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Stanford researchers are using lab-grown heart cells to investigate how Chagas disease, which is spread by "kissing bugs," affects heart health.

Stanford researchers are using lab-grown heart cells to investigate how Chagas disease, which is spread by "kissing bugs," affects heart health.

Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.

Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

A Stanford clinic found that staying in close contact with patients virtually between appointments achieved dramatic health improvements. Can additional technology build on those gains?

A Stanford clinic found that staying in close contact with patients virtually between appointments achieved dramatic health improvements. Can additional technology build on those gains?

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A baby born with a rare heart complication is now thriving following two surgeries at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

A baby born with a rare heart complication is now thriving following two surgeries at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

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A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

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Stanford researchers have discovered a compound that reduces the symptoms of heart failure after a heart attack in initial animal tests.

Stanford researchers have discovered a compound that reduces the symptoms of heart failure after a heart attack in initial animal tests.

A study confirmed that patients with peripheral artery disease have a higher risk of heart attack, and are more likely to have a rarer type of heart attack.

A study confirmed that patients with peripheral artery disease have a higher risk of heart attack, and are more likely to have a rarer type of heart attack.

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Fourteen-year-old Athena Tran celebrated an important personal milestone this week: It's been one year since she received a heart transplant.

Fourteen-year-old Athena Tran celebrated an important personal milestone this week: It's been one year since she received a heart transplant.

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In this final piece in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford offers evidence-based advice for remaining healthy with the condition.

In this final piece in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford offers evidence-based advice for remaining healthy with the condition.