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2011-06-03 13:17:57

In Western societies, atherosclerosis of the arteries is one of the leading causes of death.

2011-05-17 13:13:28

The coronary arteries of Princess Ahmose-Meryet-Amon - as visualised by whole body computerised tomography (CT) scanning - will feature in two presentations at the International Conference of Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging (ICNC) this week in Amsterdam (15-18 May).

2011-05-06 10:37:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the U.S.

2011-04-28 12:04:00

HOUSTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraCell Laboratories has officially been granted a license to provide its Lipoprotein Particle Profile(TM) (LPP(TM)) test, which assesses cardiovascular risk, to New York state physicians and patients.

2011-03-24 13:09:00

New DMC Cardiovascular Institute technique restores blood flow to lower limbs DETROIT, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has implemented a ground-breaking new medical technology designed to protect patients with diabetes-related arterial disease from the risk of foot or leg amputation. The innovative new procedure is aimed at greatly reducing the need for lower-limb amputations by restoring interrupted blood-flow to...

2011-03-07 17:24:13

A new study published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering shows that a MEMS thermal sensor deployed by an angiogram catheter can detect the earliest stages of atherosclerosis.

2011-02-09 00:01:31

SHAPE today urged journalists working on American Heart Month stories to update their advice for how apparently healthy individuals can discover hidden heart attack risk.

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2011-02-03 12:28:00

Researchers report that they have designed nanoparticles that find clots and make them visible to a new kind of X-ray technology.

2011-01-20 15:22:42

Results from the PROSPECT clinical trial shed new light on the types of vulnerable plaque that are most likely to cause sudden, unexpected adverse cardiac events, and on the ability to identify them through imaging techniques before they occur.

2011-01-13 14:04:43

The discovery that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good cholesterol") is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease has fostered intensive research to modify HDL levels for therapeutic gain.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.