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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Serum metabolite profile can help identify individuals at risk of alcohol-related disease

Serum metabolite profile can help identify individuals at risk of alcohol-related disease

G protein-coupled receptors help humans taste, smell, and regulate mood and immunity

G protein-coupled receptors help humans taste, smell, and regulate mood and immunity

Study finds sex differences among young individuals who suffer a heart attack

Study finds sex differences among young individuals who suffer a heart attack

Transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states

Transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states

Using GWAS and trans-ancestry comparison to accurately predict risk for coronary artery disease

Using GWAS and trans-ancestry comparison to accurately predict risk for coronary artery disease

Multi-ancestry comparison can accurately predict risk factors for coronary artery disease

Multi-ancestry comparison can accurately predict risk factors for coronary artery disease

New data sheds light on COVID-19's trajectory in low- and middle-income country

New data sheds light on COVID-19's trajectory in low- and middle-income country

New device for monitoring coronary artery disease in real-time

New device for monitoring coronary artery disease in real-time

Men with COVID-19 have worse outcomes than women, confirms study

Men with COVID-19 have worse outcomes than women, confirms study

Carotid artery calcification seen in radiographs linked with coronary artery disease, oral infections

Carotid artery calcification seen in radiographs linked with coronary artery disease, oral infections

Biologic therapy for psoriasis could lead to significant reduction in heart disease

Biologic therapy for psoriasis could lead to significant reduction in heart disease

Identifying, preventing and treating drug-induced arrhythmias

Identifying, preventing and treating drug-induced arrhythmias

Study reveals complex immunology behind MIS-C in children with COVID-19

Study reveals complex immunology behind MIS-C in children with COVID-19

Gout medication reduces major cardiovascular events in heart patients

Gout medication reduces major cardiovascular events in heart patients

Premenopausal women have favorable long-term outcomes after heart attack, shows study

Premenopausal women have favorable long-term outcomes after heart attack, shows study

New guidelines cover leisure exercise and competitive sports for people with heart disease

New guidelines cover leisure exercise and competitive sports for people with heart disease

High blood pressure can be treated without causing erectile dysfunction, shows study

High blood pressure can be treated without causing erectile dysfunction, shows study

Antihypertensives improve COVID-19 survival rates

Antihypertensives improve COVID-19 survival rates

Artificial intelligence can help detect heart disease based on facial photos

Artificial intelligence can help detect heart disease based on facial photos

Strand-like muscle fibers in the heart tied to heart failure risk

Strand-like muscle fibers in the heart tied to heart failure risk