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2014-04-02 15:37:00

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14 (MRP-14, also known as S100A9) and defang its ability to produce heart attack-inducing blood clots, a process referred to as thrombosis. Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have reached a...

2014-04-01 15:15:55

To improve recovery for heart attack patients, hospitals should maintain normal day and night cycles for those patients during the first few days after the attack, say University of Guelph researchers. Their new study shows for the first time that interrupting diurnal rhythms impairs healing immediately after a heart attack, said Prof. Tami Martino of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Researchers already knew that circadian rhythms, or day-night cycles, can affect timing of a heart...

2014-03-31 13:31:39

Results of the study could help the 715,000 Americans who suffer from heart attacks each year Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified a biological process that may help physicians predict when someone with heart disease is likely to have a heart attack in the near future. A new study by the team has identified plasma levels of two markers – microRNA 122 and 126 – that appear to decline a few days before a person suffers a...

2014-03-31 13:24:14

Newly identified markers of inflammation have potential to contribute to better understanding of heart disease Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah, have discovered that elevated levels of two recently identified proteins in the body are inflammatory markers and indicators of the presence of cardiovascular disease. These newly identified markers of inflammation, GlycA and GlycB, have the potential to contribute to better understanding of the...

2014-03-31 00:21:42

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Torkzadeh Law Firm (TorkLaw) is currently investigating and accepting cases involving testosterone replacement therapy and any resulting cardiac event such as a heart attack, stroke, blood clots and even death. Testosterone lawsuits are being filed on behalf of victims and their families across the county. In January 2014, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it was investigating the safety of testosterone replacement drugs...

2014-03-29 23:00:49

Women in awful pain from a kidney stone passing through a ureter must not be rushed into a surgery or lithotripsy (ESWL), as these procedures are traumatic to the body, and a new study from the University of Alberta suggests that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at a higher risk of a heart attack and stroke. Fine Treatment notes Dr. Allen’s Device dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in a gentle and side-effects-free way. London, GB (PRWEB) March 29, 2014...

2014-03-24 23:28:48

National network of attorneys follows up on substantial number of consumer inquiries into no-cost consultations in connection with FDA announcement of review of testosterone treatments. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers will now be available to file lawsuits over allegations of heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatment as...

2014-03-16 23:02:59

Kristine Kraft, partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, reports that the FDA has issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death for men using testosterone products. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 On January 31, 2014, the FDA issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products. The FDA reported that they have “been monitoring...

2014-03-15 23:01:19

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now investigating heart injury claims related to treatments for low testosterone, or “Low T.” The FDA has launched a formal investigation into the risk of stroke, heart attack and death associated with these treatments. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating claims related to heart attacks sustained by men after undergoing treatment for low testosterone, colloquially...

Heart Attack Patients May Soon Have Side Effect-Free Drug Option
2014-03-12 06:36:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new drug designed to stop a heart attack in its tracks, while reducing the damage caused, all without side effects, is one step closer to development thanks to a group of Melbourne scientists from Monash University. New hope for thousands of people who experience heart attacks and heart failure is provided by the study, published in a recent issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A team of scientists, led by...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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