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2014-04-18 12:36:49

Researchers from Yale School of Medicine and Celera Diagnostics have confirmed the significance of a genetic variant that substantially increases the risk of a frequently fatal thoracic aortic dissection or full rupture. The study appears online in PLOS ONE. Thoracic aortic aneurysms, or bulges in the artery wall, can develop without pain or other symptoms. If they lead to a tear — dissection — or full rupture, the patient will often die without immediate treatment. Therefore, better...

2014-04-11 08:24:05

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices...

2014-04-08 08:31:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today that it has closed a $20.0 million Series D venture capital financing, led by existing investor Delphi Ventures. All of Sequent's other existing investors participated in the financing, Domain Associates, US Venture Partners, and Versant Ventures. "We appreciate the continued support from our investor consortium as we continue to build Sequent into a leading neurovascular franchise," said Tom...

Marriage Can Be Healthy For Your Heart
2014-03-29 05:44:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apparently marriage is good for your heart in more ways than one, as new research presented Saturday at the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) suggests that men and women lucky enough to have found wedded bliss are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than their divorced, single or widowed counterparts. According to The Telegraph, lead investigator Dr. Carlos L. Alviar and his...

2014-03-14 08:27:04

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/58tpv4/endovascular ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Endovascular Cerebral Aneurysm Repair Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global market for the endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms, which currently stands at US$980 million, is expected to reach $1.4 billion by 2020, a...

2014-03-05 23:00:14

Trial Evaluates Safety and Efficacy of Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing System (EVAS) Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, has been chosen as the only clinical trial site in Pennsylvania for a new investigational stent graft device designed to be used for the repair of infrarenal aortic aneurysms. The EVAS FORWARD trial, sponsored by Endologix, Inc., will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Nellix™...

2014-03-01 23:00:58

Transparency Market Research Report added "Stent Grafts Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/stent-grafts-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 A stent graft is a tube shaped device composed of a rigid structure called a stent (mostly a metal) and a special fabric covering the stent. A stent is a metal mesh without any covering...

2014-02-20 23:21:58

The Resolution was Introduced to Raise Awareness About Brain Aneurysms Hanover, MA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 On February 11, 2014, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced Senate Resolution 353 designating September 2014 as “National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month”. The resolution was introduced to raise awareness about brain aneurysms, educate the public about the importance of early detection, and highlight the need for further research regarding this serious illness. The...

2014-02-14 16:25:10

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/437ht8/aortic) has announced the addition of the "Aortic Intervention Market - 2014 Edition" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/437ht8/aortic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to the analysts of this report, the aortic intervention market, which currently stands at $2 billion, is poised...

2014-02-10 12:25:33

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A screening program for abdominal aortic aneurysms, integrated into an electronic health record, dramatically reduced the number of unscreened at-risk men by more than 50 percent within 15 months, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, which -- if ruptured -- can result in death. It is estimated that more than one...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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