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.
HeartFlow - Medical technology company transforming the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease.
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine - Journal covering basic, translational, and clinical cardiovascular medicine
American Stroke Association - Division of the American Heart Association dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke.
VentriGel - Biomaterial designed for repair of damaged cardiac muscle.
Ventrix - Company that produces biomaterial for cardiac repair for patients who had heart attack.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) - Scientific Journal providing information about cardiovascular diesases.
European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (EJCN) - Scientific Journal providing information about cardiovascular diesases.More Heart Disease resources
Heart Disease Blog Posts
How LDL cholesterol enter our cells elucidated
Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 02-Jul-2020
Two proteins serve as the doorway, becoming new potential targets for drug discoveryRead more...
Gene editing lowered blood level cholesterol and triglycerides in monkeys
New York Times - 27-Jun-2020
Could prevent not only the complications but the heart disease per se in the futureRead more...
Two drug molecules delivered via nanoparticles to combat atherosclerosis
Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 26-Jun-2020
Success in mice model gives hope for fighting cholesterol-associated inflammatory diseasesRead more...