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Phase 2 clinical trial of DS-1211 begins for individuals with Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

Phase 2 clinical trial of DS-1211 begins for individuals with Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

Powerful imaging tool creates 3D atlas of the spectrum of tuberculous and COVID-19 lung lesions

Powerful imaging tool creates 3D atlas of the spectrum of tuberculous and COVID-19 lung lesions

MRI reveals brain changes in patients up to six months after COVID-19 recovery

MRI reveals brain changes in patients up to six months after COVID-19 recovery

Emphysema rates higher among marijuana smokers than cigarette smokers

Emphysema rates higher among marijuana smokers than cigarette smokers

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Cardiovascular screening may lower the risk of death, heart attack and stroke in 65 to 69 year-olds

Cardiovascular screening may lower the risk of death, heart attack and stroke in 65 to 69 year-olds

Lung cancer patients in a screening program who participated in stop smoking study achieve more than 30% abstinence rates

Lung cancer patients in a screening program who participated in stop smoking study achieve more than 30% abstinence rates

Simple scan can reveal if people are at increased risk of late-life dementia

Simple scan can reveal if people are at increased risk of late-life dementia

Pregnant women with PCOS have higher risk for heart problems during delivery

Pregnant women with PCOS have higher risk for heart problems during delivery

New diagnostic procedure could help start optimal stroke treatment in a timely manner

New diagnostic procedure could help start optimal stroke treatment in a timely manner

Mitral annulus calcification is a predictor of mortality and a marker of valvular, cardiovascular disease

Mitral annulus calcification is a predictor of mortality and a marker of valvular, cardiovascular disease

Disrupt PAD III Trial reveals consistent safety and effectiveness of intravascular lithotripsy

Disrupt PAD III Trial reveals consistent safety and effectiveness of intravascular lithotripsy

Study shows the importance of early detection of coronary heart disease among COPD patients

Study shows the importance of early detection of coronary heart disease among COPD patients

Calcium supplements may increase risk of death in older people with aortic valve stenosis

Calcium supplements may increase risk of death in older people with aortic valve stenosis

Routine mammograms may provide clues for heart disease risk in postmenopausal women

Routine mammograms may provide clues for heart disease risk in postmenopausal women

New technology can assist bioprosthetic heart valve patients by avoiding additional replacement surgery

New technology can assist bioprosthetic heart valve patients by avoiding additional replacement surgery

Novel robotic replica of human spine enables surgeons to preview the effects of surgery

Novel robotic replica of human spine enables surgeons to preview the effects of surgery

Physical activity may hasten plaque build-up in the coronary arteries, finds research

Physical activity may hasten plaque build-up in the coronary arteries, finds research

Atherosclerosis found in more than 40% of adults in Sweden without known heart disease

Atherosclerosis found in more than 40% of adults in Sweden without known heart disease

UH associate professor receives $2.5 million to explore how arterial hardening starts within cells

UH associate professor receives $2.5 million to explore how arterial hardening starts within cells