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Latest Cardiovascular diseases Stories

2012-06-04 19:38:22

North Carolina's coordinated, regional systems for rapid care improved survival rates of patients suffering from the most severe heart attack.

2012-06-04 19:17:00

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers recently uncovered a brain signaling pathway responsible for regulating the renal excretion of sodium.

2012-06-04 09:30:55

Micah True, legendary ultra-marathoner, died suddenly while on a routine 12-mile training run March 27, 2012.

2012-06-01 08:52:35

Indiana University researchers found that the highly active middle-aged subjects in their study appear to avoid the arterial stiffening -- when arteries become less compliant as blood pumps through the body -- that typically comes with aging.

2012-05-31 05:22:27

250,000 people in the U.S. die from sudden cardiac arrest every year. Now, a genetic variant in a cardiac protein could be linked to heart rhythm dysfunction.

2012-05-30 10:59:23

Every single town in Australia has been rated on its proximity to cardiac care, before and after a heart attack.

2012-05-29 07:59:51

Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off – perhaps too well.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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