Cardiology

A first-in-class antibody designed to prevent clotting

Researchers from Monash University have designed a novel antibody that inhibits one particular blood-borne protein to prevent clot formation, or thrombosis, without potential adverse side effects.

Cardiology

Silent heart attack may increase stroke risk

While heart attacks that cause classic symptoms such as pressure and pain in the chest are an established risk factor for stroke because they can lead to blood clot formation, new research by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian ...

Cardiology

Depression linked to common heart rhythm disorder

Depression may increase the risk for atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to blood clot formation and stroke, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's ...

Cardiology

Blood test can detect heart damage after non-cardiac surgery

A blood test for a protein called high-sensitivity troponin T, which is released into the bloodstream when injury to the heart occurs, can identify patients with heart damage after non-cardiac surgery whose lives could potentially ...

Medical research

Research links senescent cells and atherosclerosis progression

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which arteries narrow due to plaques. That narrowing can lead to heart attacks and strokes—both of which are leading causes of death in the U.S. Now, in a paper published in Science, Mayo ...

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