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Cells of the innate immune system that play an essential role in development of atherosclerosis have a protein, an endogenous peptide, that reduces the...

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac rhythm disturbance that can lead to complications like stroke and heart failure. AF may also be caused...

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An anticancer drug called Wnt inhibitor currently in development promotes regeneration of damaged heart tissue. This is an unexpected study finding that can prevent...

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Number of children is rising as a new factor that influences the  risk for some cardiovascular illnesses (CVD) or heart disease risk, and in...

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Over the years, a large amount of time and energy has been spent carefully researching tobacco. While the big tobacco companies would like you...
The Novel Drug PAI-039 Prevents Blood Vessel Blockage

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According to a recent study, a new drug called PAI-039 could prevent heart problems like stroke, heart attack and other diseases by avoiding blockages...

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It's estimated that 1 in 3 American adults suffer from high blood pressure. Whilst high blood pressure can be caused by a variety of...
Can Cocoa Flavanols Treat Heart Disease?

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Chocolate fanatics out there, rejoice, because recent studies have shown that compounds present in cocoa, commonly known as flavanols might benefit cardiovascular health. A...
Mobile App Beat2Phone Can Detect Irregular Heartbeats and Prevent Stroke

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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a mobile app and a thumb-size tool called Beat2Phone that can help save you stroke in...

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Scientists at UCLA have discovered a molecule called Chaer that appears to play an important role in the development of heart failure. The scientists...