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.


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

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

Journal Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine - Journal covering basic, translational, and clinical cardiovascular medicine

Institute American Stroke Association - Division of the American Heart Association dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke.

Product VentriGel - Biomaterial designed for repair of damaged cardiac muscle.

Company Ventrix - Company that produces biomaterial for cardiac repair for patients who had heart attack.

Journal Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) - Scientific Journal providing information about cardiovascular diesases.

Institute American College of Cardiology

Journal European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (EJCN) - Scientific Journal providing information about cardiovascular diesases.

Institute The Francis Crick Institute

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Heart Disease Blog Posts

Repairing damaged hearts - first step to rejuvenation

Recent News

Red meat may increase heart disease risk

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 10-Jul-2020

Particularly, its metabolic byproduct affects vascular ageing as studied in mice and humans


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 discovery


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 future

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