heart disease

UAlberta and McGill scientists uncover a hidden calcium cholesterol connection

Published: 27Jul2017

Scientists at the University of Alberta and McGill University have discovered a direct link between calcium and cholesterol, a discovery that could pave the way for new ways of treating high blood...

Fighting one of the leading causes of death in Canada

Published: 25Jun2013

Almost 70,000 Canadians die each year from heart disease and stroke – that’s one person every seven minutes. And despite impressive gains in research and treatment, cardiovascular disease still...

Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

Published: 29Jan2013

Despite obvious motivation for quitting, 2/3 of patients will resume smoking within twelve months