Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease involves the heart and vessels and is the number one killer in the U.S. accounting for nearly 30-percent of all deaths. Cardiovascular disease has a number of forms but the most common are myocardial infarction and angina pectoris which affect the heart itself.
What is Cardiovascular Disease?

Diseases of disorders of this system are termed cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases kill an estimated 17 million people worldwide each year. Majority of these are due to heart attacks and strokes.

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Fellowship directors endorse the need for increasing diversity in cardiology

Fellowship directors endorse the need for increasing diversity in cardiology

An overview on fitness to drive for patients with cardiovascular diseases

An overview on fitness to drive for patients with cardiovascular diseases

Non-invasive imaging method can predict the efficiency of cardiomyocyte differentiation

Non-invasive imaging method can predict the efficiency of cardiomyocyte differentiation

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

Machine learning models that include social determinants of health better predict cardiovascular outcomes

Machine learning models that include social determinants of health better predict cardiovascular outcomes

Moderate drinking may be linked with decreased risk of heart attack and death in adults with CVD

Moderate drinking may be linked with decreased risk of heart attack and death in adults with CVD

3D-bioprinted cardiac patches show therapeutic, regenerative potential for treating ischemic cardiomyopathy

3D-bioprinted cardiac patches show therapeutic, regenerative potential for treating ischemic cardiomyopathy

Air quality improvement linked with reduced risk of dementia

Air quality improvement linked with reduced risk of dementia

Excessive body fat can increase the risk of dementia

Excessive body fat can increase the risk of dementia

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

'Good cholesterol' protects the liver from inflammation and injury, study shows

'Good cholesterol' protects the liver from inflammation and injury, study shows

Structural home repairs in low-income neighborhoods linked with reduced crime rates

Structural home repairs in low-income neighborhoods linked with reduced crime rates

Experts call for immediate action to ensure physical activity is built into everyday lives

Experts call for immediate action to ensure physical activity is built into everyday lives

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

MCG scientists find copper transporter as potential therapeutic target for cardiovascular diseases

MCG scientists find copper transporter as potential therapeutic target for cardiovascular diseases

Study examines clinical outcomes in vaccinated individuals hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

Study examines clinical outcomes in vaccinated individuals hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

Chemical modification in RNA molecules may offer protection against liver disease

Chemical modification in RNA molecules may offer protection against liver disease

Occasional breastfeeding shown to improve cardiac and vascular health in babies, with long-lasting benefits

Occasional breastfeeding shown to improve cardiac and vascular health in babies, with long-lasting benefits

Infection fatality rate of COVID-19 in community-based elderly lower than earlier estimates

Infection fatality rate of COVID-19 in community-based elderly lower than earlier estimates

Research identifies key role of CXCL9 cytokine in age-related chronic inflammation

Research identifies key role of CXCL9 cytokine in age-related chronic inflammation