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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.

Resources

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Cyclarity Therapeutics

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

Asad Shabbir

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

Autophagy & Heart Health webcast

21-Mar-2022

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

03-Feb-2021

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.

HeartFlow

Medical technology company transforming the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease.

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Heart Disease Blog Posts

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol
23-Dec-2020

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol

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

Chocolate - an innocent pleasure
11-Feb-2016

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
02-Jun-2013

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)
28-May-2013

Heart muscle aging reversed (in mice)

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

Recent News

More the artificial sweetener consumption, higher the risk of cardiovascular disease

The Guardian - 07-Sep-2022

Direct association between higher consumption of artificial sweetener and heart disease

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Regenerative therapies and senolytics help to rejuvenate the heart’s capacity to regenerate

Longevity Technology - 17-Aug-2022

Eliminating senescent cells rejuvenates the heart's capacity for regeneration in mice

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Shorter lifespan in men linked with loss of male sex chromosome while aging

The Conversation (UK) - 14-Jul-2022

Understanding how Y chromosome may contribute to age-related diseases can help prevent them

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The genetics of successful ageing: unlocking longevity genes in humans

Live Forever Club - 11-Jul-2022

APOE and FOXO3A had significant impact on longevity, but environmental factors also determine the fate of health while ageing

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Advancements in organ biofabrication may lead to build human heart for transplant

Harvard University - 07-Jul-2022

Helical structure of heart muscles helps understand the functioning of heart

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