FREE Media registration open!
- Over 4,000 delegates coming to Toronto
- The latest in heart health research and practice!
|WHO:||THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION AND THE CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR SOCIETY|
|WHAT:||CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR CONGRESS 2012|
|WHERE:||METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE (TORONTO, ONTARIO)|
|WHEN:||SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 TO TUESDAY OCTOBER 30, 2012|
TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2012 /CNW/ -
SUNDAY OCTOBER 28
- The flu shot and heart disease: can the influenza vaccine do more than just prevent you from getting the flu?
- Finding the cause of high cholesterol: Canadian scientists' discovery could lead to revolutionary new therapeutic drugs for risk factor which affects 40 per cent of Canadian adults.
- Researchers find that simple, relatively cheap and readily available test can predict health risks for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common form of irregular heart beat.
MONDAY OCTOBER 29
- Can a mother's weight affect the genes of her offspring? Researchers look at the genes of babies born to mothers who lost weight after bariatric surgery and find a significant difference between their genes and those of siblings born before the surgery.
- Getting students moving with peer pressure: Using peer mentors to enhance school-day physical activity in elementary-aged students has been given an A+ from Nova Scotia researchers.
- Find out how the latest fad of high-intensity interval training is good for more than just your fitness levels.
- Sudden cardiac death in Ontario under age 40 - is it a problem? Study dispels the myths.
TUESDAY OCTOBER 30
- Are breakfast sandwiches a time bomb in a bun? Eat a breakfast sandwich and your body will be feeling the ill effects well before lunch - now that's fast food!
- Comparing water workouts to those on land: study results that may have you jumping into the nearest pool.
- Does your risk of cardiac arrest depend on where you live? Toronto compares 'cardio-toxicity' of GTA neighbourhoods.
- New pediatric heart failure guidelines a first in Canada: An Ontario family shares their story in the hopes of raising awareness and saving young lives.
The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress features cutting-edge research: over 700 research studies will be presented, along with 30 interactive workshops, educational plenary sessions, lively debates, case studies, accredited satellite symposia, special lectures, awards, and much, much more.
FOR free media REGISTRATION and final program, visit cardiocongress.org.
SOURCE: HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION
Diane Hargrave Public Relations
416-467-9954 ext. 104
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