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Diabetics shown to have increased heart muscle mass

Diabetics shown to have increased heart muscle mass

40 percent of Americans at moderate risk for heart disease

40 percent of Americans at moderate risk for heart disease

Minimally invasive surgery okay for problems of the upper part of the aorta

Minimally invasive surgery okay for problems of the upper part of the aorta

Researchers isolate causes of cognitive loss following coronary artery bypass surgery

Researchers isolate causes of cognitive loss following coronary artery bypass surgery

Long term air pollution exposure leads to acceleration of atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation

Long term air pollution exposure leads to acceleration of atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation

Trichostatin A may fight lupus and atherosclerosis simultaneously

Trichostatin A may fight lupus and atherosclerosis simultaneously

New understanding of the disease process involved in atherosclerosis

New understanding of the disease process involved in atherosclerosis

Scientists gain better understanding of how repetitive stretching of endothelial cells that line arteries can make them healthy and resistant to vascular diseases

Scientists gain better understanding of how repetitive stretching of endothelial cells that line arteries can make them healthy and resistant to vascular diseases

FDA warns against acid-reflux treatment Enteryx

FDA warns against acid-reflux treatment Enteryx

Electron-beam computed tomography - a more accurate replacement for coronary catheterizations

Electron-beam computed tomography - a more accurate replacement for coronary catheterizations

C-reactive protein in atherosclerotic lesions: its origin and pathophysiological significance

C-reactive protein in atherosclerotic lesions: its origin and pathophysiological significance

Electron-beam computed tomography best for evaluating adults with congenital defects in the heart arteries

Electron-beam computed tomography best for evaluating adults with congenital defects in the heart arteries

Scientists have identified the first genetic mutations that cause the aorta to widen, tear and rupture

Scientists have identified the first genetic mutations that cause the aorta to widen, tear and rupture

Study shows mutation in NOTCH1 gene causes aortic valve disease

Study shows mutation in NOTCH1 gene causes aortic valve disease

White blood cell called a neutrophil appears to be crucial to abdominal aortic aneurysm formation

White blood cell called a neutrophil appears to be crucial to abdominal aortic aneurysm formation

Aortic disease difficult to diagnose

Aortic disease difficult to diagnose

Direct link between inefficient metabolism and atherosclerosis

Direct link between inefficient metabolism and atherosclerosis

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

Cocaine use increases the risk of coronary aneurysms

Cocaine use increases the risk of coronary aneurysms

Australian-designed heart pump gives new hope to heart patients

Australian-designed heart pump gives new hope to heart patients