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Hospices not deactivating defibrillators in patients

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that patients admitted to hospice care who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) are rarely having their ICDs deactivated and are receiving electrical ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in Health
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Study finds gender gap persists in cardiac care

Gender differences persist in the quality of cardiac care across Ontario, according to a health study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). Ontario women who had ...

dateDec 09, 2009 in Health
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Heart disease: Research off the beating patch

It is an amazing sight: What looks like a tiny beating heart is actually a piece of synthetic, gauze-like mesh, barely the size of a fingernail, floating in a Petri dish. And yet it keeps squeezing away, nice and rhythmically.

dateJul 21, 2009 in Medical research
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