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inactivity and electronics bad for kids
2014-05-20 12:57:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Young children are often encouraged to pursue activities besides watching TV and playing with electronic devices, and a new report has found that sedentary children can exhibit increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease as young as 6 to 8 years old. Published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, the new report is based on the Finland-based Physical Activity and Nutrition in...

2014-05-20 10:46:25

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Simulations find improved outcomes but suggest less frequent screening may be as beneficial One of the first studies to analyze the effectiveness of screening survivors of childhood cancer for early signs of impending congestive heart failure (CHF) finds improved health outcomes but suggests that less frequent screening than currently recommended may yield similar clinical benefit. The researchers, in a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine,...

2014-05-20 04:20:55

14th ANNUAL WENGER AWARDS HONORS THOSE MAKING EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three individuals and two organization were honored tonight for their leadership in advancing women's heart health at the 14(th) annual Wenger Awards, at the Ronald Reagan Building Atrium in Washington, DC. WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease hosts the Wenger Awards annually in recognition of those who have set a...

2014-05-19 12:44:08

European Society of Cardiology Women have the greatest increases in heart attacks and atrial fibrillation Hospital admissions for cardiovascular diseases increased during the Greek financial crisis, according to two studies from Athens. The research was presented today at the Heart Failure Congress 2014, held 17-20 May in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Dr Alexios Samentzas said: "Greece...

gum disease and heart disease
2014-05-19 09:50:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study presented on Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology has found that the same bacteria responsible for gum disease can also advance heart disease. While doctors recognize that individuals with gum disease are at greater risk for heart disease, gum disease isn't currently considered a standard risk factor for heart disease. "We report evidence that introduction of oral bacteria into the...

2014-05-16 11:35:38

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Even if treated, hypertension and high cholesterol are increasingly common for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), according to a new study from researchers at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals in New York and the University of California, Davis. The finding – published online in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes – leads the study authors to recommend greater emphasis on...

2014-05-15 23:10:18

Fritz Speaks at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science for Go Red for Women Event. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, Chief Medical Officer of National Health Care Provider Solutions, presented and spoke at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science to an audience of over 170 pharmacy school faculty along with first, second, and third year students. The inaugural Have a Heart Banquet supported and donated all proceeds from fundraising...

2014-05-14 23:02:59

Even if treated, hypertension and high cholesterol are increasingly common for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), reports Mount Sinai and University of California, Davis. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Even if treated, hypertension and high cholesterol are increasingly common for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), according to a new study from researchers at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals in New York and the University of California, Davis....

2014-05-14 20:23:53

WOODBRIDGE, ON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF)(CSE:PVO) ("Pivotal" or "the Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, today announced changes to its Board designed to increase its independence and enhance Pivotal's corporate governance at this stage of the Company's development. Dr. Jackowski has stepped down as Chairman of Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. effective May...

2014-05-13 23:01:03

During Stroke Awareness Month this May, Dr. Richard Amato is raising awareness that gum disease treatment can help reduce the risk of stroke. Research has linked periodontal disease and stroke, which means that people who postpone visiting Dr. Amato for gum surgery in Newtown, CT may be hurting their long-term health. Newton, CT (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 During Stroke Awareness Month in May, people with periodontal disease can make a commitment to better health by visiting Dr. Richard Amato...


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Circulation (journal)
2012-06-04 14:21:01

Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. In 2008 the journal added six subspecialty publications: Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Circulation: Heart Failure, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Circulation publishes articles related to research in and the...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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