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.

Read More

Overview

Feature Articles

Latest Cardiovascular Disease News and Research

Social inequities in Black and South Asian immigrants increase risk of severe COVID-19 infection

Social inequities in Black and South Asian immigrants increase risk of severe COVID-19 infection

Study assesses cardiovascular and renal outcomes for ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes

Study assesses cardiovascular and renal outcomes for ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes

Cellular and molecular map of the human heart could guide personalized medicine

Cellular and molecular map of the human heart could guide personalized medicine

As fires and floods wreak havoc on health, new climate center seeks solutions

As fires and floods wreak havoc on health, new climate center seeks solutions

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

Gruthan Bioscience to develop new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs

Gruthan Bioscience to develop new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs

Bioinformatics analysis reveals genes and pathways shared in COVID-19 disease and comorbidities

Bioinformatics analysis reveals genes and pathways shared in COVID-19 disease and comorbidities

HIV drugs cause immune-system changes that can improve resistance to viral infections

HIV drugs cause immune-system changes that can improve resistance to viral infections

Black young adults pay a higher price to achieve prosperity

Black young adults pay a higher price to achieve prosperity

Men are dying from COVID-19 at a higher rate than women

Men are dying from COVID-19 at a higher rate than women

Farming population is highly vulnerable to COVID-19

Farming population is highly vulnerable to COVID-19

Tobacco responsible for one in five of all deaths from heart disease

Tobacco responsible for one in five of all deaths from heart disease

Respiratory specimens testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 decrease in the U.S., CDC report

Respiratory specimens testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 decrease in the U.S., CDC report

Over 20% of Americans suffer from food shortage, study reveals

Over 20% of Americans suffer from food shortage, study reveals

Removing cost burden increases use of coronary artery calcium screening

Removing cost burden increases use of coronary artery calcium screening

Cardiovascular health similarities between chimpanzees and humans found

Cardiovascular health similarities between chimpanzees and humans found

Study: Greater exercise capacity is linked to decreased mortality risk in people with type 2 diabetes

Study: Greater exercise capacity is linked to decreased mortality risk in people with type 2 diabetes

ACC’s initiative can help cardiologists address critical patient needs, deliver high-quality care

ACC’s initiative can help cardiologists address critical patient needs, deliver high-quality care

Omega-3 intake is associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease events

Omega-3 intake is associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease events

T cells on the front line of COVID-19 response

T cells on the front line of COVID-19 response