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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New calculators could enable clinicians to better stratify risk in COVID-infected patients

New calculators could enable clinicians to better stratify risk in COVID-infected patients

Newly identified genes increase risk of obesity and also protect against this disease

Newly identified genes increase risk of obesity and also protect against this disease

Atherosclerosis can speed up the development of clonal hematopoiesis

Atherosclerosis can speed up the development of clonal hematopoiesis

Statin use associated with reduction in mortality of patients with severe COVID-19

Statin use associated with reduction in mortality of patients with severe COVID-19

New approach can help treat hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with precision medicine

New approach can help treat hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with precision medicine

Researchers identify a new mechanism underlying atherosclerosis

Researchers identify a new mechanism underlying atherosclerosis

Plant-based diet can slow down heart failure, lower risk of cognitive decline and dementia

Plant-based diet can slow down heart failure, lower risk of cognitive decline and dementia

Excess coffee is not good for cardiovascular health, shows study

Excess coffee is not good for cardiovascular health, shows study

Diet high in poor quality carbohydrates increases risk of heart attacks, strokes, and death

Diet high in poor quality carbohydrates increases risk of heart attacks, strokes, and death

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

Sheep model may help address fertility problems in women

Sheep model may help address fertility problems in women

New guidelines aim to help reduce blood pressure for chronic kidney disease patients

New guidelines aim to help reduce blood pressure for chronic kidney disease patients

Cannabinoid receptor agonist shows potential protective effect on SARS-CoV-2-infected human heart cells

Cannabinoid receptor agonist shows potential protective effect on SARS-CoV-2-infected human heart cells

Drugs for benign prostatic hyperplasia associated with increased risk of cardiac failure

Drugs for benign prostatic hyperplasia associated with increased risk of cardiac failure

Some nutritional supplements may help prevent or mitigate COVID-19 severity

Some nutritional supplements may help prevent or mitigate COVID-19 severity

Periodontal inflammation associated with higher risk of major cardiovascular events

Periodontal inflammation associated with higher risk of major cardiovascular events

Salt reduction program will lead to health benefits, cost savings by 2050

Salt reduction program will lead to health benefits, cost savings by 2050

Exercise training improved artery health and function in middle-aged and older men

Exercise training improved artery health and function in middle-aged and older men

Researchers urge European policymakers to make adequate resources available to tackle pancreatic cancer

Researchers urge European policymakers to make adequate resources available to tackle pancreatic cancer

Proteases modulate SARS-CoV-2 spike protein activation and deactivation

Proteases modulate SARS-CoV-2 spike protein activation and deactivation