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Study shows damage to previously unknown liver protein leads to heart disease, fatty liver.

There has been much focus on how to prevent heart disease by regulating the secretion of very low density lipoproteins (VLDL) by the liver. These lipoproteins are known to increase … Continue Reading Study shows damage to previously unknown liver protein leads to heart disease, fatty liver.

Large-scale human study identifies link between early-stage heart and brain disease.

Cerebral blood flow is rigorously regulated by various mechanisms to safeguard the match between cerebral metabolic demand and supply. The question of how a change in heart health affects cerebral … Continue Reading Large-scale human study identifies link between early-stage heart and brain disease.

New non-invasive test predicts long-term death risk in humans even without heart disease symptoms.

A new non-invasive scan can be used to determine the extent of plaque buildup in the heart accurately predicts the likelihood of heart attack or death over a 15-year period. … Continue Reading New non-invasive test predicts long-term death risk in humans even without heart disease symptoms.

First ever study shows treating sleep apnea reduces cardiac patients hospital readmission.

A study of hospitalized cardiac patients is the first to show that effective treatment with positive airway pressure therapy reduces 30-day hospital readmission rates and emergency department visits in patients … Continue Reading First ever study shows treating sleep apnea reduces cardiac patients hospital readmission.

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