Fatty heart

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fatty heart (Med) etc. Med, a heart, liver, etc., which have been the subjects of fatty degeneration or infiltration.
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Usage

In literature:

The cavities of the heart were dilated, the walls thin and in advanced stage of fatty degeneration.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
It tends to melancholy and a fatty heart.
"Fisherman's Luck" by Henry van Dyke
We've got fatty degeneration of the heart, and in all the rest of the organs too.
"The Judgment House" by Gilbert Parker
You say there was a tendency to fatty degeneration of the heart?
"The Mystery of a Hansom Cab" by Fergus Hume
To this perverted chemical action is also due the fatty degeneration so common in inebriates, affecting the muscles, the heart, and the liver.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The heart that will not love and obey gets into a state of fatty degeneration.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
It is especially adapted for the relief of those obese who are suffering fatty degeneration of the heart.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 821, Sep. 26, 1891" by Various
There are two general stages of fatty heart.
"Diet and Health" by Lulu Hunt Peters
Detail is the heart of realism, and the fatty degeneration of art.
"Art" by Clive Bell
Also, fatty degeneration of the heart prompted me to annoy Dierdre O'Farrell.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
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In news:

Omega-3 fatty acids tied to lower heart arrhythmia risk.
Salmon, which is loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, is especially delicious when brushed with honey, soy, ginger and mustard, and cooked until browned.
Over time, fatty deposits can accumulate in the lining of the heart's major blood vessels, creating a condition called coronary artery disease.
New research says supplements of omega-3 fatty acid s may not boost your heart health.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not boost heart health like doctors once thought.
(CBS News) Omega-3 fatty acid supplements like fish oil pills are taken by many to boost heart health, but new research suggests the pills aren't having their intended effects.
The omega-3 fatty acids found in abundance in cold-water fishes are well-documented to have an association with a lowered risk for heart disease.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not boost heart health like doctors once thought.
Fish oil pills—rich in omega-3 fatty acids—may no longer be recommended for heart health, but they could still give your memory a boost.
Guidelines, including those of the American Heart Association, recommend consuming fish-oil supplements, which contain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, to ward off heart trouble.
Omega-3 fatty acids, found in oily fish such as sardines and salmon and once touted as a way of staving off heart disease and stroke, don't help after all, according to a Greek study.
Fish oil pills—rich in omega-3 fatty acids—may no longer be recommended for heart health, but they could still give your memory a boost.
New research says supplements of omega-3 fatty acids may not boost your heart health.
When taken as a supplement or via diet, fish oil and its omega-3 fatty acids do not help prevent heart attacks, strokes, or death from heart disease, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association study published yesterday.
For people whose blood sugar levels put them at greater risk of heart attack or stroke, taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements doesn't reduce those risks, a new study finds.
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