from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any morbid condition of the heart, either nervous or organic.


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  • Imaging tests often are reserved for patients with chest pain or other heart-disease signs.

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  • "It's a good thing everybody is allowed to have their say, but the FDA has to do its job," said heart-disease expert Sanjay Kaul, who served as an FDA adviser and voted against lorcaserin.

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  • In addition, the couples were put in heart-scanning machines to measure coronary calcium levels, which are a useful indicator of heart-disease risk.

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  • The pill was the brainchild of study leader Salim Yusuf of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., and a few other experts intent on halting a heart-disease epidemic that claims 18 million lives each year, most of them in countries with little access to health care.

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  • Researchers studying heart-disease patients found that optimists were more likely than non-optimistic patients to take vitamins, eat low-fat diets and exercise, thereby reducing their overall coronary risk.

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  • Since midcentury, the heart-disease death rate has fallen by 1.7% annually, though progress seems to have slowed in recent years and it remains the leading killer in the U.S.

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  • Harvard researchers also found that blood levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of heart-disease risk, can spike if you skip the sheets for just a few hours.

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  • It's possible that testosterone deficiency merely indicates an underlying risk for heart-disease mortality, rather than contributing to it directly.

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  • The care manager makes sure a patient knows what to avoid with his heart-disease medications, as well as calling to ensure a diabetic patient has her blood sugar under control.

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  • Last year, Ms. Swan helped to run a small trial to test what type of vitamin B people with a certain gene should take to lower their levels of homocysteine, an amino acid connected to heart-disease risk.

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