Tag:

atherosclerosis

Science probes mutant cholesterol gene

Researchers are beginning to pin down the underlying genetics of a hereditary heart disease that causes high levels of LDL.

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

Patient Story

Up and walking

After a year of diminished mobility, Troy Hodge is on the move again, thanks to an early post-op prosthetic device.

Wholesome breakfast, happy heart

Research suggests people who regularly skip their morning meal may be more likely to have clogged arteries.

Marathon runs won’t harm your arteries

Distance runners can take comfort in new research that suggests age, not mileage, predicts hardening of vessels.

Don’t throw out your statins

Cardiologist questions study claiming “bad” cholesterol doesn’t affect mortality in older adults.

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