Heart disease may only be a matter of time for those with healthy obesity

https://ift.tt/2HXV2j4 People who are 30 pounds or more overweight may want to slim down a bit even if they don’t have high blood pressure or any other heart disease risk, according to scientists.

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In Huntington’s disease, heart problems reflect broader effects of abnormal protein

https://ift.tt/2qWQ4Lm Researchers investigating a key signaling protein in Huntington’s disease describe deleterious effects on heart function, going beyond the disease’s devastating neurological impact. By adjusting protein levels affecting an important biological pathway, the researchers improved heart function in experimental animals, shedding light on the biology of this fatal disease.