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2012-06-27 22:45:42

A heart attack doesn't just damage heart muscle tissue by cutting off its blood supply, it also sets off an inflammatory cascade that worsens underlying atherosclerosis, actively increasing the risk for a future heart attack.

2012-06-27 17:45:21

Taxpayers could save millions of dollars if hospitals and provincial governments harmonized their prescription drug plans.

Moderate Amounts Of Coffee Shield Against Heart Failure
2012-06-27 08:40:49

Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center recently discovered that moderate coffee drinkers have an 11 percent lower risk of having heart failure.

2012-06-26 11:47:36

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs appear to be associated with reduced risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in men and women, but do not appear to be associated with reduced all-cause mortality or stroke in women.

Exposure To Traffic Noise Leads To Higher Heart Attack Risk
2012-06-22 05:45:10

According to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE, exposure to traffic noise could lead to a higher risk of having a heart attack.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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