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2011-02-09 11:51:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoping for that special heart filled with candy this month? That's not the only heart women should be thinking about during February, American Heart Month. Heart disease was once thought of as a man's disease, but no more. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women over 20, according to the American Heart Association. Heart disease kills more women each year than the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer....

2011-02-02 14:23:56

Frontotemporal dementia is caused by a breakdown of nerve cells in the frontal and temporal region of the brain (fronto-temporal lobe), which leads to, among other symptoms, a change in personality and behavior. The cause of some forms of frontotemporal dementia is a genetically determined reduction of a hormone-like growth factor, progranulin. Scientists around Dr. Anja Capell and Prof. Christian Haass have now shown that various drugs that are already on the market to treat malaria, angina...

2011-02-02 01:05:33

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Study Highlights:     * A mother's stroke history can help predict her daughter's risk of heart attack.    * Family history of stroke may be as useful as family history of heart attack in gauging heart attack risk. If you're a woman and your mother had a stroke, you may have a risk of heart attack in addition to a higher risk of stroke, according to new research on family history and heart disease published...

2011-02-01 15:00:00

Study Highlights: - A mother's stroke history can help predict her daughter's risk of heart attack. - Family history of stroke may be as useful as family history of heart attack in gauging heart attack risk. DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're a woman and your mother had a stroke, you may have a risk of heart attack in addition to a higher risk of stroke, according to new research on family history and heart disease published in the American Heart Association...

2010-12-23 17:08:30

Are negative aspects of social relations predictive of angina pectoris? A 6-year follow-up study of middle-aged Danish women and men Shouldering family demands and worries seems to increase the risk of angina, the precursor to coronary artery disease, reveals research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Previous research has indicated that rewarding personal relationships are a boost for heart health, so the authors wanted to know if the reverse might also be...

2010-12-01 06:28:00

DUBLIN, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced topline results from FAST-3 (For Angioedema Subcutaneous Treatment), the largest of the Phase III trials studying the use of Firazyr (icatibant) for treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE). The study showed that patients receiving treatment with Firazyr experienced a significantly faster time to onset of symptom relief from...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

DUBLIN, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced topline results from FAST-3 (For Angioedema Subcutaneous Treatment), the largest of the Phase III trials studying the use of FIRAZYR(R) (icatibant) for treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE). The study showed that patients receiving treatment with FIRAZYR experienced a significantly faster time to onset of symptom...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) reported on the presentation of results from the Company's sponsored preclinical research at the American Heart Association 2010 Annual Meeting Scientific Sessions being held November 13 - 17, 2010 in Chicago, IL. The new findings showed that coronary artery occlusion and reperfusion can substantially increase adenovector-mediated gene delivery to the heart, which is used in the Company's Generx product...

2010-10-22 00:00:38

New evidence confirming improved endothelial function in patients with symptomatic coronary artery disease, in a randomized, sham-controlled clinical trial Westbury, NY (Vocus) October 21, 2010 Vasomedical, Inc. ("Vasomedical") (OTC: VASO.OB), a world leader in the noninvasive treatment of cardiovascular diseases, today announced the online publication, on October 4, 2010 in the journal Circulation, of new evidence confirming improved endothelial function in patients with symptomatic...

2010-09-25 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas") announced results of a Phase IV study showing Lexiscan® (regadenoson) Injection was comparable to placebo in causing a >15% decrease in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) in subjects with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are likely candidates for myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) studies(1). Results were presented during an oral presentation today at...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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