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2012-03-02 11:25:28

Scientists modified a protein in the heart which dramatically reduced cell damage after heart attacks.

2011-04-25 08:00:00

CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,200 experts in cardiovascular medicine, vascular biology, endocrinology, hematology and other disciplines are expected to attend the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) 2011 Scientific Sessions, April 28-30, in Chicago, Ill.

2010-09-07 19:13:10

Progeria, also known as Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS), is a rare, fatal genetic disease characterized by an appearance of accelerated aging in children.

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2009-09-05 06:30:00

Broccoli has long been hailed as a heart healthy food, and now British scientists are certain that they know why.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.