The world has been brought to a stand-still by the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected 197 countries, areas and territories, infected 467,594, and killed 21,181 individuals as of today. COVID-19 disease is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a single-stranded RNA virus, contagious in humans.... NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
COVID-19 and its effects on the cardiovascular system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researcher have reviewed the evidence showing the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 or novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) on the cardiovascular system. Their study titled, “Potential Effects of Coronaviruses on the Cardiovascular System: A... more
Air pollution linked to dementia and cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
People continuously exposed to air pollution are at increased risk of dementia, especially if they also suffer from cardiovascular diseases, according to a new study. Therefore, patients with cardiovascular diseases who live... more
Study reveals potential effects of COVID-19 on the cardiovascular system  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac injury even in patients without underlying heart conditions, according to a review published today... more
Air pollution associated with dementia and cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
People continuously exposed to air pollution are at increased risk of dementia, especially if they also suffer from cardiovascular diseases, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the... more
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ZSL scientists call for investment in wildlife health research to prevent future pandemics  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The UK should invest in better understanding of diseases in wildlife populations, and the routes to these becoming human diseases to drastically... more
Outcomes of mothers giving birth during COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers from Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China have looked at the outcomes of pregnant mothers with COVID-19 and their newborns. Their study titled, “Clinical features... more
COVID-19 linked to cardiac injury, worse outcomes for patients with heart conditions  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac injury even in patients without underlying heart conditions, according to... more
EULAR launches database to monitor and report outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with RMDs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The European League Against Rheumatism launches a European pediatric and adult database to monitor and report outcomes of COVID-19 occurring... more
New 3D bioprinting technologies to create cardiovascular tissue  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 minute
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Healthy lifestyle for longer keeps disease at bay  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine have conclusively found that increased time spent leading a healthy lifestyle during midlife can keep certain diseases at bay and promote good cardiovascular health. more
Irregular sleep could be linked to poor cardiovascular health  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study from the researchers at the Brigham and Women's Hospital has revealed that irregular sleep patterns could be adversely affecting the cardiovascular health of an individual. Their study... more
Healthy lifestyle for longer promotes keeps disease at bay  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine have conclusively found that increased time spent leading a healthy lifestyle during midlife can keep certain diseases at bay and promote good... more
Climate change linked to higher risk of cardiovascular deaths, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers have found that as temperatures have climbed, the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease has increased. more
The Latest: Italians test drug to help virus patients  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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How trans fats assist cell death  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have uncovered a molecular link between some trans fats and a variety of disorders, including cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Their findings implicate their role in enhancing a mitochondrial signalling pathway that leads to programmed cell... more
Patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death in COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts are progressing to develop a COVID-19... more
Life expectancy in the U.S. stagnates due to cardiovascular diseases, not drug-related deaths  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Life expectancy in the USA is no longer rising. This stagnation has long been largely attributed to increasing numbers of drug deaths... more
Cleaning for coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
As the novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) spreads to over 169 nations and territories across the globe, grinding to a halt nations and their healthcare systems, more and more countries are resorting to ‘lockdowns’ to prevent human to human transmission of... more
Quality of diet among young Americans remains poor  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Poor diet is a significant contributor to chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, and diabetes accounting for early mortality. A new study published in the journal JAMA in March 2020 shows... more
Critical guidance to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts... more
MTU engineering experts join open-source ventilator movement to overcome COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
As COVID-19 continues to spread, the research community is looking for solutions. In addition to work on vaccines and medicine, medical technology is needed. In severe cases of... more
How trans fats assist cell death  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Tohoku University researchers in Japan have uncovered a molecular link between some trans fats and a variety of disorders, including cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Their findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, implicate their role in... more
Researchers uncover molecular link between trans fats and variety of disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Tohoku University researchers in Japan have uncovered a molecular link between some trans fats and a variety of disorders, including cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. more
Chest CT findings in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a multi-center study (n=101) of the relationship between chest CT findings and the clinical conditions of COVID-19 pneumonia -- which determined that most patients... more
You can now donate to a COVID-19 WHO, UN response fund  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Now that the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is officially a global pandemic, everyone has one common goal, keep everybody safe from the deadly disease. To strengthen the... more
Are animals vulnerable to COVID-19?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
While there's no evidence so far that pets, livestock, or their owners can infect each other with COVID-19, there is also very little research about a potential crossover. more
Stanford scientists describe potential transmission pathways of COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Much remains unknown about how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, spreads through the environment. more
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