Psychosocial stress put women at higher risk of coronary heart disease: Study

Psychosocial stress, typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments, may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, a new study suggested. The study led by researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health was recently published in the Journal of the […]

Study sheds light on reverse-order heart-liver transplant’s benefits for certain patients

Traditionally, surgeons transplant the heart first followed by the liver. But Mayo Clinic heart transplant team decided to reverse the order for highly sensitised patients in the hopes that the liver would absorb some of the patient’s antibodies, removing them from circulation and lowering the risk of antibody-mediated rejection. The […]