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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

Less invasive procedure to repair aortic aneurysm could reduce death by two-thirds

Less invasive procedure to repair aortic aneurysm could reduce death by two-thirds

Blood vessel plug - amplatzer ductal occluder, performs well in trial

Blood vessel plug - amplatzer ductal occluder, performs well in trial

Spitfire fighter device helps monitor aortic aneurysm

Spitfire fighter device helps monitor aortic aneurysm

Method of producing exact models of skull defects which enable technicians to create exactly matching titanium plates

Method of producing exact models of skull defects which enable technicians to create exactly matching titanium plates

Women are more likely than men to die from aortic dissection or tearing

Women are more likely than men to die from aortic dissection or tearing

New device enable physicians to quickly join blood vessels during heart bypass surgery

New device enable physicians to quickly join blood vessels during heart bypass surgery

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Vaccines show link between periodontal and heart disease

Vaccines show link between periodontal and heart disease