Researchers have developed a new strategy for lowering triglycerides in the blood using a peptide called D6PV.
Researchers are reporting discovery of a previously unidentified autoinflammatory disorder that triggers mysterious fevers every few weeks. They found that the disorder involves mutations in the RIPK1 gene, which makes a key protein in the mediation of cell death and inflammation.
Researchers have identified a specific gene, called HDAC9, that appears to play a key role in the buildup of calcium in the blood vessel walls. In the future, targeting this gene might provide a way to prevent or treat cardiovascular events such heart attacks and strokes, they say.
Novel imaging biomarker could track interventions on coronary artery disease Researchers have found that anti-inflammatory biologic therapies used to treat moderate to severe psoriasis can significantly reduce coronary inflammation in patients with the chronic skin condition. Scientists said the findings are particularly notable because of the use...
Researchers have found new evidence that cigarette smoking can boost the risk of peripheral artery disease, or PAD, and that this elevated risk can persist up to 30 years after smoking cessation.
Wake-up call: High blood pressure and cholesterol in young adults associated with later heart disease
High blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels in young adults may lead to an increased risk of heart disease later in life, even if they manage to get these levels down later in life, according to a new study.