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2009-11-05 07:47:56

While studying how the heart is formed, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine serendipitously found a novel cellular source of atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of abnormal heart beat.

2009-04-09 16:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by the Newseum: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080919/NEWSEUMLOGO ) WHAT: Newseum Birthday Party WHEN: Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m.

2008-09-15 12:10:00

U.S. physicians have described the unusual case of a 35-year-old woman who suffered a stroke minutes after having sexual intercourse.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.