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Latest Cardiovascular diseases Stories

2012-06-11 09:55:06

A Wayne State University School of Medicine study has found that an overwhelming majority of African-American patients with hypertension also suffered hidden heart disease caused by high blood pressure even though they displayed no symptoms.

Future Eye Exams Can Possibly Prevent Strokes
2012-06-08 06:27:46

A recent study shows that an eye test could help doctors diagnose a stroke before it happens, which would help save lives.

2012-06-08 05:20:37

Legendary ultra-marathoner Micah True suddenly died while on his typical 12-mile training run on March 27, 2012. The 58-year-old’s best-selling book, Born to Run, documents that he would run as far as 100 miles in a day.

Risk For Cardiovascular Disease In Teens May Decrease With Meditation Practice
2012-06-07 09:18:30

Regular meditation could decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in teens who are most at risk, according to Georgia Health Sciences University researchers.

2012-06-06 21:39:11

One of the top suspects behind killer vascular diseases is the victim of mistaken identity, according to researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who used genetic tracing to help hunt down the real culprit.

Air Pollution Increases Risk Of Repeated Cardiac Events
2012-06-06 04:52:37

According to new research, air pollution can impact cardiac events like heart attack and stroke as well as cause repeated episodes of these cardiac events.

2012-06-05 09:44:41

Physicians can reduce the number of heart failure deaths and unnecessary hospital admissions by using a new computer-based algorithm developed at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) that calculates each patient's individual risk of death.

2012-06-04 19:43:04

An ambitious effort to coordinate heart attack care among every hospital and emergency service in North Carolina improved patient survival rates and reduced the time from diagnosis to treatment.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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