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Gene discovery could help develop new tools to prevent strokes and heart attacks

Gene discovery could help develop new tools to prevent strokes and heart attacks

Researchers identify genes that become active when carotid plaque rupture leads to a stroke

Researchers identify genes that become active when carotid plaque rupture leads to a stroke

COVID-19 infection in pregnant women linked to increased risk of adverse outcomes

COVID-19 infection in pregnant women linked to increased risk of adverse outcomes

Abnormal size or functioning in the heart's left atrium may increase dementia risk

Abnormal size or functioning in the heart's left atrium may increase dementia risk

Study: Genes involved in coronary heart disease may be nearly the same for everyone

Study: Genes involved in coronary heart disease may be nearly the same for everyone

UVA researchers receive $15 million from LeDucq Foundation to advance understanding of atherosclerosis

UVA researchers receive $15 million from LeDucq Foundation to advance understanding of atherosclerosis

Substantial increases in cardiovascular trends contribute to a rising burden on the US health care system

Substantial increases in cardiovascular trends contribute to a rising burden on the US health care system

Experiments and mathematical modeling help study the role of morphogens in tissue patterning

Experiments and mathematical modeling help study the role of morphogens in tissue patterning

Gout flares associated with subsequent cardiovascular events

Gout flares associated with subsequent cardiovascular events

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake

Two heart drugs may increase the risk of heart attack during hot-weather events

Two heart drugs may increase the risk of heart attack during hot-weather events

Hypertension heightens the risk of hospitalization related to SARS-CoV-2 Omicron infection

Hypertension heightens the risk of hospitalization related to SARS-CoV-2 Omicron infection

Ultra-precise gene therapy technologies could edit or silence faulty genes causing fatal heart diseases

Ultra-precise gene therapy technologies could edit or silence faulty genes causing fatal heart diseases

Researchers describe negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the treatment of TBIs

Researchers describe negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the treatment of TBIs

Potassium-rich diets linked with lower blood pressure in women with high salt intake

Potassium-rich diets linked with lower blood pressure in women with high salt intake

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

UK study finds an increase in cardiovascular diseases and diabetes up to 12 months after COVID-19

UK study finds an increase in cardiovascular diseases and diabetes up to 12 months after COVID-19

Myocardial fibrosis linked to worse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with hypertension

Myocardial fibrosis linked to worse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with hypertension

Hypertension linked to double the risk of severe COVID-19 despite booster vaccination

Hypertension linked to double the risk of severe COVID-19 despite booster vaccination

Remote ischemic preconditioning can amplify the protection against heart attack, stroke

Remote ischemic preconditioning can amplify the protection against heart attack, stroke