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March 20, 2013
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  • Higher cardiac death risk seen with anxiety, depression
    Older heart disease patients who have anxiety and depression had three times the risk of death compared with those who only have heart disease, a study revealed. "Patients with heart disease who experience high anxiety during the stressors of everyday life may benefit from treatments designed to reduce anxiety, such as medications targeting anxiety or stress management," lead researcher Lana Watkins said. The work was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. HealthDay News (3/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Tattoo could transmit wound-healing progress to doctor
    An experimental electronic tattoo could monitor patients' heart rate, temperature, stress level, hydration and other symptoms and transmit them to a health care provider. Materials scientists at the University of Illinois say they can print circuits directly onto skin using a rubber stamp, then cover them with a spray-on, protective bandage. A tattoo applied near a wound could transmit healing data to doctors, researcher John Rogers said. The Guardian (London)/Architecture and Design Blog (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Sequestration threatens faster FDA reviews, Hamburg says
    Across-the-board sequestration cuts could hurt the FDA's efforts to accelerate new drug reviews, said FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg during MassBio's annual meeting. Hamburg hopes Congress will allow the agency to put user fees paid by drugmakers toward its operating expenses. Boston Herald (3/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • ASNC2013 Registration is Now Open!
    Register today for ASNC's annual meeting in Chicago, Sept. 26-29, 2013. An exciting new program has been developed with a new Patient-Centered Multimodality Imaging track. Joint sessions with professional imaging societies, international research presentations, debates and much more! Don't forget to make your hotel reservations at the Hyatt Regency Chicago by clicking here! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Hurry -- Register for ICNC 11 Today!
    Register today for ICNC 11, which will be held May 5-8, 2013, in Berlin. ICNC 11 is a key international scientific event that has been organized for more than 20 years. This exciting and diversified scientific program will offer a full spectrum of educational opportunities ranging from continuing education to cutting-edge presentations of new and original scientific research. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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