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2005-08-29 14:25:00

Giving a heart attack patient a statin drug right away reduces the chance he or she will die by 50 percent, U.S. researchers said on Monday.

2005-08-29 13:35:10

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Previous studies have already shown that people who have a heart attack do better if they're prescribed a statin drug (such as Lipitor or Zocor, for example) when they leave the hospital.

2005-08-03 14:58:21

A protein in the blood that is considered to be a key indicator of future heart disease may vary considerably among women and men, as well as blacks and whites, according to new research at UT Southwestern Medical Center.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.