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Mayo Scientist Receives American Heart Association 2014 Basic Research Prize

ROCHESTER, Minn. —The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded the 2014 Basic Research Prize to Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic. The award, presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago, recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science. Dr. Terzic was commended for pioneering applications [...]

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We're Chatting About Heart Health

Join @Mayo Clinic and @American_Heart for a #HeartChat moderated by @USAToday’s @LizSzabo 1-2 p.m. ET Wednesday, Feb. 26th Topics: Statins and blood pressure drugs Symptoms in stroke, heart attack and heart disease  Best ways to prevent heart disease Signs of heart attack or stroke Latest cardiovascular research Other heart/stroke organizations and [...]

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Mayo Clinic's Dr. Brott, Stroke Researcher, Receives Prestigious AHA Award

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Thomas G. Brott, M.D., a neurologist and director for research at Mayo Clinic in Florida, has been named the recipient of the American Heart Association's 2013 Clinical Research Prize. The award recognizes and rewards an individual who is making outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science and who currently heads an [...]

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Two Drugs Do Not Improve Kidney Function in Acute Heart Failure Patients

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIIATcVBdrk Contrary to results of smaller studies, two drugs tested in a larger trial did not improve kidney function in acute heart failure patients. Lead author and Mayo Clinic cardiologist Horng Chen, M.B., B.Ch., says, “Kidney-enhancing therapies in acute heart failure continue to elude us. In the past five years, all the major acute heart failure therapeutic clinical trials have [...]

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Do You Know The Latest Lifesaving CPR Steps?

Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses What's New For CPR Awareness Month ROCHESTER, Minn. - June 8, 2012.  Just the idea of performing CPR can intimidate the average person, whether it’s the thought of saving a life or or just trying to remember all of the steps.  Well, maybe it's not that difficult.  A [...]

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Stem cell study helps clarify the best time for therapy to aid heart attack survivors

A research network led by a Mayo Clinic physician found that stem cells obtained from bone marrow delivered two to three weeks after a person has a heart attack did not improve heart function. This is the first study to systematically examine the timing and method of stem cell delivery [...]

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