Heart disease

Heart disease risk begins in the womb, study

Heart disease is the leading cause of death today, killing 17.7 million people a year. Our genes also interact with traditional lifestyle risk factors, such as...

Breast cancer therapy: All clear for the heart

About 70,000 women have diagnosed with breast cancer in Germany annually. However, enhanced screening measures and more successful treatment strategies have significantly brought down...

Study unveiled why polymer stents failed

Many patients with heart disease who went for surgery have a metal stent implanted to keep their coronary artery open. The metal stent prevents...