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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

Ultra-processed food: A recipe for major cardiovascular events

The Guardian - 27-Aug-2023

UK government discourages consumption due to high heart disease and stroke risk


Salt-free diet: the simple way to reduce your risk of heart disease

The Guardian - 27-Aug-2023

Simply not adding salt to EVERY meal can have the biggest effect


Human heart on a microchip: A revolutionary new tool for medical research

Methuselah Foundation - 14-Aug-2023

Organ on a chip may be more successful than mice models in translating science to the clinic


Scientists design a rapid and inexpensive method to grow human blood vessels

Pursuit by The University of Melbourne - 01-Aug-2023

Tissue engineered blood vessels might replace bypass surgery to treat heart disease in future


Weekend workouts keep your heart as healthy as regular exercise

The Guardian - 18-Jul-2023

150 minutes of exercise throughout the week or during only weekends can lower heart disease risk

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