Health Guide: Heart Health

Health Guides: Heart Health

The Heart Health Guide collates research and information relevant to heart health. It is designed to provide our users with the first-hand research on conventional medical interventions and possible natural alternatives, without which an informed choice is not possible. 

Key: CK(#) = Cumulative Knowledge, a measure of evidence quality or strength  AC(#) = Article Count, the number of articles that have accumulated on the topic thus far.

 

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Latest Relevant Article

Pubmed Data : Int Immunopharmacol. 2016 Jul ;36:173-179. Epub 2016 May 4. PMID: 27155393
Study Type : Animal Study, In Vitro Study

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