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A different path to fat-related heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. But heart disease is more than just one disease; there are many different 'flavors' that can result from a heart attack, high blood ...

Jan 18, 2011
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Risk gene for severe heart disease discovered

Research led by Klaus Stark and Christian Hengstenberg of the University of Regensburg identified a common variant of the cardiovascular heat shock protein gene, HSPB7, which was found to increase risk for dilated cardiomyopathy ...

Oct 21, 2010
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Should athletes undergo mandatory ECG screening?

Should athletes have to undergo mandatory electrocardiographic screening (also known as ECG or heart trace) before competing? Doctors debate the issue in this week's British Medical Journal.

Sep 30, 2010
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