A study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics has identified that progressive liver, kidney, and heart fibrosis may be related to TULP3 mutations in some patients.   Professor John Sayer, Deputy Dean of Clinical Medicine at Newcastle University, said: “Our finding has a huge implication for better diagnosis and management of kidney and liver disease in some patients. What

Stroke accounts for an estimated 1 of every 19 deaths in the United States. On average, someone dies of a stroke every 3 and a half minutes. Strokes disproportionately affect women. The data shows that about 55,000 more women than men have a stroke each year. When a stroke occurs, seconds matter. The American Heart Association recommends watching for the

Asian Americans make up the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the U.S., increasing 81% – from 11 million to 19 million – between 2000 and 2019. A large, retrospective study published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes found that death rates for cardiovascular diseases in the U.S. varied among people from various Asian ethnicity subgroups. “For a long time, because Asian Americans

Chest pain accounts for approximately 6.5 million visits to emergency departments (ED) and 4 million outpatient visits each year in the US. Overall, the rate of acute myocardial infarctions (AMI) are declining, however, are becoming more commonplace among young adults in the US. It has also been shown that women 55 years and younger who present with AMI have more