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Latest Peter M. Rothwell Stories

2011-07-28 07:21:39

Do you ever wonder what illnesses you might inherit from your parents? According to a new study, people are significantly more likely to inherit a predisposition to heart attack than to stroke.

2011-07-26 21:59:30

People are significantly more likely to inherit a predisposition to heart attack than to stroke.

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2010-10-22 09:15:00

The same low dose aspirin recommended by doctors to lower the risk of heart attack and stroke can also help combat colon cancer.


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'.