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Genetic correlations with cardiovascular risk factors

Two indicators of liver function, glutamyl transferase and albumin have been implicated in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.



Challenges of cardiovascular prevention in Europe

A comprehensive strategy is needed to prevent premature mortality and reduction of life expectancy in good health due to cardiovascular disease.



Treating cardiovascular disease with nanotechnology

Scientists and engineers and other researchers have developed a nanoparticle that can attack plaque - a major cause of cardiovascular disease.



Fighting cardiovascular disease worldwide

One in three people die from cardiovascular disease (CVD), seventeen million every year.



In vitro cardiac electrophysiology and in vivo cardiovascular telemetry

The late detection of cardiotoxic side effects, such as electrocardiogram QT-interval prolongation, induced by compounds of pharmacological interest can dramatically impede drug research and development projects.

Frederic Sannajust reports.




Increased risk of cardiovascular disease for relatives of cancer patients

A current study shows that the risk for coronary heart disease and stroke increases by almost thirty per cent in a person whose partner has cancer. The cause is probably the negative stress to which the cancer patient’s relative is exposed.



Cocoa shows cardiovascular health benefits in study

Cocoa's rich story is still being written. Scientist Live spoke to a Mars Inc. researcher about recent intriguing findings regarding its benefits.



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