Archive for June, 2014
Researchers have identified a gene that may put people at greater risk of strokes and heart attacks. Published in PLOS ONE The PlA1/A2 Polymorphism of Glycoprotein IIIa as a Risk Factor for Myocardial Infarction: A Meta-Analysis they say the gene fault may encourage the formation of blood clots – the ultimate cause of most heart […]
Posted: June 30th, 2014 under Doctors, Health Direct, Heart Disease, NHS Deaths, Strokes, Uncategorized.
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After Leonardo da Vinci dissected the heart of a man he produced the first known description of coronary artery disease. More than 500 years later, coronary artery disease is one of the most common causes of death in the western world. “He had a great mind, and he was willing to really look and see,” […]
Posted: June 28th, 2014 under Health, Health Direct, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, NHS Deaths, Uncategorized.
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