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2011-03-29 13:00:10

Guidelines result of collaboration between Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Canadian Heart Rhythm Society The Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Canadian Heart Rhythm Society have produced the first-ever comprehensive guidelines on the use of genetic testing in the clinical management of inherited heart rhythm disorders, released in the March/April issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology (http://www.onlinecjc.ca/) published by Elsevier. The guidelines, entitled "Recommendations for...

2009-08-04 12:48:58

Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the incidence of cardiac events and mortality in patients with existing heart disease, U.S. researchers said. We now have tremendous and compelling evidence from very large studies, some dating back 20 and 30 years, that demonstrate the protective benefits of omega-3 fish oil in multiple aspects of preventive cardiology, lead author Dr. Carl Lavie, medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, said in a...


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Heart (journal)
2012-05-14 11:42:00

Heart is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1939 as the British Heart Journal and published biweekly by the BMJ Group. It went online with HighWire Press in 1999. This is the official journal of the British Cardiac Society. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Adam D. Timmis. The journal covers all areas of cardiovascular medicine and surgery. Topics covered include coronary disease, electrophysiology, valve disease, imaging techniques, congenital heart disease, heart...

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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