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HEARTVIGOR.COM NEWS 2011

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NEW ADVANCE ANNOUNCED IN REDUCING 'BAD' CHOLESTEROL

Leicester, UK, December 8, 2011
Researchers identify enzyme that could be targeted to help body tackle LDL's.

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PATIENT TREATED WITH BIOABSORBABLE HEART DEVICE

Montreal, Canada, December 5, 2011
Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) used the world's first drug eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold to successfully treat a woman suffering from coronary artery disease

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ENVIRONMENT AND DIET LEAVE THEIR PRINTS ON THE HEART

Cambridge, UK, November 29, 2011
A University of Cambridge study, which set out to investigate DNA methylation in the human heart and the 'missing link' between our lifestyle and our health, has now mapped the link in detail across the entire human genome.

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STEM CELLS MAY HELP HEART RECOVER

Orlando, Florida, November 14, 2011
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered the therapeutic benefit of fetal stem cells in helping the maternal heart recover after heart attack.

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OMEGA-3 REDUCES STROKE SEVERITY

Quebec City, August 25, 2011
A diet rich in omega-3s reduces the severity of brain damage after a stroke.

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MARRIAGE IS GOOD FOR THE HEART

ROCHESTER, NY - August 22, 2011
Happily wedded people who undergo coronary bypass surgery are more than three times as likely to be alive 15 years later as their unmarried counterparts.

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MECHANISM DISCOVERED FOR HEALTH BENEFIT OF GREEN TEA

CORVALLIS, Ore - June 2, 2011
One of the beneficial compounds found in green tea has a powerful ability to increase the number of "regulatory T cells" that play a key role in immune function and suppression of autoimmune disease, according to new research in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University.

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DRUG CAN REVERSE OVERGROWN HEARTS

DALLAS, TX - May 31, 2011
A promising cancer treatment drug can restore function of a heart en route to failure from high blood pressure, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found.

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CANADIAN MAPLE SYRUP - NEXT SUPER FOOD?

NEW YORK, NY - April 1, 2011
There's more good news about pure maple syrup from the University of Rhode Island (URI). Researchers there have now identified 54 compounds in maple syrup from Canada, double the amount previously reported, and many with antioxidant activity.

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SAFFLOWER OIL EACH DAY MIGHT HELP KEEP HEART DISEASE AT BAY

COLUMBUS, Ohio - March 21, 2011
A daily dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, for 16 weeks can improve such health measures as good cholesterol, blood sugar, insulin sensitivity and inflammation in obese postmenopausal women who have Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

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TAI CHI FIGHTS DEPRESSION IN ELDERLY

Los Angeles, CA - March 16, 2011
Researchers at UCLA turned to a gentle, Westernized version of tai chi chih, a 2,000 year old Chinese martial art to fight depression.

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HERBAL TEA - BENEFITS AND LORE

Boston, MA - March 1, 2011
Diane McKay and Jeffrey Blumberg have looked into science based evidence of health benefits from drinking three of the most popular herbals in America.

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RESEARCHER LISTS MORE THAN 4,000 COMPONENTS OF BLOOD CHEMISTRY

Edmonton, Alberta - Feb. 24, 2011
"Right now a medical doctor analyzing the blood of an ailing patient looks at something like 10 to 20 chemicals," said U of A biochemist David Wishart. "We've identified 4,229 blood chemicals that doctors can potentially look at to diagnose and treat health problems."

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DIET SODA MAY RAISE ODDS OF VASCULAR EVENTS

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9, 2011
Drinking diet soda daily is linked to a higher risk of stroke, heart attack and vascular related deaths.

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WHAT MAKES FRUCTOSE FATTENING

PORTLAND, Ore. - February 9, 2011
High fructose corn syrup has become the sweetener most commonly added to processed foods. Many dietary experts believe this increase directly correlates to the nation's growing obesity epidemic.

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HEART HEALTHY BENEFITS OF CHOCOLATE

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2011
In time for the chocolate giving and chocolate noshing fest on Valentine's Day, scientists are reporting discovery of how this treat boosts the body's production of high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL).

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ROASTING COFFEE BEANS PRODUCES ANTIOXIDANTS

Vancouver, British Columbia - February 2, 2011
Food scientists at the University of British Columbia have been able to pinpoint more of the complex chemistry behind coffee's much touted antioxidant benefits, tracing valuable compounds to the roasting process.

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HEPA FILTERS REDUCE CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH RISKS

Burnaby, British Columbia - January 21, 2011
Using inexpensive air filters may help reduce cardiovascular disease risk that results from exposure to air pollution.

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TEAM INVENTS CHIP FOR FAST INEXPENSIVE BLOOD TESTS

KINGSTON, R.I - January 10, 2011
A new device invented by a team of engineers and students at the University of Rhode Island uses just a pinprick of blood in a portable device that provides results in less than 30 minutes.

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ANAPHYLATOXIN C5a TO TARGET ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Vienna, Austria - January 4, 2011
For decades, doctors have looked at fitness levels, weight, and overall health risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Now, they may soon add a new risk factor to the list: activation of the complement system.

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CALL FOR TRUTH IN TRANS FATS LABELING BY THE FDA

Cleveland, Ohio - January 3, 2011
Did you know that when you pick up a product promoted as trans fat free, you may still be ingesting a significant amount of this potentially harmful substance?

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HEARTVIGOR.COM NEWS 2010

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DEC 22, 2010      EATING HEALTHIER MEANS LIVING LONGER

DEC 3, 2010      ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES COULD POSE HEALTH RISKS

NOV 30, 2010      SLEEP APNEA, OBESITY, RISK FOR HEART DISEASE

NOV 7, 2010      MCMASTER SCIENTISTS TURN SKIN INTO BLOOD

NOV 2, 2010      DAILY DOSE OF BEET JUICE PROMOTES BRAIN HEALTH

OCT 26, 2010      FISH OILS MAY PREVENT GUM DISEASE

OCT 26, 2010      CARDIAC WAKEUP CALL FOR CANADIAN TEENS

OCT 25, 2010      LESS FIT MARATHON RUNNERS CAN DAMAGE HEARTS

OCT 24, 2010      NOVEL TREATMENT OF PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

OCT 18, 2010      VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY AND RISK OF OSTEOPOROSIS

OCT 15, 2010      RIGHT FOODS AID MEMORY AND PROTECT AGAINST DISEASE

OCT 1, 2010      REDUCING EMPTY CALORIES IN CHILDREN'S FOOD

AUG 13, 2010      BLOOD CELLS MAY HEAL BLOOD VESSELS

JUL 21, 2010      EVIDENCE THAT CHILI PEPPERS FIGHT FAT

JUN 24, 2010      RED WINE MAY PREVENT SOME BLINDING DISEASES

JUN 22, 2010      HIGH FRUCTOSE, TRANS FATS LEAD TO LIVER DISEASE

MAY 21, 2010      SEXUAL ACTIVITY DECLINES FOR HEART ATTACK PATIENTS

MAY 18, 2010      CHOLESTEROL CRYSTALS INCITE INFLAMMATION IN CORONARY ARTERIES

MAY 3, 2010      MALE OBESITY LINKED TO LOW TESTOSTERONE LEVELS

MAY 1, 2010      PROBIOTICS HELP PREMATURE INFANTS GAIN WEIGHT

APR 26, 2010      PHOSPHOROUS IN SODAS ACCELERATES AGING

APR 23, 2010      DIET HIGH IN B-VITAMINS LOWERS HEART RISKS

APR 22, 2010      RED WINE MAY SHIELD BRAIN FROM STROKE DAMAGE

APR 8, 2010      V A D GIVES MAN CHANCE AT ACTIVE LIFE

MAR 22, 2009      MAPLE SYRUP, ANTI-OXIDANT AND MORE

MAR 8, 2010      NEW METHOD TO GROW ARTERIES FOR "BIOLOGICAL BYPASS"

MAR 6, 2010      EXPLORING ECHINACEA'S ENIGMATIC ORIGINS

FEB 2, 2010      CHOLESTEROL'S LINK TO HEART DISEASE GETS CLEARER

JAN 27, 2010      DISCOVERY POINTS TO NEW TREATMENT FOR ANEURYSMS: UBC-PROVIDENCE RESEARCH

JAN 26, 2010      A GIMMICK FREE WEIGHT LOSS PILL IN THE WORKS

JAN 12, 2010      GOVERNMENT OF CANADA NEW FOOD LABELING GUIDELINES NOW LAW

JAN 2, 2010      IT'S TIME TO TRANSFORM THE FOOD SUPPLY


HEARTVIGOR.COM NEWS 2009

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DEC 24, 2009      VITAMIN C BOOSTS THE REPROGRAMMING OF ADULT CELLS INTO STEM CELLS

DEC 17, 2009      HEART DRUGS SHOW PROMISE FOR FIGHTING COLON CANCER

DEC 11, 2009      SURGERY ON BEATING HEART THANKS TO ROBOTIC HAND

DEC 8, 2009      UT HOUSTON LAUNCHES PHASE II TRIAL OF STEM CELLS AND HEART ATTACK

DEC 3, 2009      ADULT STEM CELLS MAY HELP REPAIR HEARTS DAMAGED BY HEART ATTACK

DEC 1, 2009      HEART FAILURE AND GENE VARIANT AFFECTING VITAMIN D ACTIVATION

NOV 24, 2009      MULTIPLE HEALTH CONCERNS SURFACE WITH WINTER, VITAMIN D DEFICIENCES

NOV 5, 2009      GREEN TEA SHOWS PROMISE AS CHEMOPREVENTION AGENT FOR ORAL CANCER

NOV 4, 2009      REDUCTION IN GLYCOTOXINS FROM HEAT IN FOODS REDUCES RISK OF DISEASE

OCT 14, 2009      HEAT FORMS HARMFUL SUBSTANCE IN HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP

SEP 14, 2009      GREEN TEA COMPONENT MAY HELP PRESERVE STORED PLATELETS, TISSUES

SEP 6, 2009      PIECE FROM CHILDHOOD VIRUS MAY SAVE TRAUMA LIVES

AUG 21, 2009      NEW TECHNIQUE TO PREVENT A MAJOR CAUSE FOR HEART RELATED STROKE

AUG 17, 2009      HEIDELBERG SURGEONS IMPLANT WORLD'S FIRST NEW DEBAKEY HEART ASSIST DEVICE

AUG 13, 2009      BYPASSING BYPASS SURGERY

AUG 5, 2009      RESEARCH LINKS SOCIAL STRESS TO HEART DISEASE

JUL 23, 2009      THE 'SEE FOOD' DIET

JUL 22, 2009      100TH HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT IMPLANTED WITHOUT OPEN HEART SURGERY

JUL 20, 2009      RISK FACTORS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE INCREASING IN YOUNGER CANADIANS

JUL 17, 2009      ALOE VERA BENEFICIAL FOR TEETH AND GUMS

JUN 25, 2009      YOUR ARTERIES ON WONDER BREAD

JUN 4, 2009      RESEARCHERS TEST NANOPARTICLE TO TREAT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

JUN 2, 2009      HEART PATIENTS IMPLANTED WITH NEXT GENERATION MECHANICHAL HEART PUMP

MAY 26, 2009      GREEN TEA EXTRACT SHOWS PROMISE IN LEUKEMIA TRIALS

MAY 10, 2009      NATURE MEDICINE ESTABLISHES NEW TREATMENT TARGET IN DISEASED ARTERIES

MAY 2, 2009      CHEMICAL FOUND IN MEDICAL DEVICES IMPAIRS HEART FUNCTION

APR 28, 2009      ARTERIAL DISEASE OF THE LEG OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN PATIENTS WITH HEART DISEASE

APR 11, 2009      MOLECULE PROMTS DAMAGED HEART CELLS TO REPAIR THEMSELVES

APR 10, 2009      RESEARCH INTO NEW NON ANTIBIOTIC DRUGS TO COUNTER HOSPITAL INFECTIONS

APR 1, 2009      SOURCE OF MAJOR HEALTH BENEFITS IN OLIVE OIL REVEALED

MAR 25, 2009      RESEARCHER LINKS CHOLESTEROL CRYSTALS TO CARDIOVASCULAR ATTACKS

MAR 17, 2009      PHYSICIANS AND PATIENTS TO DISCUSS BENEFITS AND RISK OF ASPERIN

MAR 13, 2009      PATIENTS WHO WAKE UP WITH STROKE MAY BE CANDIDATES FOR CLOT-BUSTERS

MAR 6, 2009      GREEN TEA FOR HEALTHY TEETH AND GUMS

MAR 2, 2009      SIMPLE DEVICE CAN ENSURE FOOD GETS TO THE STORE BACTERIA FREE

FEB 22, 2009      CANADA RELEASES DATA SHOWING TRANS FAT LEVELS IN FOODS ARE DECLINING

FEB 12, 2009      OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS PREVENT MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS OF OBESITY

JAN 28, 2009      STUDY RAISES NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL PLASTICS CHEMICAL

JAN 26, 2009      CUTTING SALT ISN'T THE ONLY WAY TO REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE

JAN 19, 2009      BLEEDING HEARTS REVEALED WITH NEW SCAN

JAN 11, 2009      SYNTHETIC HDL: A NEW WEAPON TO FIGHT CHOLESTEROL PROBLEMS

JAN 7, 2009      HEART VALVES IMPLANTED WITHOUT OPEN HEART SURGERY

JAN 3, 2009      GOVERNMENT OF CANADA NEW FOOD LABELING GUIDELINES NOW LAW

JAN 2, 2009      AQUACULTURE'S GROWS SEEN AS CONTINUING


HEARTVIGOR.COM NEWS 2008

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Dec 31, 2008      GRAPE SEED EXTRACT KILLS LABORATORY LEUKEMIA CELLS

Dec 26, 2008      BRAIN STARVATION AS WE AGE SEEMS TO TRIGGER ALZHEIMER'S

Dec 24, 2008      UCSB SCIENTISTS SHOW HOW CERTAIN VEGETABLES COMBAT CANCER

Dec 23, 2008      NUTRITIOUS FAST-FOOD KIDS' MEALS ARE SCARCE

Dec 24, 2008      SCIENTISTS FIND LINK BETWEEN INFLAMED GUMS AND HEART DISEASE

Dec 06, 2008      A LITTLE WINE BOOSTS OMEGA-3 IN THE BODY

Nov 26, 2008      DAIRY, WHOLE GRAINS AND HEART FAILURE RISK

Nov 24, 2008      SCIENTISTS DISCOVER 21ST CENTURY PLAGUE

Nov 12, 2008      HEATING HEART WITH CATHETER BETTER THAN DRUGS FOR COMMON HEART RHYTHM

Oct 30, 2008      GRAPES MAY AID SEVERAL HEART RISK FACTORS

Oct 24, 2008      EVEN MILD SLEEP APNEA INCREASES CARIOVASCULAR RISK

Oct 12, 2008      DRUG MAY REDUCE CORONARY ARTERY PLAQUE

Sep 24, 2008      HALF A BAR OF DARK CHOCOLATE PER WEEK REDUCES HEART ATTACK RISK

Sep 20, 2008      EATING FISH WHILE PREGNANT LEADS TO BETTER INFANT DEVELOPMENT

Sep 20, 2008      AUDIO RELAXATION PROGRAM MAY HELP LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE IN ELDERLY

Sep 04, 2008      STUDY SHOWS LOWERING HEART RATE LESSENS RISK OF HEART ATTACKS

Aug 19, 2008      B VITAMINS MAY NOT REDUCE CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS

Aug 14, 2008      AIR POLLUTION DAMAGES MORE THAN LUNGS: HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS TOO

Aug 08, 2008      EAT OILY FISH AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK TO PROTECT YOUR EYESIGHT IN OLD AGE

Jul 21, 2008      CANADA'S TRANS FAT SCORECARD

Jul 19, 2008      RESEARCHERS GROW HUMAN BLOOD VESSELS IN MICE FROM ADULT PROGENITOR CELLS

Jul 17, 2008      TOBACCO INDUSTRY MANIPULATED CIGARETTE MENTHOL CONTENT

Jul 12, 2008      ALASKAN ESKIMOS' HIGH RATES OF ARTERY PLAQUE FROM CHANGE IN LIFESTYLE?

Jul 04, 2008      TRIGLYCERIDES LINKED TO HEART DISEASE

Jun 24, 2008      REVERSING HEART DISEASE WITH HEALTHY DIET

Jun 21, 2008      COFFEE SAID TO LOWER HEART DISEASE DEATH RATE

Jun 04, 2008      DOUBT ON RISK OF DEATH FROM HIGHER SALT INTAKE

May 29, 2008      MANY PATIENTS HAVE POOR KNOWLEDGE OF HEART ATTACK SYMPTOMS

May 24, 2008      'CANADIAN FOOD' LABEL RULES TO BE TIGHTENED

May 17, 2008      WOMEN AND HEART ATTACKS

May 16, 2008      HEART ATTACK RATES FALL FOLLOWING NATIONAL SMOKING BANS

May 04, 2008      THE CANADA FOOD AND CONSUMER SAFETY ACTION PLAN

Apr 24, 2008      MACADAMIA NUTS FOR A HEALTHY HEART

Apr 13, 2008      THE CMA LAUNCHES MYDOCTOR.CA HEALTH PORTAL

Mar 23, 2008      GUM DISEASE LINKED TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Mar 19, 2008      MEDITATION IMPACTS BLOOD PRESSURE, STUDY SHOWS

Mar 13, 2008      TYPICAL NORTH AMERICAN DIET IS DEFICIENT IN OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS

Mar 08, 2008      CLINICAL DEPRESSION RAISES RISK OF DEATH FOR PATIENTS YEARS AFTER ATTACK

Feb 26, 2008      CURRY SPICE MAY THWART HEART FAILURE

Feb 23, 2008      HEART CHECK BEDS TO BE DEVELOPED

Feb 17, 2008      ADULT STEM CELLS FOR HEART DAMAGE REPAIR

Feb 04, 2008      WEIGHT LOSS BENEFITS THE HEART

Jan 27, 2008      INCREASED RISK OF HEART ATTACK FOR THOSE WHO ARE RESISTANT TO ASPIRIN

Jan 21, 2008      PREVENTING 4 IN 10 PREMATURE HEART ATTACKS

Jan 11, 2008      A HEALTHY SMILE MAY PROMOTE A HEALTHY HEART

Jan 07, 2008      SCREENING MEN OVER 65 FOR ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS

Jan 01, 2008      TRANS FAT REDUCTION INITIATIVE 'PHASE 1' BEGINS JAN 1 2008

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