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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...

2014-02-05 23:22:16

Created in Partnership with The Neurosurgical Atlas by Aaron Cohen-Gadol, M.D. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the release of its new mobile application “Brain Aneurysm” for use on Apple and Android devices. The free app, now available for download on iTunes and Google Play, is designed to provide the general public with useful information about brain aneurysms, whenever and wherever they may need it....

2014-01-29 23:20:39

New Branding and Logo Reinforce a Commitment to Helping Those Affected by Brain Aneurysms Hanover, MA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 In 1994, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation was established as the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysms. As they prepare to celebrate their 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has become the world’s leading source of...

2014-01-27 23:28:05

500-patient, real-world study of innovative, lowest profile EVAR system bolsters strong library of clinical evidence. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 TriVascular, Inc. today announced the enrollment completion of the OVATION post-market registry, a 500-patient, 30-center European study. The multicenter prospective post-market registry evaluates the safety and performance of the Ovation and Ovation Prime™ Abdominal Stent Graft Systems, with patient follow-up out to five years....


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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