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2010-09-30 09:10:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Tired of routine check-ups where doctors find nothing wrong, then all of a sudden you suffer from a heart attack or heart disease? Now, researchers are able to use diagnostic CT to identify those at high risk for cardiovascular disease. "The results of this study show that radiologists can predict cardiovascular disease fairly well using identical findings of calcifications of the aortic wall on CT, along with minimal patient information, such as age, gender, and the...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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