Heart Conditions Make It More Likely to Severely Suffer From COVID-19

Heart Conditions Make It More Likely to Severely Suffer From COVID-19

COVID-19 is a serious virus that has affected the entire world since 2020. Experts are now saying having a cardiovascular disease — like coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, hypertension, or heart failure — can make a person severely ill from the virus. According to Knowridge Science Report’s article on Sept. 18, 2021, one of these heart […]

US First-of-Its-Kind Heart Transplant

US First-of-Its-Kind Heart Transplant

Doctors at Duke University Medical Center “reanimated” a heart for a first-of-its-kind transplant performed on an adult in the U.S. Typically, heart transplants come from donors after brain death. This means the heart is still beating. Duke used the approach called donation after circulatory death (DCD). It relies on hearts that have stopped beating. They […]

Pop a Heart Disease Prevention Pill?

Pop a Heart Disease Prevention Pill?

Many people who have above normal cholesterol numbers or blood pressure readings are reluctant to take prescription drugs going forward. The numbers have to be higher – and bode poorly for the future – for many to admit they might need pharmacological help maintaining their cardiovascular health. So news that research shows that even those […]

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