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healthy lifestyle reverses heart disease risk
2014-07-01 05:33:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Eliminating unhealthy habits such as losing weight and kicking the cigarette habit in your 30s and 40s could potentially reverse the natural progression of coronary artery disease, according to new research appearing in the June 30 edition of the journal Circulation. According to lead investigator Bonnie Spring, a professor of preventive medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and her colleagues,...

2014-04-15 08:31:02

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) today presented highlights of financial results fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, and other recent developments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/LA04094 Focus on Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Biologics The Company recently announced that the U.S.-based Cardium Therapeutics operations will be primarily focused on the clinical and commercial development...

2014-02-05 11:28:09

In an analysis of blood pressure patterns over a 25-year span from young adulthood to middle age, individuals who exhibited elevated and increasing blood pressure levels throughout this time period had greater odds of having higher measures of coronary artery calcification (a measure of coronary artery atherosclerosis), according to a study in the February 5 issue of JAMA. "Blood pressure (BP) represents a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Current risk...

Cheer Up And Get Heart Healthy!
2013-07-10 06:01:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reveals that people with cheerful temperaments are significantly less likely to suffer a coronary event such as a heart attack or sudden cardiac death. People who are anxious or depressed are more likely to have heart attacks and die from them than those whose dispositions are lighter, prior studies have shown. The new study, published in the American Journal of Cardiology,...

2012-08-16 13:10:20

A research team from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD), University of Exeter, and University of Cambridge has for the first time established a link between high levels of urinary Bisphenol-A (BPA) and severe coronary artery stenosis (narrowing of the arteries). The study is published in PLoS ONE today, 15th August 2012. The team analysed data from 591 patients who participated in the Metabonomics and Genomics Coronary Artery Disease (MaGiCAD) study in...

2012-08-14 23:02:37

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center is among the first medical facilities in the country to participate in the ALERTS Pivotal US trial, which evaluates the safety and effectiveness of the AngelMed Guardian implantable cardiac monitor and alert system. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Lourdes Cardiology Services recently announced its participation in the ALERTS Pivotal US trial for the AngelMed Guardian implantable cardiac monitor and alert system, which prompts patients of a heart...

2012-07-26 13:15:49

Adding computed tomography (CT) scans to standard screening procedures may help emergency room staff more rapidly determine which patients complaining of chest pain are having a heart attack or may soon have a heart attack, and which patients can be safely discharged, according to a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. Researchers in the study focused on a condition known as acute coronary syndrome, which includes...

2012-07-20 23:02:12

New online Coronary CT scoring application standardizes data collection. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 MDDX, a provider of biomedical research software and services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries today announced the release of Online Coronary CT eCRF. This free application allows medical researchers to characterize coronary plaque via an IPAD or web-enabled computer. MDDX is providing the application at no charge to accelerate disease discovery by standardizing data...

2012-06-11 20:29:00

Research shows a molecular imaging technique can accurately predict coronary artery disease by assessing blood vessels' ability to expand under stress Patients with cardiovascular disease will now benefit from a powerful new molecular imaging tool to detect disease in the main arteries supplying oxygen to the heart, say researchers presenting studies at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting. When an active heart needs more oxygen, blood vessels have a natural ability to...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.