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2012-06-07 08:37:09

People who restrict their caloric intake in an effort to live longer have hearts that function more like those in people who are 20 years younger.

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2011-02-16 09:18:25

The way the heart responds to an early beat is predictive of cardiac death, especially for people with no conventional markers of cardiovascular disease.


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'.