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New clue to postural tachycardia

February 05, 2021

Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) is a poorly understood disorder that primarily affects women and is characterized by lightheadedness, extreme fatigue and chronically rapid heart rate upon standing. Currently there is no approved medication to treat it.

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NIH grant bolsters research on heart disease, cholesterol

January 21, 2021

Thanks to major funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have made major inroads in understanding how high-density lipoprotein (HDL), commonly known as good cholesterol, in some cases may actually contribute to the development of…

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