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Men Who Treat Their Diabetes With Insulin Face Higher Risk Of Heart Disease
2012-03-27 07:07:59

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have conducted a study showing a link between diabetes and heart risks in men.

2012-03-26 23:35:35

Researchers report no significant difference in high versus low dose aspirin in preventing recurring cardiovascular events.

2012-03-26 23:31:44

New research finds ongoing treatment with ticagrelor safe and effective in patients with acute coronary syndrome.

Predicting Risk Of Heart Attacks With Chromosome Length
2012-03-26 12:19:20

Scientists in Boston, Massachusetts have discovered a chromosomal link to heart cancer by studying the length of proteins in a chromosome.

2012-03-26 12:18:53

Human geneticists have long debated whether the genetic risk of the most common medical conditions derive from many rare mutations, each conferring a high degree of risk in different people, or common differences throughout the genome that modestly influence risk.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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