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 PostsRepairing damaged hearts - first step to rejuvenation
Placental stem cells can regenerate damaged heart cellsNew Atlas - 22-May-2019
Creating beating cells and blood vessels that could treat heart attack victimsRead more...
Molecular destruction code found in an enzyme involved in cholesterol synthesisPhys.org - 17-May-2019
Could be used to develop more effective drugs to lower cholesterol levelsRead more...
Glucosamine intake leads to lower risk of heart disease and strokeIndependent - 14-May-2019
Reduces levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammationRead more...