Cardiology - Researchers identify rare genetic marker that protects against cardiovascular disease
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 Deciphering heart-brain talk may help unlock the key to cardiovascular diseaseDeciphering heart-brain talk may help unlock the key to cardiovascular disease
 
The crosstalk of the heart and brain is continuous and deciphering those messages may help researchers unlock the key to cardiovascular disease, says Deeptankar DeMazumder, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
 
   Researchers identify rare genetic marker that protects against cardiovascular diseaseResearchers identify rare genetic marker that protects against cardiovascular disease
 
According to researchers from McMaster University and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute, they have identified a “fountain of youth” in a rare genetic marker that is unique to a few French-Canadian families.
 
   New model aims to predict risk of cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetesNew model aims to predict risk of cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes
 
Researchers from the University of Sydney’s School of Project Management within the Faculty of Engineering have developed a model which aims to predict the risk of people living with type 2 diabetes developing cardiovascular disease.
 
   Environmental risk factors are important determinants of cardiovascular diseaseEnvironmental risk factors are important determinants of cardiovascular disease
 
In a current opinion article "Reduction of environmental pollutants for prevention of cardiovascular disease: it's time to act", published in the European Heart Journal this week.
 
   Foods that cause inflammation tied to a higher risk of cardiovascular diseaseFoods that cause inflammation tied to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease
 
A new study by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that diets high in red and processed meat, sugary beverages, and refined grains promote inflammation in the body and increase the subsequent risk of heart disease and stroke.