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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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News to explain why she thinks it's important for everyone to watch "The Normal Heart.
No drug has come anywhere near the effectiveness of AF ablation in maintaining a normal heart rhythm, compared with catheter AF ablation.
The Normal Heart was brought to Broadway in the 1980s and again in 2011 winning a Tony Award for best revival.
While the normal hearts were able to handle the increased glucose load and pump normally, the diabetic hearts could not contract or relax enough to keep up with the load and pump normally.
If a person were having sudden cardiac arrest, such as a heart attack, the AED would measure the person's heart rhythm, determine whether or not an electric shock was needed to restore normal heart rhythm and, if so, deliver the shock at an appropriate strength.
IN the normal heart, the pulmonary veins - the veins that drain blood from the lungs back to the heart - are connected to the left atrium.
The cells of the heart muscle also become irregular and disordered rather than in the normal heart where the muscles cells are regular and patterned.
The agreement provides Merck with exclusive global rights to the oral formulation of vernakalant (vernakalant [oral]) for the maintenance of normal heart rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation, and provides a Merck affiliate, Merck Sharp & Dohme (Switzerland) GmbH, with exclusive rights outside of the United States, Canada and Mexico to the intravenous (IV) formulation of vernakalant (vernakalant [IV]) for rapid conversion of acute atrial fibrillation to normal heart rhythm.
The deal gives Merck global rights to oral vernakalant for maintenance of normal heart rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation.
The patient appeared healthy; routine medical examination showed normal heart, lung, liver, and spleen, and he had no fever.
Jeff Cohen, whose Worth Street Theater Company last year revived Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, has cast Beckett's Happy Days (at Classic Stage Company in New York through March 13) with two of off Broadway's most flagrantly out gay actors: Lea DeLaria as Winnie, buried up to her waist and then her neck, and David Greenspan as her ragamuffin husband, Willie.
Unlike battery-powered pacemakers, says Li, stem cell-based pacemakers speed up or slow down in response to drugs that alter normal heart rate.

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