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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Uncontrolled high blood pressure responsible for cardiovascular emergencies in the USA

Uncontrolled high blood pressure responsible for cardiovascular emergencies in the USA

Extended-release nifedipine could help treat women with severe preeclampsia during labor and delivery

Extended-release nifedipine could help treat women with severe preeclampsia during labor and delivery

Study examines the link between different types of grain intake and premature coronary artery disease

Study examines the link between different types of grain intake and premature coronary artery disease

The sexual dimorphisms in the epidemiology and pathophysiology of obesity

The sexual dimorphisms in the epidemiology and pathophysiology of obesity

Study offers insights into how COVID-19 damages the heart

Study offers insights into how COVID-19 damages the heart

Sleep disparities may impact health in minority communities

Sleep disparities may impact health in minority communities

What are the associations between coffee intake and cardiovascular disease?

What are the associations between coffee intake and cardiovascular disease?

What is the relationship between weightlifting and all-cause mortality?

What is the relationship between weightlifting and all-cause mortality?

Study explores the role of air pollution on the trajectory of stroke

Study explores the role of air pollution on the trajectory of stroke

Bionic pancreas more effective at maintaining blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes

Bionic pancreas more effective at maintaining blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes

Study: Food insecurity among Americans with cardiovascular disease skyrocketed over the last 20 years

Study: Food insecurity among Americans with cardiovascular disease skyrocketed over the last 20 years

TGen and ASU partner with Phoenix Children’s and Cincinnati Children’s to better understand NAFLD

TGen and ASU partner with Phoenix Children’s and Cincinnati Children’s to better understand NAFLD

How the gut microbiome could affect COVID-19 severity

How the gut microbiome could affect COVID-19 severity

Leducq Foundation awards $15 million to advance the understanding of atherosclerosis

Leducq Foundation awards $15 million to advance the understanding of atherosclerosis

Coffee drinking linked with longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Coffee drinking linked with longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Prevention of cardiovascular disease is important in cancer patients

Study shows the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment for diagnosing hypertension

Study shows the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment for diagnosing hypertension

The impact of sleep fragmentation on the clonal diversity of immune cells and the genetic aging of the hematopoietic system

The impact of sleep fragmentation on the clonal diversity of immune cells and the genetic aging of the hematopoietic system

Trial tests efficacy and safety of NVX-CoV2373 COVID-19 vaccine among adolescents

Trial tests efficacy and safety of NVX-CoV2373 COVID-19 vaccine among adolescents

Review: Cold water swimming may cut 'bad' body fat in men and reduce the risk of diabetes

Review: Cold water swimming may cut 'bad' body fat in men and reduce the risk of diabetes