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A Series of articles from Nature Reviews Cardiology on valvular heart diseases, including mitral valve, tricuspid valve and aortic valve disease, discussing the latest findings on mechanisms, diagnosis and management
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death globally. To address this burden on health-care systems around the world, an in-depth understanding is needed about the incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and various forms of CVD in different countries and regions. This ongoing Series of articles from Nature Reviews Cardiology comprehensively describes the global epidemiology of CVD.
The Key Advances in Medicine 2019 collection, a collaborative effort from the eight clinical Nature Reviews journals, offers expert insight into the most important discoveries made in 2018, and is an essential resource for students, physicians and clinical researchers.
In health and biomedical applications, electronic technologies allow monitoring, sensing and extracting physiological data as well as correcting or supporting tissue function through electrical stimuli. This collection highlights the recent developments in materials science, electronics and biology of bioelectronic devices.
This focus issue from Nature Reviews Cardiology provides a broad overview of the most important recent advances in heart development and regeneration. These specially commissioned articles highlight the opportunities of integrating the knowledge gained from preclinical and clinical studies to guide the development of new therapies and the design of future clinical trials of heart regeneration.
Ageing is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. This Focus issue from Nature Reviews Cardiology describes the mechanistic pathways involved in cardiovascular ageing (mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, inflammation, cell senescence, telomere shortening, and endothelial dysfunction) and therapeutic approaches aimed at slowing the deleterious effects of age on the heart and vasculature.
Stem cells are well on their way into the clinic and can be used in a variety of applications, such as disease modelling, drug screening and for regenerative medicine. This collection showcases research articles, reviews and protocols from across the Nature journals to highlight the striking advances made in basic and translational stem cell research.
Anticoagulant drugs are used to prevent and treat thrombotic disorders in millions of patients worldwide. This Milestone plots the history of anticoagulant drugs, starting with the discovery and clinical trials of heparin and warfarin.
This Series features articles on the latest advances in the field of primary prevention, from lifestyle modification approaches to pharmacological and clinical interventions, to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events.
Much like our oceans, the world of clinical and biomedical research is vast, fast-paced, dynamic and full of unanswered questions. In 2017, numerous advances were made that could change the tide of efforts to fight disease. The Key Advances in Medicine eBook distils the major discoveries made in 2017 and highlights trends to look out for in 2018.