Cardiology

Higher risk of stroke from common heart disease

(Medical Xpress)—Australians are being warned of a higher risk of stroke caused by the nation's most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation.

Medical research

Researchers identify key contributor to pre-eclampsia

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine reveals a key component in the development of preeclampsia in pregnant women, a condition that can result in miscarriage and maternal death.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

The link between dementia and cardiovascular disease

Studies that link breakdowns in the brain's blood vessels to Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia were presented today at Neuroscience 2018, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Pinpointing the connection between diet and dementia

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder affecting between 50 percent and 70 percent of all dementia sufferers. As neurons are killed slowly yet progressively, sufferers experience memory loss and confusion, which worsens ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new treatment for kidney disease-associated heart failure?

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients frequently suffer from mineral bone disorder, which causes vascular calcification and, eventually, chronic heart failure. Similar to patients with CKD, mice with low levels of the protein ...

page 2 from 2