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3D rendering of plaque in arteries
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A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque in the arteries of the heart. While high saturated fat levels in red meat have long been known to contribute to heart disease for people in general, the new finding suggests that a subgroup of the population may be at heightened risk for a diffe...
NHLBI in the Press
Unfractionated heparin (UFH) is the standard anticoagulant for inhibiting the formation of blood clots in patients who undergo cardiopulmonary bypass, which allows cardiac procedures to be carried out in a motionless, bloodless surgical field and is performed annually on more than one million...