Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the US. About 1,400,000 people die from cardiovascular disease annually. The American Heart Association estimates that 2,600 Americans die of cardiovascular disease every day.
C-Reactive Protein, a Sensitive Marker of Inflammation, Predicts Future Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Initially Healthy Middle-Aged Men- Inflammatory reactions in coronary plaques play an important role in the pathogenesis of acute atherothrombotic events;
During the course of a multi-decade study, researchers have found that sudden changes to income during early adulthood can significantly increase risk for heart disease. A fluctuating income can increase a person's risk for heart disease, a new study suggests.