Latest heart disease Stories

Younger Women Heart Disease Diabetes
2013-11-01 08:35:02

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New research from John Hopkins University has found that young or middle-aged women with type 2 diabetes carry much greater risk for coronary artery disease than was previously understood. As a general rule, women under the age of 60 are much less likely to have coronary artery disease than men of the same age. Unfortunately, for women of the same age who have type 2 diabetes, their risk of coronary artery disease quadruples,...

2013-10-29 23:36:17

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. New pamphlets from Journeyworks Publishing offer easy tips to empower people to make real changes that can help prevent heart disease. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Some risk factors for heart disease cannot be changed, like age, race or family history. But there are many things that can be done to reduce the risk of heart disease. Eating right is one of the best ways a person can protect their heart. A heart...

2013-10-29 23:29:16

Brenda Watson, renowned Public Television educator and digestive health expert returns to the air for Public Television’s November/December pledge drive—the most important Public Television fundraiser of the year. Her eye-opening special, Brenda Watson’s Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths about Heart Disease and the Power You Have to Stop It and her ever-popular Brenda Watson’s The Road to Perfect Health: Balance Your Gut, Heal Your Body discloses the enormous impact the...

2013-10-28 11:39:38

Early menopause is risk factor, research presented at American College of Rheumatology meeting shows People with rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions are at higher risk of heart disease. Who is in the most danger, why and how best to prevent and detect cardiovascular complications are important questions for physicians and researchers. Mayo Clinic studies presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting shed new light on this connection, in part by...

2013-10-22 23:29:41

Important Links Between Mouth Health and Overall Body Health Presented (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Our very own Chicago based Dental Coach Stephanie Lodding joined with more than 400 health care professionals at the third annual American Academy for Oral Systemic Health Science Meeting recently held in Las Vegas. Conference presenters spoke about the strong connection between mouth health and general health. These include links between oral health and heart disease, stroke, diabetes,...

2013-10-18 12:56:36

Treatment shows promise for improving artery function Receiving dialysis at home while sleeping not only improves kidney health and quality of life for people with kidney disease, it could also decrease their risk of heart disease, says new study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. "Patients with end-stage renal disease have at least a five-fold increase in cardiovascular complications," says Dr. Christopher Overgaard, one of the study's authors and a cardiologist at the...

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  • 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.