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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

Big-data analysis finds new link between popular arthritis drug and heart valve calcification

Big-data analysis finds new link between popular arthritis drug and heart valve calcification

Multinational initiative to study familial primary distal renal tubular acidosis

Multinational initiative to study familial primary distal renal tubular acidosis

$4.1 million funding for heart research on Valentine's Day

$4.1 million funding for heart research on Valentine's Day

Calcium specks could be key prognostic marker of heart disease in South Asians

Calcium specks could be key prognostic marker of heart disease in South Asians

Researchers secure NIH grant to prevent heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients

Researchers secure NIH grant to prevent heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients

New software may enable early detection of arteriosclerosis

New software may enable early detection of arteriosclerosis

Human clinical trial of investigational calcification inhibitor generates promising results

Human clinical trial of investigational calcification inhibitor generates promising results

High levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 may affect brain health

High levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 may affect brain health

Scientists review mechanisms responsible for vascular damage from air pollution

Scientists review mechanisms responsible for vascular damage from air pollution

Researchers use information from computer tomography images to simulate heart function

Researchers use information from computer tomography images to simulate heart function

Rhesus macaque model could be useful to test therapies for congenital Zika virus syndrome

Rhesus macaque model could be useful to test therapies for congenital Zika virus syndrome

Bone density scans could help determine likelihood of cardiovascular disease

Bone density scans could help determine likelihood of cardiovascular disease