Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is a genetic disorder caued by mutations in the ATP-binding cassette sub-family C member 6 gene (ABCC6) and is characterized by lax skin and retinal hemorrhages. Discover the latest research on pseudoxanthoma elasticum here.
Antianginal drugs, including nitrates, beta-blockers, and calcium channel blockers, are used in the treatment of angina pectoris. Here is the latest research on their use and their mechanism of action.
Antihypertensive drugs are used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) which aims to prevent the complications of high blood pressure, such as stroke and myocardial infarction. Discover the latest research on antihypertensive drugs and their mechanism of action here.
Arterial-venous development may play a crucial role in cardiovascular diseases. Here is the latest research.
Atherosclerosis is the buildup of plaque on artery walls, causing stenosis which can eventually lead to clinically apparent cardiovascular disease. Find the latest research on atherosclerosis disease progression here.
Coagulation is the process by which a blood clot is formed. This process includes both the formation of a platelet plug as well as a cascade of clotting factors resulting in the formation of fibrin strands. Find the latest research on coagulation signaling pathways here.
The cardiac conduction system is a specialized tract of myocardial cells responsible for maintaining normal cardiac rhythm. Discover the latest research on the cardiac conduction system here.
Cardiovascular regulation and homeostasis is important in maintaining health and dysfunction may lead to cardiovascular diseases. Nitric oxide and vascular endothelium are one of many molecules involved in the homeostatic mechanism. Here is the latest research on cardiovascular homeostasis.
Prevention of cardiovascular disease is an important health initiative. Risk reduction including physical activity, smoking cessation, diet, blood pressure lowering drugs and pharmacotherapy. Here is the latest research on cardiovascular risk reduction.
Cavernous hemangioma is a blood vessel defect or benign tumor that leads to leakage of blood to the surrounding tissues. This can occur in several organs including the brain, which can lead to seizures. Discover the latest research on cavernous hemangiomas here.
Cryoglobulinemia is a disease characterized by large immunoglobulin aggregates that precipitate at low body temperatures, termed cryoglobulins. Discover the latest research on cryoglobulinemia here.