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Articles related to heart disease

Browse: Diabetes Drug Reduces Heart and Kidney Diseases Browse: Growing a Human Heart, One Embryonic Cell at a Time
Feature: Getting to the Heart of  Size
The discovery that cardiac muscle cells can divide until adolescence opens the way to new approaches to treating heart disease.
Browse: Researchers Find Link To Failing Heart In Muscular Dystrophy
Browse: Safe Vaccine for a Sore Throat – and Heart Disease Browse: Stand Up for Your Heart
Browse: Blood Test Predicts the Risk of Heart Attack Expert Opinion: Dark Chocolate and Cocoa May Reduce Blood Pressure
Australian researchers have found that dark chocolate and cocoa powder have a small but statistically significant effect in lowering blood pressure in the short term. The authors say there is a need for long-term trials to determine whether or not blood pressure is reduced on a chronic basis by eating cocoa every day.
Online Feature: Viewing Catalyst's cholesterol programs through the sceptometer
Was the ABC wrong to air a program that might encourage people at risk of heart disease to stop taking cholesterol-reducing medications without consulting their GP?