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2014-09-07 11:59:54

Heart disease is an umbrella term for a wide range of related conditions that affect the heart. Coronary heart disease is one example, resulting from plaque build-up on the inner walls of arteries – this reduces the blood flow to the heart and thereby increases the chances of experiencing a heart attack or other complication. Other common heart conditions include: Brugada Syndrome This is a condition that affects the heart rhythm by restricting the sodium ions in heart cells,...

2014-09-03 16:29:13

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 3, 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 ("CVD") and overall health, announced today that the cardio-protective effects of Pivotal's unique Omega-3 formulation commercialized as VASCAZEN(®) was presented at the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Cardiology ("ESC") Congress 2014 in...

One Hour Of Moderate Exercise A Day Could Decrease Risk Of Heart Failure
2014-09-03 03:21:10

American Heart Association In a new study reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, researchers say more than an hour of moderate or half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower your risk of heart failure by 46 percent. Heart failure is a common, disabling disease that accounts for about 2 percent of total healthcare costs in industrialized countries. Risk of death within five years of diagnosis is 30 percent to 50 percent, researchers said....

2014-09-02 23:04:30

Study by Thomson Reuters reveals most impactful global scientific researchers Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 David J. Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., and John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., cardiologists with Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City and the University of Missouri – Kansas City, have dedicated their professional lives to cardiovascular research, producing innovative and impactful science that has defined and shaped cardiovascular care across the country. In...

Fruit Consumption Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Risk By Up To 40 Percent
2014-09-02 03:29:29

European Society of Cardiology Daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40%, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Dr Huaidong Du from Oxford, UK. The findings from the seven year follow-up study of nearly 0.5 million people in the China Kadoorie Biobank found that the more fruit people ate, the more their risk of CVD declined. Dr Du said: "CVD, including ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, is the leading cause of death...

2014-09-02 08:31:12

New Survey from the American Heart Association Finds Relationships Impact Heart Health DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being in a relationship is good for your heart in more ways than one, according to a new consumer survey conducted by the American Heart Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030909/MATCH The survey of 1,000 adults found that women improve their male counterpart's heart health when it comes to eating, having more sex and making healthier decisions. The...

2014-09-02 08:30:49

Presented in 'State of the Art and Featured Research Session' at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology Congress TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX BARCELONA, Spain and CALGARY, AB, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. (TSX: RVX) announced today that Dr. Jan Johansson, senior vice president of medical affairs at Resverlogix delivered an oral presentation at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona, Spain. In his presentation, entitled: 'Effects of...

2014-08-31 04:21:02

Symposium Builds on Philips' Support for SAVE Study Examining Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment on Cardiovascular Disease ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this week's European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) is sponsoring a key Satellite Symposia focused on managing patients with the complex combination of cardiovascular disease and sleep apnea. This session builds on Philips' ongoing support for the Sleep Apnea...

2014-08-22 23:07:48

Leading heart surgeons launch an early detection program to eliminate cardiovascular death. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The international team of heart surgeons at NY Heart Health Clinics are promoting non-invasive screening, risk assessment and public awareness of the four most preventable risks of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, even in asymptomatic patients: sudden death from heart disease, stroke, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus, and Peripheral Vascular...

Fenofibrate for diabetic women
2014-08-21 03:00:45

Dan Gafney, University of Sydney The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 percent in women with type-2 diabetes, a new University of Sydney study reveals. "The finding is good news for women," says the study's chairman, University of Sydney Professor, Tony Keech. "The study shows that fenofibrate reduced the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, or having a stroke or other adverse cardiovascular event by 30 percent in women and 13 percent...


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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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  • 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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