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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

New study implicates role of HDAC9 gene in calcification of the human aorta

New study implicates role of HDAC9 gene in calcification of the human aorta

NSU study points to another potential connection between sleep and overall good health

NSU study points to another potential connection between sleep and overall good health

Mummies show atherosclerosis was prevalent in ancient times

Mummies show atherosclerosis was prevalent in ancient times

Mutated ciliary genes tied to heart valve birth defect

Mutated ciliary genes tied to heart valve birth defect

Men and women with diabetes or prediabetes experience different comorbidities, study shows

Men and women with diabetes or prediabetes experience different comorbidities, study shows

Blood vessels may turn into bone-like particles with advancing age

Blood vessels may turn into bone-like particles with advancing age

Researchers use paper-based structures to mimic layered nature of aortic valves

Researchers use paper-based structures to mimic layered nature of aortic valves

Weightlifting is better for the heart than cardio

Weightlifting is better for the heart than cardio

VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

New study contradicts previous views on skeletal growth mechanism

New study contradicts previous views on skeletal growth mechanism

CT scans used in cancer diagnostics can provide valuable clues to preventing heart problems

CT scans used in cancer diagnostics can provide valuable clues to preventing heart problems

Nano therapy reverses deadliest effects of chronic kidney disease in animal model

Nano therapy reverses deadliest effects of chronic kidney disease in animal model