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A Stanford-led study finds that remnants of an ancient viral infection may be the reason humans and other primates evolved to have larger hearts and bodies.

A Stanford-led study finds that remnants of an ancient viral infection may be the reason humans and other primates evolved to have larger hearts and bodies.

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The COVID-19 pandemic kept a young patient's family from being by her side following her heart transplant. But they found a way to show their love.

The COVID-19 pandemic kept a young patient's family from being by her side following her heart transplant. But they found a way to show their love.

Researchers are using artificial intelligence to detect abnormalities in the heart through an algorithm that assesses the rate that a heart pumps blood.

Researchers are using artificial intelligence to detect abnormalities in the heart through an algorithm that assesses the rate that a heart pumps blood.

A Stanford physician and leader at the American Heart Association explains why the organization's goals for 2030 include more than heart health.

A Stanford physician and leader at the American Heart Association explains why the organization's goals for 2030 include more than heart health.

The care Bethel Tan received at Stanford Hospital after surgery to treat moyamoya disease inspired her to pursue a career in nursing.

The care Bethel Tan received at Stanford Hospital after surgery to treat moyamoya disease inspired her to pursue a career in nursing.

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Stanford research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.

Stanford research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.

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In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.

In the final installment of the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim explain how heart failure can be treated and managed.

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In this seventh post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim outline key medications.

In this seventh post in the Demystifying Heart Failure series, physician Randall Stafford and graduate student Min Joo Kim outline key medications.

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This post, the sixth in the series, examines the benefits of activity for heart failure patients and provides some suggestions for exercising safely.

This post, the sixth in the series, examines the benefits of activity for heart failure patients and provides some suggestions for exercising safely.

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This installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series provides dietary guidance for those with heart failure as well as for those hoping to prevent it.

This installment in the Demystifying Heart Failure series provides dietary guidance for those with heart failure as well as for those hoping to prevent it.

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