Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Scientists identify mechanisms in kidney disease that trigger heart attacks and strokes

Up to 15 per cent of the population in the UK are affected by kidney disease. While a small number of individuals will develop kidney failure, a far greater number (Read the full article)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Researchers Find Natural Antioxidant Can Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have collaborated with the School of Public Health and discovered an enzyme that, when found at high levels and alongside low levels of HDL (Read the full article)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Calcium pills pose ‘heart risk’

People who take calcium supplements could be increasing their risk of having a heart attack, according to researchers in Germany. Calcium is often taken by older people to strengthen bones (Read the full article)