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Seleccionan a San Juan entre los mejores destinos del Caribe

<b>San Juan - 8 de noviembre de 2013</b> – La Compañía de Turismo de Puerto Rico (CTPR) anunció que la ciudad de San Juan fue reconocida con el premio Top …

'Pacemaker' Device Could Improve Sleep Apnea

A new medical implant could help treat people with sleep apnea, a disorder that causes breathing to stop abnormally during sleep, researchers …

Case Study: A Case of Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia

The following is a case study intended for folks who look at defibrillator recordings. If you find it interesting, great. If you have no clue what is …

These Contact Lenses Work Like Telescopes For Your Eyes

Researcher Eric Tremblay explains the invention.<p><i>What is it? A real contact lens that can switch between magnifying an image and standard vision. it could be useful for both military personnel and patients with retinal diseases.</i><p>We built a telescope into a contact lens. It is similar to a hard …

America's 10 Strangest Strip Clubs

When the news broke that Newark Mayor Cory Booker was Tweeting with a dancer at a vegan strip club in Portland, many asked, <i>“There’s a vegan strip</i> …

Page Not Found - American College of Cardiology

The Customer Service Department is available to assist you with any questions you may have when using ACC.org. Representatives are available …

CardioExchange -

Posts<p>With this post, CardioExchange closes the book on six years of discussion and debate. It’s been interesting and illuminating, collegial even …

This Drone Could Save Heart-Attack Victims' Lives

When human response time is just too slow, robots can pick up the slack. That's the idea behind the Defikopter, a drone that parachutes …

Automatic Wireless Monitoring Shows Benefits in Chronic Heart Failure

Following in the wake of studies that failed to find benefits associated with remote wireless monitoring of heart failure (HF) patients, the In-Time …

The sad state of EMRs: How they are doing more harm than good

711 Shares<p>I used to be a big believer in the transformative power of digital data in medicine. In fact, I devoted the past decade of my life to …

Medical Device Daily

Researchers aim to replace electricity with light in heart defib<p>When a beating heart slips into an irregular, life-threatening rhythm, the treatment …

F/U to CRT case: Here's a RBBB CHF pt with normalized EF after CRT. Note evidence of LB delay by QLV & old ECG: http://t.co/2zRjcy8aLl

Radiografía del petróleo que tanto nos cuesta

Metro te presenta una infografía sobre el mercado mundial del petróleo del que dependemos en Puerto Rico.

Taking Our Medicine — Improving Adherence in the Accountability Era

Audio Interview<p>A new patient with an abnormal electrocardiogram comes to your office. He is 53, smokes, and has hypertension and hyperlipidemia. …

A Chest X-Ray You Don't See Everyday

Novel Heart Failure Drug From Novartis Gains ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Designation From FDA

Serelaxin, the novel therapy under development for the treatment of acute heart failure, has received a “breakthrough therapy” designation from the …

How To Get Rich In Your Country Of Choice [Infographic]

It's easy! Just inherit gobs of cash.<p>How do the rich get rich? The answer depends on geography.<p>This infographic, designed by studio BoldFace and published by Independent Newspapers, breaks down, for various regions, how the rich earned their dough. In the United States, it's a landslide: 67 percent …

St. Jude’s Durata Backed by Doctor Who Found Riata Flaws

Ernest Lau, a cardiologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Ireland, was one of the first doctors to identify a defect in St. Jude Medical …

Texas Bill Would Bring Email Privacy Into The 21st Century

With any luck, the federal government will follow suit.<p>Electronic communications laws are stuck in the last century. The Texas state legislature yesterday sent a bill to the governor's desk that aims to fix this, updating email privacy protections to reflect modern usage.<p>The bill, HB 2268, …

Study Questions Role Of Dual-Chamber ICDs For Primary Prevention

Dual-chamber ICDs are implanted in a majority of primary prevention patients without a pacing indication who receive an ICD. Although there are a …

Novel Leadless Pacemaker Makes Debut At HRS 2013

First results in human patients of a novel leadless pacemaker were presented last week at the HRS meeting in Denver by Vivek Reddy. Pacemaker leads …