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Stem cells may be responsible for vascular calcification in patients with kidney disease

Stem cells may be responsible for vascular calcification in patients with kidney disease

Fraunhofer researchers plan to use electron beams to remove germs from tissue transplants

Fraunhofer researchers plan to use electron beams to remove germs from tissue transplants

New report documents fetal brain abnormalities linked to congenital Zika infection

New report documents fetal brain abnormalities linked to congenital Zika infection

Prevalence of coronary calcification similar between patients with psoriasis and type 2 diabetes

Prevalence of coronary calcification similar between patients with psoriasis and type 2 diabetes

TMDU researchers inject gelatin-based gel carrying protein/peptide drugs to trigger bone augmentation

TMDU researchers inject gelatin-based gel carrying protein/peptide drugs to trigger bone augmentation

Small dense HDL particles protectively linked to coronary heart disease risk

Small dense HDL particles protectively linked to coronary heart disease risk

Study shows link between inflammatory biomarkers and prevalence of CAD in HIV-infected men

Study shows link between inflammatory biomarkers and prevalence of CAD in HIV-infected men

High levels of zinc may lead to kidney stone formation

High levels of zinc may lead to kidney stone formation

Neutral atherosclerosis trial highlights effectiveness of optimal medical therapy

Neutral atherosclerosis trial highlights effectiveness of optimal medical therapy

Testosterone may lead to greater heart attack risk in men than women

Testosterone may lead to greater heart attack risk in men than women

Experts discuss recent controversies related to breast cancer screening recommendations

Experts discuss recent controversies related to breast cancer screening recommendations

Patients undergoing mini-MVR have similar outcomes compared with conventional surgery

Patients undergoing mini-MVR have similar outcomes compared with conventional surgery

Blood test to determine risk of heart disease may benefit middle-aged black women

Blood test to determine risk of heart disease may benefit middle-aged black women

Routine stress adversely affects women’s heart

Routine stress adversely affects women’s heart

LivaNova's stented aortic bioprosthesis CROWN PRT now approved for treatment of aortic valve disease

LivaNova's stented aortic bioprosthesis CROWN PRT now approved for treatment of aortic valve disease

Scientists develop a method for cell replacement in diseased vessels

Scientists develop a method for cell replacement in diseased vessels

Current approach to blood pressure treatment can't restore cardiovascular risk to ideal levels, study suggests

Current approach to blood pressure treatment can't restore cardiovascular risk to ideal levels, study suggests

New approach helps create virtual models for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms

New approach helps create virtual models for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms

TEAAM trial finds that testosterone has no effect on atherosclerosis progression

TEAAM trial finds that testosterone has no effect on atherosclerosis progression

Mild cognitive impairment occurs more often in people diagnosed with lower ankle brachial index

Mild cognitive impairment occurs more often in people diagnosed with lower ankle brachial index