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Intensive blood pressure lowering benefits patients with chronic kidney disease

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Results from a recent clinical trial indicate that intensive blood pressure lowering reduces chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients' risks of dying prematurely or developing...

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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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Over the years, a large amount of time and energy has been spent carefully researching tobacco. While the big tobacco companies would like you...