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8 hrs ago | CiteULike

Adult epicardial fat exhibits beige features.

Human epicardial fat has been designated previously as brown-like fat. The supraclavicular fat depot in man has been defined as beige coexistent with classical brown based on its gene expression profile.

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Related Topix: Health

14 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

Stroke and osteoporosis screenings set on May 8

Residents living in and around the Cleveland community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Life Line Screening, Health

23 hrs ago | Health News Digest

Glycemic Control For Fun And Profit

According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million children and adults in the United States--8.3% of the population--have diabetes .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Mathematics, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Dieting

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CiteULike

The goal of blood pressure in the hypertensive patient with diabetes...

The goal of blood pressure in the hypertensive patient with diabetes is defined: now the challenge is go from recommendations to practice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Hypertension

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Woman's Doctor: Shingles

WE ARE BACK IN TWO 70 ON A THURSDAY. -- ON THURSDAY. ONE OUT OF EVERY THREE PEOPLE IN THE U.S. WILL GET SHINGLES.

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Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health

The Motley Fool

Meet the Company That's Changing the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Landscape

Here at The Motley Fool we spend a lot of time dissecting companies at the leading edge of the largest investment opportunities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Influenza, Genetics, Biotech, Biogen Idec

Daily Kos

On the Outside Looking In

I realize that as someone who works in a clinic for the uninsured, chronically ill in Texas, I have inadvertently painted a rosy picture of the lives of our least fortunate citizens.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Medical News Today

Calcium scoring can be an effective tool for assessing heart disease...

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Women's heart disease is deadly, often caught later than in men

According to Go Red for Women and the American Heart Association, heart disease kills about one woman every minute.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Hypertension

EurActiv.com

Butter and fatty acids may not be as unhealthy as previously thought

Butter and fatty acids have previously been linked to high levels of bad cholesterol and risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Life, Food, Dieting

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Dr. Richard Lange to Become Founding President of TTUHSC at El Paso

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance announced today that Dr. Richard Lange has been selected as the sole finalist for the position of founding president and new dean at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.

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Related Topix: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas, University of North Texas, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Vanguard

Confronting hypertensive heart diseases

H Ow often do you check your blood pressure? Do you know that High Blood Pressure, HBP, could lead to what experts call Hypertensive heart disease? Beware! Hypertensive heart disease is the No.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Heart Failure

Free Republic

A Fully Functional 3-D Printed Heart Sooner Than You Think

The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute's executive and scientific director, Stuart K. Williams, PhD, has set his sights on a fully functional, implantable 3-D bioprinted human heart, which could provide a potential cure for heart disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, University of Delaware

Hispanic Business

Neovasc Inc. Reports Financial Results For 2013

The early success of the first Tiara implantations has generated considerable excitement among those working in the structural heart disease field, and the results to date, while preliminary, are very encouraging for the future of this program.

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Related Topix: Health

Sys-Con Media

Heart Metabolics Limited Launched in Ireland with $20 Million Series A Financing

The proceeds from this financing have supported Heart Metabolics Limited in acquiring a Phase 3-ready drug candidate and related preclinical drug candidates from a U.K. company, HMBL Limited , and will support the company moving these drug candidates forward.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, CV Therapeutics, Health, Heart Failure, Food and Drug Administration

Live Science

There's No Debate: Lowering Salt Cuts Strokes and Heart Attacks

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Smoking, Medicine, Lung Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

P&T Community

FDA Approves Tanzeum (Albiglutide) to Treat Type-2 Diabetes

The FDA has approved Tanzeum subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type-2 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Hudson Valley Press

Ulster Heart Walk Raises Funds for Heart and Stroke Research

Hundreds of Hudson Valley residents laced up their sneakers and walked to support the American Heart Association's Heart Walk event at Dietz Stadium on Saturday, March 29th.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Heart, Health, Shokan, NY

Newswise

Montefiore Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program

Montefiore Medical Center has been selected as one of 15 hospitals in the country to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Health, Yeshiva University

The Tribune-Democrat

Tax deduction for a gym membership?

April marks another tax season when millions of Americans will deduct expenses related to home ownership, children and education from their annual tax bill.

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Related Topix: Tax, Health

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