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Scientists identify new marker for heart disease

A new study from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine is shedding light on an underlying cause of heart disease. Published research led by UCalgary's Dr. Todd Anderson and his colleagues at four sit...

People with sleep apnea at higher risk for aggressive heart disease

CHICAGO -- People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder associated with obesity, have more non-calcified or "bad" plaque in their coronary arteries, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Socie...

Abnormal blood vessel function found in women with broken heart syndrome

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has found that patients with broken heart syndrome, also known as apical ballooning syndrome (ABS), have blood vessels that don't react normally to stress. These results offer clues to the cause of...

Novel target for existing drug may improve success of radiation therapy

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered a new drug target that could improve the effectiveness of radiation for hard-to-treat cancers. The finding, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institu...

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