March 30, 2020 by Cassandra McDonald, Sana Rashid, Khashayar Poorzargar and Alexander Ognjanovic
Provides information about a novel pharmaceutical method PCSK9 injections that can be used to reduce the risks of familial hypercholesterolemia.
March 5, 2020 by Celene Titus, Tanya Joseph, Diveena Tharmaseelan and Basil Bharoka
Presents a patient’s diagnosis and prognosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and the molecular mechanisms.
February 23, 2020 by Kiran Mann, Marija Damjanovksa, Veronica Iskander and Rishi Mohan
How to improve heart health with a plant-based diet and physical activity.
November 28, 2019 by Marija Damjanovska, Sherry Feldman, Rammiyaa Devan, Raavi Parhar, Veronica Sunbaty
Discusses hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition where heart disease leads to excessive thickening of the heart and can result in a heart attack due to strain.
November 27, 2019 by Rutam Pathak, Saahil Patel, Parmida Amid, Madison Mulcahy, and Aayman Karim
Explains the mechanism of aspirin and how it can be used to prevent a heart attack or at times when a heart attack is occurring.
November 26, 2019 by Michelle Armstrong, Mohammed Cassim, Tania Namrud, Suraj Brar and Daniela Carvalho
Provides information broken heart syndrome that has symptoms similar to those of a heart attack, occurring in response to physical or emotional stress.
November 24, 2019 by Kiran Mann, Maleeka Munroe, Krizalyn Jacinto, Christine Okoh and Angela Joo
Provides information about Kawasaki disease including signs, symptoms, treatments and coping strategies.
October 16, 2018 by students for Demystifying Medicine Program seminar series
Presents information about the trans fat ban, foods that will be affected, and its significance in preventing heart disease.
December 6, 2017 by Andy Fensham, Angela Gupta, Navi (Harmandeep) Dhaliwal and Viktoriya Dyubanova
What is a pulmonary embolism and what happens in the body during a pulmonary embolism?
November 22, 2017 by Liliana Wolak, Hanna Tessema, Vince Wu and Abdullah Shahzed
Discusses a condition known as a "hole in the heart" — a congenital defect called ventricular septal defect.
June 29, 2017 by Grade 11 biology students at Hillfield Strathallan College in collaboration with the McMaster Demystifying Medicine Program
Describes the symptoms and treatments associated with the angina.
April 6, 2017 by Monica Naddafi, Amandeep Singh, Chante Ellis, Aqsa Hanif & Keerelos Tawadros
What evidence links or correlates a high-fat diet to cardiovascular disease?
March 3, 2014 by Dr. Guillaume Paré
Reviews the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease, the importance of genetics in cardiovascular disease
March 3, 2014 by Dr. Rick Austin
Reviews genetic approaches used to decipher the causes of cardiovascular disease and PCSK9 inhibitors in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
December 2, 2013 by Imtisal Al-Bondokji, a PhD student at Hamilton Centre for Kidney Research
Describes the implications of kidney failure that lead to vascular calcification and subsequent heart failure.