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.
NHS heart age calculator - https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/nhs-health-check/Pages/check-your-heart-age-tool.aspx
Heart Disease Blog Posts
Statins as a preventive medicine for “invisible population”Guardian - 19-Jun-2019
DNA tests might identify ‘invisible population’ who are not currently seen as in dangerRead more...
PAR plays a key role in hardening of the arteriesGuardian - 11-Jun-2019
Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by a molecule produced by damaged cellsRead more...
Potentially revolutionary heart attack treatment optionBBC - 04-Jun-2019
"Pumping" patch could help repair the damage caused by a heart attackRead more...