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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

Risk scores identify young people with hardened arteries

Risk scores identify young people with hardened arteries

Risk scores may identify young individuals with atherosclerosis

Risk scores may identify young individuals with atherosclerosis

Simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats

Simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats

Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic

Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic

Seniors with giant cell arteritis are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke

Seniors with giant cell arteritis are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke

Clinical trial of newest technology to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms

Clinical trial of newest technology to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms

Physical traits, genetic test help with early diagnosis of aneurysm syndrome

Physical traits, genetic test help with early diagnosis of aneurysm syndrome

Smoking and coffee combined have a greater harmful effect on arteries and blood flow

Smoking and coffee combined have a greater harmful effect on arteries and blood flow

Genetic link suggested in deaths from cardiac valve diseases

Genetic link suggested in deaths from cardiac valve diseases

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms

Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Clusters of genes within human aortas appear to predict risk for atherosclerosis

Clusters of genes within human aortas appear to predict risk for atherosclerosis

Missing link between inflammatory markers in the bloodstream and the increased risk of heart attack

Missing link between inflammatory markers in the bloodstream and the increased risk of heart attack

Parents and siblings of infants born with severe abnormalities of the left side of the heart should also be screened for heart problems

Parents and siblings of infants born with severe abnormalities of the left side of the heart should also be screened for heart problems