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Tax On Salt Could Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Deaths By 3 Percent
2012-04-23 04:25:01

Preliminary data from new Harvard report presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation

2011-11-04 10:20:06

Around 4,000 deaths could be prevented every year if the UK population adopted the average diet eaten in England.

2011-06-15 14:47:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Heart Federation members from around the globe, including Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa, African Heart Network, Pakistan's Heartfile, Danish Heart Foundation, Asia Pacific Heart Network and Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados, gathered today in New York for a meeting hosted by the American Heart Association with United Nations country representatives to discuss the growing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

2008-09-03 06:00:06

By LYNDSAY MOSS HEALTH CORRESPONDENT ALMOST four million people in the UK are unaware they have a high risk of developing heart disease, a major new study has found.

2008-09-03 00:00:06

NEARLY four million people in the UK may be unaware they are at high risk of developing heart disease, a major study has revealed. Researchers say one in three who are most at risk of getting cardiovascular disease (CVD) over the next 10 years has not yet been diagnosed.

2008-07-07 09:00:03

By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO For the first time, an influential doctors group is recommending that some children as young as 8 be given cholesterol-fighting drugs to ward off future heart problems.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.