Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

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"Biological" Pacemaker in the Works

Gene therapy may one day replace artificial pacemakers for the treatment of arrhythmias, but it is still years away from being tested in humans.

New Drug Product: Orenitram

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) in patients with WHO functional Class II–III symptoms, to improve exercise capacity.

Extreme Obesity Can Cut 14 Years

Adults with extreme obesity have increased risks of dying at a young age from cancer and other conditions.

Did Da Vinci ID CAD First?

Leonardo da Vinci was an artist, architect, and engineer, but few are aware of his astounding insights into the human body – especially the heart.

Nonfat Dairy to Lower BP

A new study has found that adding ≥4 servings of nonfat dairy products a day to one's diet can lower systolic blood pressure in patients ...

Systolic BP and CV Events

Having elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) can increase the possibility of cardiovascular events, but does decreasing the SBP <120mmHg reduce that risk?

Beef in a Heart-Healthy Diet

The DASH diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and increased protein mainly from plant sources, has been shown to reduce hypertension.

Chart: Hypertension Evaluation

Review this chart on 'Hypertension Evaluation' for quick information when you need it.


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