heart disease

Google Life Sciences and American Heart Association commit $50M to study heart disease

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Google Life Sciences and the American Heart Association (AHA) announced that theyre teaming together to fight heart disease.

A drug that dramatically lowers cholesterol approved by the FDA

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The drug is controversial because it is expected to cost about $14,000 a year.

Protein structure 'holds key to heart muscle disease'

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The structure of a key protein implicated in diseases affecting the heart muscle has been uncovered, scientists say.

Heart disease warning factors 'missed by many adults'

Posted in Medicine on 30th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Many adults in the UK are unaware of the risk factors for heart disease, according to a new poll.

Heart disease giving way to cancer as top killer of men

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.