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2013-06-18 11:39:56

In a study of more than 2,000 adults, researchers found that two MRI measurements of the abdominal aorta — the amount of plaque in the vessel and the thickness of its wall — are associated with future cardiovascular events, such as a heart attack or stroke.

2013-06-17 23:00:23

In a study of more than 2,000 adults, researchers found that two MRI measurements of the abdominal aorta — the amount of plaque in the vessel and the thickness of its wall — are associated

2013-06-13 23:01:00

Father's Day, on Sunday, June 16, is an excellent opportunity to help dad avoid a devastating heart attack or stroke.

Bioengineered Blood Vessels Successfully Implanted In Patient
2013-06-07 04:50:47

Surgeons at Duke University have announced the successful implantation of a bioengineered blood vessel in the United States.

2013-05-21 08:34:16

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have mapped the significance of heredity for common forms of atherosclerotic disease.

2013-04-29 15:20:35

Scientific collaborators from Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) have uncovered the molecular pathway by which new arteries may form after heart attacks, strokes and other acute illnesses bypassing arteries that are blocked.

2013-04-24 14:30:30

Long term exposure to air pollution may be linked to heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries".


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.