medicine shows that injecting modified, human,... Read more

Salt

New Study Reopens Debate Over Low-Sodium-for-All Public-Health Policies

Findings from a new study show that low sodium intake may be harmful. Results indicate that populationwide sodium reduction is ill-advised. Only... Read more

TAVR

TAVR Successful at Centres Without On-site Surgical Backup

New data shows that rates of major complications and in-hospital mortality are similar when patients undergo TAVR at hospitals with or without on-site... Read more

Heart Disease

Avoidable Heart Attacks in Europe

According to Prof. Fausto Pinto, President of the European Society of Cardiology, many people in Europe are dying of heart disease, prematurely... Read more

One-third of Heart Failure Patients Fail to Return to Work

One-third of patients hospitalized with heart failure for the first time have not returned to work one year later, reveals a study presented... Read more

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Professor Rafael Beyar is General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel, the major academic hospital serving northern Israel. He received his MD from Tel Aviv University (1977), his DSc from the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion (1983), and his MPH from the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University (2008).... Read more

Prof. Alain Cribier, MD, MD, FACC, FESC has been Chief of Cardiology at the University Hospital Charles Nicolle of Rouen, France for 20 years. He became widely recognised for having developed new interventional technologies for the treatment of valvular heart diseases: balloon aortic valvuloplasty in 1985, mitral commissurotomy in 1994, and, after... Read more

Prof. Tienush Rassaf took up his appointment as Editor-in-Chief, Cardiology, HealthManagement.org in September 2016. Prof. Rassaf has since August 2015 been Department Head and Chair of Cardiology (Cardiology and Vascular Medicine from August 2016) at the Westgerman Heart- and Vascular Center at the University of Essen, Germany.   He was born in Cologne,... Read more

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