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2009-03-13 22:29:14

More women than men die from stroke each year but many women think stroke is a man's disease, a U.S.

2008-11-11 12:00:06

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data from the landmark ATHENA trial showed that dronedarone significantly reduced the incidence and total duration of hospital stays among patients with atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter (AF/AFL).

2008-09-12 12:00:35

St Jude Medical, a developer of cardiovascular medical devices, has received the FDA clearance for its SJM Confirm implantable cardiac monitor, a compact device designed to help physicians diagnose abnormal heart rhythms. The SJM Confirm ICM is expected to be launched in October 2008.

2008-07-24 06:00:21

By Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 24--Emergency-room doctors are becoming better at diagnosing heart attacks before laboratory tests are done, according to a study timed for release today by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. "Time is extremely important," said Dr.

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2008-03-18 00:10:00

The American Heart Association is warning young ER patients about the risks of misidentifying the symptoms of cocaine use as heart attack symptoms. The results of some heart attack treatments in addition to cocaine can be fatal.

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2007-01-09 17:05:00

Although it’s too soon to recommend dropping by Starbucks before hitting the gym, a new study suggests that caffeine can help reduce the post-workout soreness that discourages some people from exercising.

2006-07-03 15:01:21

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people with a dangerous heart arrhythmia is higher than previously estimated and increasing, researchers reported on Monday.

2006-07-03 15:00:00

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people with a dangerous heart arrhythmia is higher than previously estimated and increasing, researchers reported on Monday.

2005-12-20 13:51:04

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A relatively rare heart condition that has been linked to athletes' deaths can arise anywhere from childhood to well into middle age, and its first symptoms range from heart palpitations to sudden death, a new study shows.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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