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Key To Curbing Lifetime Heart Disease Risk Is Knowing True Age Of Your Heart
2014-03-27 13:31:06

BMJ-British Medical Journal Part of new risk assessment which aims to put patients in driving seat and start prevention early The Joint British Societies' consensus recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (JBS3), which have been drawn up by 11 UK professional societies and charitable organizations, are based on the latest available scientific evidence. They emphasize the importance of putting patients in the driving seat and starting preventive action early on,...

Middle-Age And Healthy? Live 14 Years Longer
2012-11-06 07:59:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is generally understood that when you conform to a healthy lifestyle you are increasing your chances of living longer, and a new study has shown just that. For those who have optimal heart health in middle age, they generally have the benefit of increased longevity--up to 14 extra years of it. The new study, conducted by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and published in the latest issue of the Journal of the...

2012-09-18 22:41:09

Leaders in cardiovascular disease prevention and control publish paper calling for urgent action to reduce premature mortality by 25 percent by 2025 Agreement by governments, by the end of 2012, on a set of ambitious global targets to curb the growing scourge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which includes cardiovascular disease (CVD; heart disease and stroke), is critical to avoiding the millions of premature deaths worldwide. This, according to a new paper published by the Global...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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