cardiovascular cardiovascular  /ˌkɑr di oʊ ˈvæsk jə lər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels

Usage(s):

  1. Across the region, the death toll from cardiovascular disease is soaring.
  2. She is also senior scientist and director of the cardiovascular nutrition laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.
  3. Brotman acknowledges the strong link between stress and cardiovascular disease, but he doesn't think it's realistic to ask doctors to screen every patient for stress.

News

  1. High school studying fitness levels

    Cardiovascular strength, flexibility, and muscle strength are among the criteria that the wellness department at Nashoba Regional High School is using this semester to monitor students’ fitness levels. When the results are in, the department will compare the local results with national standards for fitness, and within specific classes and grades at the school.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. New York Cardiovascular Associates Recommends Relieving Sleep Apnea the Natural Way – With Weight Loss

    New York Cardiovascular Associates promotes treating sleep apnea naturally through weight loss. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824493.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Cardiovascular Systems to Release Late-Breaking Coronary Data at C3 Conference

    Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. , will present data from its ORBIT II study of coronary artery disease in a late-breaking presentation at the 2013 Complex Cardiova
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "There is no question that he was one of the pioneers of cardiovascular surgery in the last half of the 20th century," Dr. Denton Cooley, president and surgeon-in-chief at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston and a longtime DeBakey rival, said...
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: Denton Cooley Source: FOXNews

  2. "Originally, we were testing sildenafil, the active drug in Viagra, as a cardiovascular drug and for its ability to lower blood pressure," said Dr. Brian Klee, senior medical director at Pfizer.
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Paul Klee Source: Inquirer.net

  3. "FDA should not change anything it cannot back up with the best science, because we know that mercury can cause brain and cardiovascular damage," said Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., who chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee. "FDA...
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Barbara Boxer Source: USA Today

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