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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AI system can analyze eye scans to identify patients at high risk of heart attack

AI system can analyze eye scans to identify patients at high risk of heart attack

Study examines the association of race and ethnicity with initiation of newer diabetes medications

Study examines the association of race and ethnicity with initiation of newer diabetes medications

Artificial intelligence could help better predict the onset and course of cardiovascular disease

Artificial intelligence could help better predict the onset and course of cardiovascular disease

Local policies have a large influence on public health

Local policies have a large influence on public health

Highly anxious men may be at greater risk for developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes

Highly anxious men may be at greater risk for developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes

American College of Surgeons and JAHF join hands to improve surgical care for older adults

American College of Surgeons and JAHF join hands to improve surgical care for older adults

New MRI technology to expand imaging access for patients with implanted medical devices and obesity

New MRI technology to expand imaging access for patients with implanted medical devices and obesity

NIH-funded study will use machine learning to predict individual responses to diet

NIH-funded study will use machine learning to predict individual responses to diet

AI could lead to better ways to predict the onset and course of cardiovascular disease

AI could lead to better ways to predict the onset and course of cardiovascular disease

Northwestern medical student explores trends in pre-pregnancy cardiovascular health

Northwestern medical student explores trends in pre-pregnancy cardiovascular health

Could heart rate be a risk factor for dementia?

Could heart rate be a risk factor for dementia?

'Retinal age gap' can be an independent predictor of increased mortality risk

'Retinal age gap' can be an independent predictor of increased mortality risk

New therapies for AIRDs can reduce the harmful side-effects caused by conventional treatments

New therapies for AIRDs can reduce the harmful side-effects caused by conventional treatments

UW and Stanford researchers complete study on the link between food environment and dietary health

UW and Stanford researchers complete study on the link between food environment and dietary health

Risk factors affect cardiovascular disease risk even in patients with no coronary artery calcium

Risk factors affect cardiovascular disease risk even in patients with no coronary artery calcium

Lifestyle interventions for preschool children can enhance long-term cardiovascular health status

Lifestyle interventions for preschool children can enhance long-term cardiovascular health status

Higher olive oil intake may reduce the risk of premature death

Higher olive oil intake may reduce the risk of premature death

Macrophages in the arteries can "sniff" out their surroundings and cause inflammation

Macrophages in the arteries can "sniff" out their surroundings and cause inflammation

Study finds blunted cortisol profiles in women who experienced childhood sexual abuse

Study finds blunted cortisol profiles in women who experienced childhood sexual abuse

Living alone, serial break-ups may raise the levels of inflammatory markers in men

Living alone, serial break-ups may raise the levels of inflammatory markers in men