PCR statement on evolving indications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Paris, France, 21 May 2019. Severe symptomatic aortic stenosis, a degenerative disease-causing calcification and immobility of the aortic valve leaflets leading to left ventricular outflow obstruction, is the most common valve lesion leading to intervention in Europe and the USA. Symptoms include heart failure, syncope and angina, and have a dismal prognosis if left untreated.…

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A new approach to targeting cancer cells

IMAGE: The Pellecchia lab at UC Riverside is working on an approach in which effective drugs can be obtained by appropriately designing molecules to contain an aryl-fluoro sulfate (the chemical group… view more  Credit: Pellecchia lab, UC Riverside. RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A University of California, Riverside, research team has come up with a new approach to…

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New workforce legislation highlights programs essential to care we need as we age, AGS

New York (May 17, 2019)–The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) today offered a ringing endorsement of the Educating Medical Professionals and Optimizing Workforce Efficiency and Readiness (EMPOWER) for Health Act of 2019 (H.R. 2781), a proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives to ensure communities across the U.S. have access to health professionals and other critical…

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