Hypertension And Healthcare

Hypertension also known as high blood pressure (HBP) is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms. Long-term high blood pressure however is a major risk...

Occupational Heart Disease

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Among the many conditions that make up Cardiovascular diseases are coronary heart disease, stroke or damage to the brain caused by a blood clot or intracerebral bleeding, and other...

Cardiac Toxicity

Cardiac toxicity is damage to the heart by harmful chemicals. As part of the treatment patients are given toxins drugs to kill cancer cells. Chemotherapy can cause mild or severe damage to the heart. If severe, congestive heart failure or other life-threatening...

Vascular Biology

The formation of new blood vessels, angiogenesis is an important and strictly controlled process that under normal circumstances takes place during embryonic development in wound healing and in the female menstruation cycle. However, in several diseases for instance...

Cardiac Regeneration

After decades of directed research, no effective regenerative therapy is currently available to repair the injured human heart. The epicardium, a layer of mesothelial tissue that envelops the heart in all vertebrates, has emerged as a new player in cardiac repair and...
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