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heart disease

n.
A structural or functional abnormality of the heart, or of the blood vessels supplying the heart, that impairs its normal functioning.

heart′ disease`


n.
any condition of the heart that impairs its functioning.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heart disease - a disease of the heart
cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
coronary heart disease - a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart
angina pectoris, angina - a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
cardiomyopathy, myocardiopathy - a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
coronary failure, heart failure - inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions
valvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
rheumatic heart disease - heart disease caused by recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever; characterized by changes in the myocardium or scarring of the heart valves that reduce the power of the heart to pump blood
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cardiac disease screening program in the general population of teens and young adults indicate that incorporating a 12-lead ECG alongside history and physical examination not only increases the diagnostic yield for conditions predisposing to sudden cardiac death, but it's actually cost saving, compared with screening by history and physical exam alone, Harshil Dhutia, MD, said at the American Heart Association scientific sessions.
He said prevention was the best method to avoid cardiac disease and people should change their lifestyle and habits, adding fast food, smoking and lethargic attitude were major causes of cardiac problems.
Class I (No impairment): Patients with cardiac disease but without resulting limitation of physical activity.
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Laboratory Corporation of America([R]) Holdings (LabCorp([R])) (NYSE: LH) today announced it has launched its clinical next generation sequencing assay, GeneSeq[R]: Cardio for genetic causes of familial cardiac disease.
Among women aged 70-89 years, a history of cardiac disease was strongly associated with an increased risk of developing nonamnestic mild cognitive impairment in a large population-based study.
Continued support should also be offered to help patients manage the impact of cardiac disease, the plan says.
The Welsh Government has designed "The Together for Health - a Cardiac Delivery Plan" in a bid to lower the number of patients with cardiac disease.
Researchers set out to investigate the association of cardiac disease with amnestic and non-amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI and naMCI, respectively).
2%) had history of cardiac disease on admission including three patients with ventricular septal defect (VSD), two with atrial septal defect (ASD), two with aortic stenosis, two with rheumatic valvular heart disease, one with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW), and one with noncompaction cardiomyopathy (CMP).
The risk ratios for cardiac disease for mild, moderate, and severe PET were 2.