Heart Disease News and Research

Latest Heart Disease News and Research

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Heavy drinking during teenage years begins taking a serious health toll by the time people are 24 years old

Heavy drinking during teenage years begins taking a serious health toll by the time people are 24 years old

Surveys of pizzas, baked beans and canned pasta show salt levels can vary significantly

Surveys of pizzas, baked beans and canned pasta show salt levels can vary significantly

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

Genes linked to cardiovascular disease more common among African Americans than those of European descent

Genes linked to cardiovascular disease more common among African Americans than those of European descent

Mediterranean diet lowers levels of markers for inflammation and coagulation which have been linked to heart disease

Mediterranean diet lowers levels of markers for inflammation and coagulation which have been linked to heart disease

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Protein controls acid in cells by direct detection of volume changes

Protein controls acid in cells by direct detection of volume changes

Maths, not medicine, could prevent fatal heart attacks

Maths, not medicine, could prevent fatal heart attacks

£18m to upgrade genetic laboratories in England

£18m to upgrade genetic laboratories in England

Best hospital in the United States for children

Best hospital in the United States for children

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related

Questions about this once widely-accepted treatment for postmenopausal ills

Questions about this once widely-accepted treatment for postmenopausal ills

Gum disease vaccination aim of world-first research

Gum disease vaccination aim of world-first research

Secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart disease among non-smokers by as much as 60 percent

Secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart disease among non-smokers by as much as 60 percent

Red and processed meats, sweets and desserts may increase risk of stroke

Red and processed meats, sweets and desserts may increase risk of stroke

Omega-3's - fatty acids, can be produced in bioengineered plants

Omega-3's - fatty acids, can be produced in bioengineered plants