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Y Chromosome Loss Through Aging Can Lead to an Increased Risk of Heart Failure and Death From Cardiovascular Disease, New Research Finds
By Kenneth Walsh Your Health

Y Chromosome Loss Through Aging Can Lead to an Increased Risk of Heart Failure and Death From Cardiovascular Disease, New Research Finds

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea The Y chromosome can be lost through the process of aging, and this can lead to an increased risk of heart failure and cardiovascular disease, according to a recent study my colleagues and I published in the journal Science. While most […]

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Beer and Spirits Have More Detrimental Effects on the Waistline and on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Than Red or White Wine
By Brittany Larsen Your Health

Beer and Spirits Have More Detrimental Effects on the Waistline and on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Than Red or White Wine

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Drinking beer and spirits is linked to elevated levels of visceral fat – the harmful type of fat that is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and other health complications – whereas drinking wine shows no such […]

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Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
By Clarissa Vanner Your Health

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition that occurs when your arteries are narrowed and can’t carry as much blood from the heart to the outer parts of your body. It can be serious and increases your risk of heart attack and stroke. Here’s what you need to know. 

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Rheumatic Heart Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
By Patty Weasler, RN Your Health

Rheumatic Heart Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Rheumatic heart disease is a serious condition that is easily preventable. This makes it all the more important to learn as much about the disease to avoid it and fully understand the symptoms so that it can be treated. We’ve provided an indepth look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment for rheumatic heart disease.

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