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Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease and the leading cause of death worldwide. It occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart become narrowed or blocked by a buildup of "plaque" - cholesterol or other fatty deposits that build on the inner wall of the artery. Over time, this plaque build up results in a reduction of blood flow to the heart, which can cause chest pain. If the artery becomes completely blocked, usually by a blood clot, oxygen is prevented from reaching the heart which can result in a heart attack and/or damage to the heart tissue.
Eating pecans can dramatically improve a person's cholesterol levels

Eating pecans can dramatically improve a person's cholesterol levels

Study shed light on how genes affect the risk for coronary artery disease

Study shed light on how genes affect the risk for coronary artery disease

Environmental risk factors are important determinants of cardiovascular disease

Environmental risk factors are important determinants of cardiovascular disease

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of immune and inflammatory diseases

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of immune and inflammatory diseases

New study shows how T cells function in atherosclerosis

New study shows how T cells function in atherosclerosis

Eating chocolate is linked with reduced risk of heart disease

Eating chocolate is linked with reduced risk of heart disease

Simple blood test could advance life-saving treatment for heart failure

Simple blood test could advance life-saving treatment for heart failure

A mobile platform for screening lung cancer

A mobile platform for screening lung cancer

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Coronavirus attacking microRNA numbers reduce with age

Excess alcohol consumption can increase risk of stroke, peripheral artery disease

Excess alcohol consumption can increase risk of stroke, peripheral artery disease

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