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2010-06-08 12:19:54

Research shows that a hybrid form of molecular imaging may improve the effectiveness of a therapy that uses a device for patients with congestive heart failure.

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2010-03-02 08:45:00

Each year, two in every 100,000 young athletes succumb to sudden cardiac death, fueling a debate over what constitutes a comprehensive health screening prior to sports participation.

2010-02-22 09:50:13

Black women are at significantly increased risk for developing a potentially deadly weakening of the heart muscle around the time of childbirth, researchers report.

2010-02-01 07:30:00

The HCMA Says a Simple Genetic Test Can Tell For Sure HIBERNIA, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetic disease that causes the heart muscle to become abnormally large.

2010-01-15 19:02:39

Columbia Research Suggests More Targeted Treatment, Prevention is Warranted.

2010-01-14 14:45:48

Investigators in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital have identified a link between specific modifications of the dystrophin gene and the age of cardiac disease onset in patients with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD).

2009-11-25 14:28:25

Unstable structural elements of the heart muscle lead to heart failure / Heidelberg cardiologists publish in Nature Medicine.

2009-11-10 12:48:00

BERLIN, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The 500th patient to receive an INCOR(R) ventricular assist device was implanted on 20 October 2009 at the German Heart Institute Berlin. The 39-year-old male patient was suffering from dilative cardiomyopathy, a disease that causes the heart to enlarge and the heart muscle to weaken to the extent that it cannot provide enough blood flow through the body.

2009-11-03 15:42:30

Myocarditis is an important, and often unrecognized cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

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2009-10-21 12:35:00

A sperm donor with an undetected genetic heart defect passed on the condition to nine of his 24 children, one of whom died at the age of 2 from the condition.


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2008-05-22 18:26:48

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.