Navigation Links
Video: Astrazeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer
Date:3/24/2009

s the number one killer in this country. With the Artery Explorer tour, more people will get the opportunity to really see what happens when you allow the build-up of plaque to progress, and more importantly, what they can do to help prevent it."

Before turning 35, two out of three Americans will have some degree of plaque build-up in their arteries.(1) However, athero typically has no signs or symptoms until an artery becomes severely narrowed or completely blocked. At this point, people may suffer a heart attack, stroke, or other serious, potentially fatal, health problem.

Inside the Artery Explorer, participants travel through the winding path of the human circulatory system as the arteries become narrow and blocked with plaque. Along the way, people are confronted by common risk factors for athero, such as LDL (bad) cholesterol, high blood pressure, and smoking. The experience culminates with a head-on collision with a blood clot, memorably demonstrating how athero can lead to heart attack and stroke.

"Now is the time to join us in the fight against this deadly disease. Take action by telling a friend to talk to their doctor about athero, by taking a loved-one to an US AGAINST ATHERO event or by visiting athero.com to register for free health information," said Mike Tilton, Vice President of AstraZeneca's Cardiovascular therapy area. "As a proud sponsor of the US AGAINST ATHERO movement, AstraZeneca is determined to continue making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients by providing actionable steps to maintain healthy arteries."

Since its 2007 launch, the US AGAINST ATHERO movement has educated millions of Americans about preventing and managing athero. For a full listing of cities in the 2009 tour, as well as more information about athero, visit www.athero.com. To receive additional health information including questions to ask yo
'/>"/>

SOURCE AstraZeneca
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Video: New Childrens Storybook Helps Parents Teach Their Children With Asthma About Their Condition
2. Video: NCOA Issues Call-to-Action for National Chronic Care Reform Based on Results of Comprehensive Survey of Americans with Chronic Conditions
3. Video: CLARITIN Partners with NASCAR Driver Carl Edwards to Educate Motorists on the Importance of Being Clear to Drive(SM)
4. Video: Record Number of Patients Seek Laser Treatments to Take Light-Years Off Their Faces
5. Video: New Report Card: Nations Mental Health Care System
6. Video: Injectable-Grade Filler, Now Without the Injections
7. Video: Avon Commits Over $1.75 Million for New Partnerships to End Violence Against Women
8. Video: Novalar Announces the Launch of OraVerse(TM) the First Dental Anesthesia Reversal Agent
9. Video: CVS/pharmacy and National Council on Aging Kick Off Medication Management Program for Seniors
10. Video: Facing the Facts - What You Need to Know About Facial Plastic Surgery
11. Video: Majority of Americans Over 45 Experience Joint Pain and Believe it will Affect Their Future Quality of Life
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2015)... , ... August 01, 2015 , ... Have you ever wondered what “Karma” really means? ... hear the word “Karma.” , Vedic tradition, which gave birth to Hinduism, is one ... of the central concepts of this tradition. According to the wisdom of this heritage, Karma ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... and Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) , ... August 01, ... ... a Great Point Partners I, L.P. (“GPP”) portfolio company has acquired Premier Physical ... — incorporating it into its portfolio of state-of-the-art clinics. , “Our acquisition of ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... On March 19, 2015 Phil Valentine – ... trek of the Appalachian Trail by stepping off Springer Mountain and heading north. ... On July 26th Phil reached Connecticut and was greeted by friends and family. He ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Clara, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... Super Bowl 50 ... The National Football League’s biggest day each year is the Super Bowl. In the two ... that takes place from the host venue. The 2016 Super Bowl game will mark the ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The 2nd annual Ride to Fight On will start and ... 2015. The Ride to Fight On is a cycling fundraiser that benefits the West ... Clinic and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. A health and wellness festival ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Nithyananda Yoga Foundation to Conduct Global Webinar on Karma at No Charge on August 1st 2Health News:Professional Physical Therapy Now Largest Outpatient Physical Therapy Provider in Northeast With Acquisition of Premier Physical Therapy & Wellness 2Health News:Connecticut Executive Hikes Appalachian Trail to Raise Awareness About Recovery. 2Health News:Cheap 2016 Super Bowl Tickets at Levi's Stadium: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Super Bowl 50 Tickets in Santa Clara, CA at Levi's Stadium 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 3
... Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, March 20 ... or proposals aimed at governing lifestyle choices such as smoking, ... of becoming a "nanny state"? According to a new ... the issue, agreeing that policies that aim to protect public ...
... Women aged 50 and over with breasts that have ... risk of their breast cancer recurring, according to Swedish ... (EBCC-8) in Vienna today (Wednesday). Dr Louise Eriksson ... found that women with denser breasts had nearly double ...
... , TUESDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) ... from the left and right arms might help predict ... new study suggests. Researchers found that people with ... each arm are at higher risk of cardiovascular death ...
... biologist and prominent advocate of equality for women in ... Kripke Legend Award for Promotion of Women in Cancer ... Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Hopkins, a professor ... (MIT), will deliver the Kripke lecture, Engineering Equity for ...
... Louis has received nearly $4.2 million from the Alzheimer,s ... trials to prevent the symptoms of Alzheimer,s disease. ... history of the 32-year-old association. Randall Bateman, MD, ... Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer,s Network (DIAN) Therapeutic Trials Unit (TTU) ...
... , TUESDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- Some people are ... differences in the way alcohol affects their brain, according to ... while 12 people with a history of alcohol-related blackouts and ... task. The volunteers did the memory task with and without ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Many Americans Ambivalent Over Laws Aimed at Healthy Living 2Health News:Many Americans Ambivalent Over Laws Aimed at Healthy Living 3Health News:Dense breasts can nearly double the risk of breast cancer recurrence 2Health News:Dense breasts can nearly double the risk of breast cancer recurrence 3Health News:Blood Pressure Variance Between Arms Points to Heart Risk 2Health News:Kripke Legend Award salutes Nancy Hopkins of MIT 2Health News:Kripke Legend Award salutes Nancy Hopkins of MIT 3Health News:$4.2 million grant helps plan, launch first Alzheimer's prevention trials 2Health News:$4.2 million grant helps plan, launch first Alzheimer's prevention trials 3
(Date:7/30/2015)... VANCOUVER , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... that it will report its second quarter 2015 financial ... host a conference call and live webcast at 4:30 ... results, clinical development programs and a general corporate update. ... to the Investor Relations page of the OncoGenex website ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT ... results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2015. ... across the organization.  We are excited to be near ... trial ever conducted with topline results expected in the ... Officer, PTC Therapeutics, Inc. "Translarna is now commercially available ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... China , July 30, 2015 Tianyin ... a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the patented biopharmaceutical, ... pharmaceutical ingredients (API), provided updates regarding the notice it ... LLC (the "Exchange") indicating that the Company was below ... forth in Sections 134 and 1101 of the NYSE ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 9PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 10TPI Provides Update Regarding Non-Compliance with NYSE MKT Continued Listing Requirements 2
... SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2011 WHO:   , Awarepoint ... Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference taking place ... Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Awarepoint is scheduled to present on ... Cowen and Company,s conferences are major industry events attracting ...
... part of its ongoing mission to serve cancer patients, ... launch of its enhanced website that provides cancer patients, ... spanning cancer prevention, education, patient care, advocacy, and financial ... a powerful new cancer resource navigator tool developed to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Awarepoint Invited to Present at Cowen & Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference 2Awarepoint Invited to Present at Cowen & Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference 3Breakaway From Cancer® Launches Newly-Enhanced Website Offering Comprehensive, Tailored Support for Cancer Patients 2Breakaway From Cancer® Launches Newly-Enhanced Website Offering Comprehensive, Tailored Support for Cancer Patients 3
... blood gas and electrolyte analyser with reusable ... upon our well established and successful Critical ... perform up to 50 tests form a ... , ,The OPTI R uses a combination ...
... Analysis Kit incorporates detection of T-wave alternans ... DMS Holter analysis tools. Premier 12 makes ... less than 10 seconds and provides visualization ... and validation. The TWA algorithm detects two ...
Velcro® Tracheostomy tube holders are available in Adult, pediatric, and infant sizes....
... Your patient will be more comfortable, ... tracheostomy tube stabilization more secure and to ... tying and untying of twill ties, consider ... adult and neonate/infant sizes, the narrow fastener ...
Medicine Products: