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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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They say flavonoids - plant compounds found in cocoa and soy - have been shown to reduce heart disease risk factors.
Experts say flavonoids, plant compounds found in cocoa and soy, have been shown to reduce heart disease risk factors.
Identify community resources where clients with heart disease risk factors can be referred for medical assessment (especially important for clients without insurance).
The results in terms of both weight loss and reduction in heart disease risk factors were compared among "completers," or those who stayed with the study for an entire year.
But heart attack patients had "strikingly higher" waist-to-hip ratios, irrespective of other heart disease risk factors.
Traditional heart disease risk factors are more strongly associated with risk of death from cardiovascular disease than newer, emerging risk factors in older people with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study.
But after taking account of all the heart disease risk factors, the mountain residents had significantly lower death rates than those living on the plains.
In the past, those heart attacks had been attributed to the use of an immunosuppressant medication that can cause hypertension and diabetes, both heart disease risk factors.
Penny Kris-Etherton, professor at Pennsylvania State University, who has studied diet and heart disease risk factors.
However, the heart disease is not thought to be related to radiation exposure, but rather is most likely due to the population having well-established heart disease risk factors (such as smoking and socioeconomic status) that were not measured.
Even after accounting for other heart disease risk factors, the risk level was almost three times higher among smokers.
New information from the Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestin Intervention Trial (PEPI) suggests that HRT may also improve coronary heart disease risk factors after menopause.