Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease and the leading cause of death worldwide. It occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart become narrowed or blocked by a buildup of "plaque" - cholesterol or other fatty deposits that build on the inner wall of the artery.
What is Coronary Artery Disease?

Coronary artery disease is another term used for atherosclerotic heart disease, a condition caused by a narrowing, hardening and furring of the walls of the coronary arteries.

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Scientists uncover key details of an immune-cell process that underlies excessive inflammation

Scientists uncover key details of an immune-cell process that underlies excessive inflammation

Recent literature reports on the role of the gut microbiome on human health and its effect on diseases

Recent literature reports on the role of the gut microbiome on human health and its effect on diseases

Study highlights the importance of having a dedicated women-specific heart center

Study highlights the importance of having a dedicated women-specific heart center

Percutaneous coronary intervention provides no benefit in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction

Percutaneous coronary intervention provides no benefit in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction

Gout medicine fails to improve cardiovascular outcomes in patients with ischemic heart disease

Gout medicine fails to improve cardiovascular outcomes in patients with ischemic heart disease

Study: Survival following sudden cardiac arrest has more than doubled in 30 years

Study: Survival following sudden cardiac arrest has more than doubled in 30 years

Healthy people over 65 years of age recommended to get a heart check-up before non-cardiac surgery

Healthy people over 65 years of age recommended to get a heart check-up before non-cardiac surgery

Basic life support training essential for all people to improve survival from cardiac arrest

Basic life support training essential for all people to improve survival from cardiac arrest

The incidence rates of adverse events of special interest in COVID-19 vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons

The incidence rates of adverse events of special interest in COVID-19 vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons

Polygenic risk score identifies coronary artery disease patients at risk for sudden cardiac death.

Polygenic risk score identifies coronary artery disease patients at risk for sudden cardiac death.

Study links reduced myocardial blood flow and COVID-19

Study links reduced myocardial blood flow and COVID-19

Prenatal bisphenol A exposure may affect brain volume in children

Prenatal bisphenol A exposure may affect brain volume in children

Researchers delve deeper into the structure of protein receptor crucial for cardiovascular health

Researchers delve deeper into the structure of protein receptor crucial for cardiovascular health

Study: Genes involved in coronary heart disease may be nearly the same for everyone

Study: Genes involved in coronary heart disease may be nearly the same for everyone

Human anti-desmoglein 2 levels are associated with COVID-19 severity

Human anti-desmoglein 2 levels are associated with COVID-19 severity

Mobile app-based program substantially improves cardiac rehabilitation participation

Mobile app-based program substantially improves cardiac rehabilitation participation

CDC study describes safety profile of second mRNA COVID booster

CDC study describes safety profile of second mRNA COVID booster

Study quantifies link between red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Study quantifies link between red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Routine periodic fasting associated with lower hospitalization risk in patients with COVID-19

Routine periodic fasting associated with lower hospitalization risk in patients with COVID-19

Proteomics profiling of COVID-19 patients identifies dysregulated proteins and pathways

Proteomics profiling of COVID-19 patients identifies dysregulated proteins and pathways