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

NHS heart age calculator - https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/nhs-health-check/Pages/check-your-heart-age-tool.aspx

Recent News

Placental stem cells can regenerate damaged heart cells

New Atlas - 22-May-2019

Creating beating cells and blood vessels that could treat heart attack victims

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Molecular destruction code found in an enzyme involved in cholesterol synthesis

Phys.org - 17-May-2019

Could be used to develop more effective drugs to lower cholesterol levels

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Glucosamine intake leads to lower risk of heart disease and stroke

Independent - 14-May-2019

Reduces levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation

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