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2013-12-03 23:25:57

Hearing loss was once considered an inevitable price of growing older.

2013-11-14 11:42:43

The resting pulse rate of UK pre-teens may have risen by up to two beats a minute during the past 30 years.

Cholesterol Guidelines Updated
2013-11-13 11:38:29

Cholesterol-lowering drugs should be prescribed to about 33 million more Americans, according to new guidelines for healthcare providers recently released by a joint committee from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology.

Pair Of Studies Add Evidence To Link Between Obesity, Poor Health
2013-11-12 06:45:56

Overweight people face an increased risk of heart attack and ischemic heart disease (IHD), even in the absence of other risk factors, and older obese women face an increased risk of death, chronic disease and mobility issues prior to the age of 85.

2013-11-07 15:39:10

Patients with obesity undergo a disproportionately higher number of elective orthopaedic surgeries in the U.S.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.