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

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 danger

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PAR plays a key role in hardening of the arteries

Guardian - 11-Jun-2019

Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by a molecule produced by damaged cells

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Potentially revolutionary heart attack treatment option

BBC - 04-Jun-2019

"Pumping" patch could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack

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