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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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While some studies have shown a protective effect of folic acid in congenital heart defects at low levels, such as the 0.
A BRAVE tot will be home for Christmas after major surgery to help fix four heart defects was cancelled.
The report, the Global Heart Defect Closure Devices Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Using hospital discharge records, researchers identified 14,128 children born with a variety of heart defects from 1989-2011.
The most common heart defect among babies, he says, is a hole in the heart.
Pilling said that the guidance is now going be re-written to take in to account evidence that the SSRI antidepressants, as a group, are associated to heart defects in babies.
The cases comprised 611 mothers who gave birth to babies with isolated or complex heart defects unrelated to either a genetic abnormality or a syndrome; 2,401 mothers who gave birth to infants with noncardiac congenital malformations and a known chromosomal defect served as controls.
Again, no associations were found between SSRIs and most of the birth defects assessed, including heart defects as a group.
He had suffered from a heart defect since birth, and his condition was worsening.
Every year at least eight out of every 1000 babies born in the UK have some sort of heart defect.
We discovered her diagnosis after a routine prenatal ultrasound revealed a heart defect common in babies with trisomy 21, or Down's syndrome.
Robert and Susan Smith believed their nine-day-old son Jack had the same heart defect after he developed breathing problems and had to be rushed to hospital.