Flu vaccine may hold key to preventing heart disease

Flu vaccines are known to have a protective effect against heart disease, reducing the risk of a heart attack. For the first time, this research reveals the molecular mechanism that underpins this phenomenon. The scientists behind the study say it could be harnessed to prevent heart disease directly.

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Viagra could be key to treating heart disease

Viagra users could be experiencing benefits beyond the bedroom, a new study has found.

The erectile dysfunction drug could be a key treatment for heart disease because it improves

blood flow and prevents the heart from enlarging or changing shape, reveals

the study published Monday in the peer-reviewed journal BMC Medicine.

By: Tara Deschamps, Published on Mon Oct 20 2014