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2013-10-01 23:27:19

Farmers' market manager lauds HMHP for embracing healthful diet as integral part of wellness program. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 After suffering a heart attack in 2007, Jim Converse, manager of the Northside Farmers’ Market, underwent quintuple heart bypass surgery at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Last Oct. 17, after setting up for a farmers’ market at St. E’s, Converse suffered a second heart attack. "It was a busy day setting up tables and at...

2013-09-24 11:02:46

Study translates to humans a finding previously shown in lab animals that could lead to new therapy to use with statins or in place of them University at Buffalo translational researchers are developing a richer understanding of atherosclerosis in humans, revealing a key role for stem cells that promote inflammation. The research was published last month in PLOS One. It extends to humans previous findings in lab animals by researchers at Columbia University that revealed that high...

2013-09-17 23:29:24

Naturopathic doctor and health educator Elie Klein recently released a new book: "Read this if you have a Heart, the Book on Lowering Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Naturally." The book—which boldly dismisses myths about cardiovascular disease—is the foundation for Klein’s Healthy Heart seminars, to be held in September and October at various locations across the Greater Toronto Area as well as online. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Thanks to a...

2013-09-13 08:12:39

Similarities found between HIV-associated brain damage and impairment from genetic fat-storage disease Johns Hopkins scientists have found that levels of certain fats found in cerebral spinal fluid can predict which patients with HIV are more likely to become intellectually impaired. The researchers believe that these fat markers reflect disease-associated changes in how the brain metabolizes these fat molecules. These changes disrupt the brain cells' ability to regulate the activity of...

2013-09-12 23:00:12

Amgen's new drug AMG services patients struggling with high cholesterol. In reaction to the latest statistics released by Amgen, family lifestyle publication Home And Recreation calls the drug a "New Hope For Combating High Cholesterol". (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 In a recently published article from HomeAndRecreation.org, the family-oriented magazine website alerted readers to the conclusion of Phase 2 testing of experimental cholesterol drug AMG. As reported on Home And...

New Study Finds Anorexia Has A Genetic Link, At Least Partially
2013-09-11 15:38:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 3.8 million Americans will suffer from anorexia at some point in their life. Thought to be primarily psychological in nature, anorexia nervosa may have a partial genetic cause – according to a new report in Molecular Psychiatry. “These findings point in a direction that probably no one would have considered taking before,” said study author Nicholas J. Schork, a professor at...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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