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Cycle Pharmaceuticals receives license for IP on PARP inhibitor drugs for treating vascular disease

Cycle Pharmaceuticals receives license for IP on PARP inhibitor drugs for treating vascular disease

Rice bioengineers reveal how heart valves use different strategies to handle oxygen starvation

Rice bioengineers reveal how heart valves use different strategies to handle oxygen starvation

High levels of copeptin could increase risk of kidney, heart disease in Type 1 diabetes patients

High levels of copeptin could increase risk of kidney, heart disease in Type 1 diabetes patients

PET/CT imaging can effectively measure coronary artery calcification for assessing heart attack risk

PET/CT imaging can effectively measure coronary artery calcification for assessing heart attack risk

Moderate calcium intake not linked to coronary artery calcification, says UAB cardiologist

Moderate calcium intake not linked to coronary artery calcification, says UAB cardiologist

Calcium supplements may raise risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage

Calcium supplements may raise risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage

Scientists identify molecule in liver cells that regulates release of fats into the bloodstream

Scientists identify molecule in liver cells that regulates release of fats into the bloodstream

Biomedical engineers develop artificial blood vessels capable of growth within recipient

Biomedical engineers develop artificial blood vessels capable of growth within recipient

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