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2013-08-02 23:04:46

Diet Doc’s specially trained professionals are educated in the science of fast weight loss and will customize diet plans specific to each patient’s personal needs, resulting in a trimmer and healthier body with reduced cholesterol levels. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 hCGTreatments / Diet Doc Weight Loss Diets announces medical diet plans designed to promote fast weight loss while lowering cholesterol levels. Diet Doc’s specially trained professionals are educated in the...

2013-07-31 23:27:31

Summarizing the findings of a new report from Purdue University, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that details the potential dangers of diet sodas, including a higher likelihood of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and high blood pressure, in addition to contributing to weight gain. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Summarizing the findings of a new report from Purdue University, Health News Wires has published an educational article and...

2013-07-30 10:46:47

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report College football players, especially linemen, may develop high blood pressure over the course of their first season, according to a small study in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. Researchers documented higher blood pressure levels among 113 first-year college players. Only one player had already been diagnosed with hypertension before the season and 27 percent had a family history of hypertension. At...

Coronary Artery Disease Often Neglected In Women Despite High Risks
2013-07-30 11:15:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although coronary artery disease (CAD) causes as many deaths in women as it does men, preventative recommendations, such as lifestyle advice, aspirin and lipid-lowering therapy are still suggested less for women than men who have the same risk levels. A new study, by Dr Kavita Sharma, MD, of cardiovascular medicine and Dr Martha Gulati, MD, Director of Preventive Cardiology and Women's Cardiovascular Health at Ohio State...

2013-07-22 23:20:13

Summarizing the findings of a 30-year study by the U.S National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that demonstrates the increased risk of heart disease associated with long-term obesity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Summarizing the findings of a 30-year study by the U.S National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that demonstrates the increased risk of heart...

2013-07-22 23:00:09

For men with heart disease, steps that prevent heart attacks include taking needed medications, staying physically active, adopting a healthy diet, engaging in a cardiac rehabilitation program, getting a flu shot, drinking alcohol in moderation, and maintaining a healthy weight. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Sometimes there seems to be no end to the media's advice for men about heart health. The ever-expanding menu of foods that are good for the heart and bad for it, the must-do...

2013-07-11 12:41:47

Excess stomach fat more dangerous than fat elsewhere on the body Individuals with excessive abdominal fat have a greater risk of heart disease and cancer than individuals with a similar body mass index (BMI) who carry their fat in other areas of the body, according to a study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Death and disease risk associated with excess body weight can vary among individuals with similar BMI. Ectopic fat, or fat located where...

Link Between Heart Disease And Low Vitamin D Blood Levels Varies By Race
2013-07-10 16:57:53

University of Washington Low vitamin D blood levels are linked to greater risk of heart disease in whites and Chinese, but not in blacks and Hispanics, according to a study appearing this week in JAMA, a journal published by the American Medical Association. Growing evidence has suggested that low blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin are associated with higher risk of developing coronary heart disease among whites. Few of these studies included substantial numbers of people from other...

2013-07-10 15:25:34

New insights into why obese cigarette smokers experience a high risk of heart disease suggest that cigarette smoke affects the activity of hundreds of key genes that both protect the heart and lungs and expose them to damage. The study, published in ACS' Chemical Research in Toxicology, suggests that the effects may be especially profound in obese nonsmokers who inhale "sidesteam smoke" from cigarettes smoldering nearby. Diana J. Bigelow and colleagues point out that active smoking doubles...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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