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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.


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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


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


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.


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

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Heart Disease Blog Posts

Being a bit of a Grinch may help you live longer

Being a bit of a Grinch may help you live longer

Heart attack cases peak on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol

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

Chocolate - an innocent pleasure

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

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)

Heart muscle aging reversed (in mice)

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

Recent News

Heart's biological age can be delayed by 10 years by an anti-aging mutant gene discovered

Medical Xpress - 23-Jan-2023

Healthy mutant gene can reverse the decline of heart performance in older people


SIRT6: Ageing, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases - A Review

Live Forever Club - 20-Dec-2022

SIRT6 has a vital role in cell metabolism which could lead to therapeutics for controlling senescence


Large scale study identifies new risk loci associated with CAD (coronary artery disease)

University of Oxford - 06-Dec-2022

The study outlines a list of genes and genetic variants for future study of common diseases


AI tool could let someone know in 60 seconds or less their level of risk of cardiovascular disease

The Guardian - 04-Oct-2022

AI-enabled imaging of the retina’s veins and arteries can specify the risk, results from big study


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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