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Heart Disease

In 2012 heart disease was the biggest cause of death in the UK - killing 15.6% men (1 in 6) and 10.3% (1 in 10) women. So anything you can do to help your heart out - eating healthily is a good start - will increase your longevity.

This section will maintain key information and medical advancements relating to heart disease - how to prevent it and what treatments are available.


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Your Heart: An Owner’s Guide


Guide that makes crucial, potentially life-saving information about the heart easily accessible written by John A. Elefteriades

Cyclarity Therapeutics

Company developing simple and direct interventions targeting toxic forms of cholesterol for age-related diseases.

NHS heart age calculator

Calculator that will compare your real age to your heart age

Asad Shabbir

Cardiology Registrar & Clinical Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London

Autophagy & Heart Health webcast


Webcast hosted by the Oxford Longevity Project with Prof Junichi Sadoshima, Rutgers University and Prof Robin Choudhury, Oxford University (FREE)

AHA/ASA Journals

Publisher of medical journals focused on heart diseases and stroke

The Francis Crick Institute

Biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the biology underlying health and disease

American College of Cardiology

Non-profit medical association advocating for quality cardiovascular care through education, research promotion and development

Vascular Rejuvenation using EDTA


Dr Gervasio Lamas and Dr Isabelle Schiffer speaking in online meetup about how EDTA therapy affects vascular diseases, organized by Forever Healthy Foundation (FREE)

Texas Heart Institute

Not-for-profit cardiology and heart surgery center.

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Heart Disease Blog Posts

Being a bit of a Grinch may help you live longer

Being a bit of a Grinch may help you live longer

Heart attack cases peak on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol

The real culprit is saturated fats, so your diet is still important

Chocolate - an innocent pleasure

Chocolate - an innocent pleasure

Dark chocolate that retains flavonoids during manufacture could be good for your heart and mental health

Repairing damaged hearts - first step to rejuvenation

Repairing damaged hearts - first step to rejuvenation

If you can repair damage from heart attacks, why can't we repair heart damage from ageing?

Heart muscle aging reversed (in mice)

Heart muscle aging reversed (in mice)

Using the blood of younger mice to reverse the signs of aging in older mice

Recent News

Chest e-tattoo boasts major improvements in heart monitoring

University of Texas at Austin - 26-Apr-2023

Ultralight, flexible device provides early detection of heart diseases outside the clinic


Pioneering Heart Repair Technique: Reprogramming Adult Fibroblasts In Vivo (LEAF) - 25-Apr-2023

Potential for manipulating fibroblasts to improve heart healing and regeneration after heart attack


How NMN Supplementation Affects Artery Stiffness Through NAD+ Metabolism

Live Forever Club - 13-Mar-2023

A meagre 250 mg/day of NMN ameliorated arterial stiffness which could protect against CVD risk


Mesoblast develops an injection with stem cells having anti-inflammatory effect to treat heart attack

Freethink - 12-Mar-2023

A new weapon that could give doctors an entirely new way to treat heart failure


Added sugar and fruit juice increases risk of cardiovascular disease

Nuffield Department of Population Health - 15-Feb-2023

Higher intake of free sugars  is associated with a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

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