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Breastfeeding decreases risk of heart disease later in life

Breastfeeding decreases risk of heart disease later in life

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

Cardiovascular disease in parents is a major predictor of offspring having a heart attack or stroke

Britain debates whether to create DNA registry of newborn babies

Britain debates whether to create DNA registry of newborn babies

Afro-Americans with high blood pressure have double the risk of enlarged heart

Afro-Americans with high blood pressure have double the risk of enlarged heart

New stent appears safe and effective for preventing arteries from reclosing in coronary heart disease patients

New stent appears safe and effective for preventing arteries from reclosing in coronary heart disease patients

Despite spending more for health care, Americans do not have the best medical care in the world

Despite spending more for health care, Americans do not have the best medical care in the world

Vaccines show link between periodontal and heart disease

Vaccines show link between periodontal and heart disease

Genetic flaw that may put some people at far greater risk of heart attacks

Genetic flaw that may put some people at far greater risk of heart attacks

Researchers show link between periodontal and heart disease

Researchers show link between periodontal and heart disease

Increased blood levels of a heart cell “stress” protein called ST2 were linked to a higher risk of death

Increased blood levels of a heart cell “stress” protein called ST2 were linked to a higher risk of death

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

Link between cardiovascular disease and type 1 (juvenile) diabetes amongst women has been significantly underestimated

Link between cardiovascular disease and type 1 (juvenile) diabetes amongst women has been significantly underestimated

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

BioTime awarded a research grant for blood plasma volume expander

BioTime awarded a research grant for blood plasma volume expander

Injections of adult stem cells could repair hearts

Injections of adult stem cells could repair hearts

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Marker predicts patients who are seven times more likely to die after suffering a heart attack

Marker predicts patients who are seven times more likely to die after suffering a heart attack

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

FDA recommends approval of stenting to prevent stroke

FDA recommends approval of stenting to prevent stroke

Dieting greatly reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes

Dieting greatly reduces risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes