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Carotid artery calcification seen in radiographs linked with coronary artery disease, oral infections

Carotid artery calcification seen in radiographs linked with coronary artery disease, oral infections

Phosphate binder drug does not reduce heart disease risk in people with chronic kidney disease

Phosphate binder drug does not reduce heart disease risk in people with chronic kidney disease

Brain inflammation seen in fatal COVID-19 cases

Brain inflammation seen in fatal COVID-19 cases

3D-printed organ model can improve surgical outcomes for heart patients

3D-printed organ model can improve surgical outcomes for heart patients

Broccoli and Brussels could be beneficial in preventing advanced blood vessel disease

Broccoli and Brussels could be beneficial in preventing advanced blood vessel disease

Study shows least favorite vegetables can prevent advanced blood vessel disease

Study shows least favorite vegetables can prevent advanced blood vessel disease

Remains of 17th century Bishop provide insights into the origins of tuberculosis

Remains of 17th century Bishop provide insights into the origins of tuberculosis

Drug offers hope for patients with primary hyperoxaluria type 1

Drug offers hope for patients with primary hyperoxaluria type 1

Study adds a new dimension to heart disease

Study adds a new dimension to heart disease

Model that sheds light on severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy could pave the way for new therapies

Model that sheds light on severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy could pave the way for new therapies

Study uncovers a new childhood-onset neurodegenerative disorder

Study uncovers a new childhood-onset neurodegenerative disorder

How to slow down age-related changes?

How to slow down age-related changes?

Automated CT-based biomarkers can better predict cardiovascular events than standard methods

Automated CT-based biomarkers can better predict cardiovascular events than standard methods

Researchers develop new substance to prevent vascular calcification

Researchers develop new substance to prevent vascular calcification

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

WPI researcher awarded grant for research into leading cause of aortic valve dysfunction

WPI researcher awarded grant for research into leading cause of aortic valve dysfunction

Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

Reports of patients’ deaths linked to heart devices lurk below radar

New nanoparticle innovation detects vascular calcification in atherosclerosis

New nanoparticle innovation detects vascular calcification in atherosclerosis

Treatment for coronary heart disease is just as good as stents or bypass

Treatment for coronary heart disease is just as good as stents or bypass

New position statement lays out framework to help aging populations stay healthier

New position statement lays out framework to help aging populations stay healthier