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Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease is caused by a narrowing of the heart’s arteries. The deposit of atheromatous plaques in blood vessels prevents the blood from circulating freely. The heart no longer receives enough oxygen to function normally, which can lead to angina or heart attack.

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Predictive medicine

Medicine that links medical knowledge with data to predict a patient’s potential health problems. Examples include artificial intelligence and genetics.