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2014-04-07 00:22:06

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Cardiovascular Information System/CVIS Market by Applications (Catheterization Lab, Vascular Lab, Echocardiography, Electrocardiography, Electrophysiology), Delivery Mode, End Users (Small, Medium and Large Hospitals) & Components - Forecasts to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CVIS is used to manage a large amount of imaging and analytical data generated from cardiology departments. CVIS provides solutions for problems arising from...

Women Vulnerable High Blood Pressure
2014-01-02 12:48:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Wake Forest University has found that women may be more vulnerable to the effects of high blood pressure than men. Published in the journal Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, the study found that women may experience more negative cardiovascular effects than men at the same elevated blood pressure level. "The medical community thought that high blood pressure was the same for both sexes and...

2013-12-12 23:25:36

Xtalks presents a new and informative webinar that focuses on cardiovascular pressure sensing and relevant performance specifications to ensure integrity of your data. The live broadcast will take place on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 at 11:00am EST (16:00 GMT). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 During this 1-hour webinar, an overview will be presented to ensure understanding of pressure measurement and the pressure sensing system technologies available. Once an understanding of...

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2010-10-14 11:06:16

Results are published in the American Journal of Hypertension No matter how you slice it, watermelon has a lot going for it "“"“ sweet, low calorie, high fiber, nutrient rich "“"“ and now, there's more. Evidence from a pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. It is the first investigation of its kind in humans. FSU...

2010-01-05 21:30:33

Survival improves but prognostication tool sorely outdated Setting out to determine the survival of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center and their colleagues also discovered that an equation used for more than 20 years to predict survival is outdated. Accordingly, they developed and recently published a new survival prediction equation that will impact clinical practice and the drug development process. In PAH, the...

2009-09-14 14:01:53

New article traces contributions of an engineer and physician collaborators looking to assess the heart from the outside in Fifty-one years ago the average American home cost $30,000, Elvis Presley wooed listeners with Hard Headed Woman, and the hula hoop was introduced. That same year, 1958, a team comprised of a groundbreaking engineer -- Dean Franklin -- in concert with two exceptional physicians -- Drs. Robert Rushmer and Robert Van Citters "“ was laying the foundation for what...

2008-04-19 03:00:15

By Jorgensen, Randall S Maisto, Stephen A Prehypertension and heavy alcohol consumption increase the risk for primary hypertension (PH), a major predictor of cardiovascular- related morbidity and mortality. Although undergraduate college students have exhibited prehypertensive blood pressure (BP) levels and more than 40% of undergraduates drink heavily, few researchers have examined both risk factors in the university context. In this study, the authors collected BP and self-reported...

2008-01-26 06:00:32

By Kondo, Y Muto, A; Dardik, A; Nishibe, M; Nishibe, T Aim. We investigated whether measurement of skin perfusion pressure (SPP), as measured by laser Doppler, can be used to evaluate the severity of limb ischemia in diabetes mellitus (DM) and/ or hemodialysis (HD) patients. Methods. From April 2004 to March 2005, the ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) and SPP were evaluated in 44 consecutive lower limbs with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and in 24 patients (21 males and 3 females, aged...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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