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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More sedentary time increases risk of heart failure in older women

More sedentary time increases risk of heart failure in older women

Study underscores the importance of maintaining services to prevent, treat cardiovascular disease

Study underscores the importance of maintaining services to prevent, treat cardiovascular disease

Research links SARS-CoV-2 prevalence, hospital surfaces and patient microbiomes

Research links SARS-CoV-2 prevalence, hospital surfaces and patient microbiomes

New algorithm accurately predicts outcomes for COVID-19 patients

New algorithm accurately predicts outcomes for COVID-19 patients

Compounds in traditional Chinese medicine herbs may inhibit SARS-CoV-2 infection

Compounds in traditional Chinese medicine herbs may inhibit SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study investigates link between myocarditis and COVID-19

Study investigates link between myocarditis and COVID-19

Texas Heart Institute to participate in a study to treat ARDS in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Texas Heart Institute to participate in a study to treat ARDS in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Survey: Majority of patients favor eliminating processed meats in hospitals

Survey: Majority of patients favor eliminating processed meats in hospitals

Texas Biomed awarded $1 million to evaluate MAb therapeutics for COVID-19

Texas Biomed awarded $1 million to evaluate MAb therapeutics for COVID-19

Study shows link between COPD and the gut microbiome

Study shows link between COPD and the gut microbiome

Researchers find new link between incretin hormones and arteriosclerosis

Researchers find new link between incretin hormones and arteriosclerosis

Study shows new route for treating myocardial infarction

Study shows new route for treating myocardial infarction

Researchers assess consequences of decades of global nutrition transition

Researchers assess consequences of decades of global nutrition transition

Study: Pod e-cigarettes are less damaging to health than traditional cigarettes

Study: Pod e-cigarettes are less damaging to health than traditional cigarettes

New data highlights the gaps in care for children with familial hypercholesterolemia

New data highlights the gaps in care for children with familial hypercholesterolemia

Association between periodontal disease and atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Association between periodontal disease and atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Algorithm-driven program improves cholesterol, blood pressure levels

Algorithm-driven program improves cholesterol, blood pressure levels

People with heart disease can receive high-dose or standard-dose flu vaccines for protection

People with heart disease can receive high-dose or standard-dose flu vaccines for protection

Study highlights the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 among Black, Hispanic patients

Study highlights the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 among Black, Hispanic patients

LOX plays a number of key roles in promoting skin and organ fibrosis in scleroderma

LOX plays a number of key roles in promoting skin and organ fibrosis in scleroderma