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refers to the heart's muscle mass.

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How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?

... that; Polymorphisms in the CYP1A2 gene may lead to a slower metabolism of caffeine. In patients with a slow version of the enzyme the risk for myocardial infarction (heart attack) is increased by a third (2–3 cups) to two thirds (>4 cups). The risk was more marked in people under the age ...

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by gstevenz
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

... vessels of the body. These afflictions are Coronary Heart Disease (CHD), Atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, Angina, Coronary Thrombosis and Myocardial Infarction and Stroke. Apart from the high mortality rate - it is estimated that CVD kills 140,000 people a year under 75 years old, chronic ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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Views: 10350

Traditional Chinese Medicine in China

... of meridians; in Zheng-syndrome, in diagnostic indexes; in therapeutic principles, in healing emergency patients with shock, acute DIC, acute myocardial infarction and acute renal failure. For treatment of bone fracture, method is adopted based on the theory of combination of mobilization ...

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by acherb
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
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... said that, it follows that the heart beat is a function of chemical processes. The heart beats in response to an electrical impulse in all the myocardial (heart muscle) fibers that initiates a chain reaction starting with calcium interacting with some complex protein molecules in each of the ...

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by cluedo
Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heart rate and temperature
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Re: Please Help - The Heart

... 5. autonomic nervous system 9. atrial systole 10. ventricular systole Definitions: bundles and conductive fibers - These fibers are specialized myocardial fibers that conduct an electrical stimulus or impulse that enables the heart to contract in a coordinated fashion. atrioventricular node ...

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by PleaseHelp
Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Help - The Heart
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