Cardiology

Bacteria in your spit might play a role in heart disease

Bacteria in the saliva of people with clogged arteries appears to be different from that of healthy people, according to a small study. The finding which could open the door for new strategies to fight heart disease.

Cardiology

Stopping meth helps reverse drug-induced heart failure

Heart failure is more severe when it stems from using methamphetamine, but heart failure patients who get proper medical treatment and are able to stop using meth can improve just as much as patients who never used meth, ...

Cardiology

Evening eating linked to poorer heart health for women

Women who consumed a higher proportion of their daily calories later in the evening were more likely to be at greater risk for cardiovascular disease than women who did not, according to preliminary research to be presented ...

Health

E-cigs may damage the heart, study says

Vaping devices and the chemicals they deliver—increasingly popular among teens—may damage the cardiovascular system, a study said Thursday, adding to a growing chorus of concern over injury and deaths related to e-cigarettes.

Medical research

A new genetic tool to modify and understand gene function

Scientists of the National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) led by Rui Benedito have developed a new genetic tool called iSuRe-Cre that provides certainty in Cre-inducible genetic modifications, a key technique for ...

Cardiology

50 percent of people do not know they have high blood pressure

A study involving scientists from The University of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation has revealed 50 per cent of Australians living with high blood pressure do not realise they have ...

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