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A new drug to improve drug-eluting stents in coronary artery disease

Patients with symptomatic coronary artery disease often receive stent treatment in obstructed coronary arteries of the heart. Even though current generation drug-eluting stents perform very well in the short-term, concerns still exist about their long-term efficacy due

Childhood psychosocial adversity and adult neighborhood disadvantage as predictors of cardiovascular disease

Childhood adverse psychosocial factors, such as parental divorce and long – term financial difficulties, have been linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This is also the case for neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage in adulthood. However, the combined

Cardiac atrial appendage stem cells: bright cells for a bright future for patients with ischemic heart disease

Ischemic heart disease is still one of the major causes of global morbidity and mortality. Although significant improvements in medical and surgical treatments have been accomplished over the last few decades, these are still not able to