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

Heart Disease Blog Posts

Repairing damaged hearts - first step to rejuvenation
02-Jun-2013

Recent News

Genetic test could identify an increased risk of heart attack

BBC - 08-Oct-2019

GRS can be measured at any age, children could be tested too

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Machine learning identifies patients risk of cardiovascular death

GEEK - 13-Sep-2019

RiskCardio relies on 15 minutes of a patient’s raw electrocardiogram (ECG) signal

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First-in-human, FDA-approved clinical trial to test a hydrogel on cardiac tissue

Medical Xpress - 12-Sep-2019

Positive results seen in patients who had a heart attack more than a year before

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