Background: Coronary Artery Calcification

By Andrew Golin, The largest artery in the body, the aorta, carries oxygenated blood to all parts of the body via the circulatory system. The coronary arteries branch off from the aorta and supply oxygenated blood to heart tissue. It is thus critically important that the coronary arteries remain healthy in order for the heart [...]

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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: The runner’s silent killer (interview with Dr. Isserow)

Why do some young people have heart problems despite being fit and active? Why one genetic typo can lead to death in seemingly healthy young runners. For the original article click here: Running Magazine Inside every person, there are approximately three billion base pairs of chemical compounds that make up one’s genetic code. A single misspelling among these [...]

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Athlete’s Heart: Cardiac Remodeling with Vigorous Exercise

Athlete’s heart is a condition consisting of an assemblage of structural and functional changes and adaptations. Firstly, the sort of training that will bring about this condition is at least one hour of exercise every day, although Athlete’s heart is commonly seen in endurance or aerobic athletes like marathon runners, but it can also be [...]

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