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heart attack protein
2014-09-04 03:00:00

Vincent Lamontagne, University of Ottawa Heart Institute A team of researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, led by Dr. Alexandre Stewart, have uncovered an intriguing link between heart attacks and a protein that is of great interest to drug companies for its impact on cholesterol. The team found that levels of the protein PCSK9 were elevated in the blood of patients having an acute heart attack, but not in those who never had a heart attack or who had recovered from one...

Fenofibrate for diabetic women
2014-08-21 03:00:45

Dan Gafney, University of Sydney The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 percent in women with type-2 diabetes, a new University of Sydney study reveals. "The finding is good news for women," says the study's chairman, University of Sydney Professor, Tony Keech. "The study shows that fenofibrate reduced the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, or having a stroke or other adverse cardiovascular event by 30 percent in women and 13 percent...

2014-08-06 23:10:08

Treatment for STEMI heart attacks is crucial for the overall quality care provided by hospitals in New Orleans. As a leader in this field, West Jefferson Medical Center has been awarded American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 West Jefferson Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is the only recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award out of all hospitals in New Orleans. The...

heart attack timing
2014-07-31 04:00:24

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Going to the hospital for a heart attack during evenings, weekends and holidays increases your risk of dying 13 percent compared with people arriving during workday hours, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe type of heart attack caused by a...

2014-07-29 23:01:01

The manufacturer of the testosterone injection, Delatestryl, is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the company failed to warn about the risk of cardiovascular events, including blood clot, stroke, heart attack, and death. There have been global, mounting concerns about the risks of testosterone replacement drugs after regulators began investigating the issue; the safety reviews were prompted by two studies showing a higher risk of cardiovascular issues in men who use testosterone...

2014-07-24 23:12:56

80s cover band Flashback Heart Attack topped last year's performance at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual charity event by breaking out the rock stars Saturday night. The night set record numbers on attendance and net a profit for Pipeline to a Cure and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The event, called Pipeline to a Cure, took place Saturday July 19, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, Calif. The evening, coming off the buzz...

2014-07-24 23:07:37

Cheapesthealthinsurancecost.com (http://www.cheapesthealthinsurancecost.com/) announces a new blog post, “How To Find Life Insurance After A Heart Attack?”. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Cheapesthealthinsurancecost.com has released a new blog post explaining how to find life insurance after a heart attack. Clients who had a heart attack can still find affordable life insurance by comparing online quotes. No medical exam life insurance plans have a simplified application process that can be...

2014-07-24 11:35:43

American College of Cardiology Study underscores need to address risk factors such as diabetes, blood pressure, smoking While awareness campaigns may be getting women to go to the hospital more quickly during a heart-attack, a new look at hospital data shows women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack. In the study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers from Yale School of...

2014-07-09 23:06:17

The American Heart Association has awarded Abington Memorial Hospital the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Each year in the United States, approximately 300,000 people have a heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it’s...

2014-06-25 23:15:50

Testosterone lawyers announce new FDA testosterone warning information; Androgel Testosterone Lawsuits, a website of the Onder Law Firm, provides up-to-date testosterone lawsuit news and no-obligation case review with a lawyer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 An important testosterone lawsuit news update is now available at The Onder Law Firm’s Androgel Testosterone Lawsuits website, say national attorneys handling testosterone lawsuits for cases of heart attack and stroke. The news...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.