Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. CVD includes coronary artery diseases (CAD) such as angina and myocardial infarction (commonly known as a heart attack).[2] Other CVDs include stroke, heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, abnormal heart rhythms, congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease, carditis, aortic aneurysms, peripheral artery disease, thromboembolic disease, and venous thrombosis.
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Heart & cardiovascular

Millions of Cardiovascular Deaths Attributed to Not Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables
Preliminary findings from a new study reveal that inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions of deaths from heart disease ...

New Evidence Links Ultra-Processed Foods With a Range of Health Risks
Two large European studies find positive associations between consumption of highly processed ('ultra-processed') foods and risk of cardiovascular disease ..

Combination of Three Gene Mutations Results in Deadly Human Heart Disease
Scientists believe that more common forms of disease may be the result of a combination of more subtle genetic mutations that act together. Now researchers have used ...

How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health
According to one new study, having high levels of calcium in the coronary arteries could be responsible for detrimental changes to the structure of the heart.