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2010-06-17 05:33:00

BEIJING, June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Racial-ethnic groups living in a similar environment and with access to universal healthcare differed strikingly in their cardiovascular risk profiles according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) Scientific Sessions in Beijing, China. Chinese people have the most favorable cardiovascular risk profile, followed by White, South Asians and then Blacks according to the study presented.

2010-03-08 02:30:00

GENEVA, March 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In 100 days the World Heart Federation, with the support of the Chinese Society of Cardiology and the Chinese Medical Association, will open the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) Scientific Sessions 2010 in Beijing, China. Participants from more than 100 countries are expected to attend the first international cardiology congress to take place in China, and it promises to be a truly global event.

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2006-09-02 07:10:00

Spain could lead the world with the launch in 2009 or 2010 of the first three-in-one "polypill" to prevent heart attacks, a top cardiologist advising on the project said on Saturday.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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