DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for heart disease

Heart disease [DOID:114]

Cardiovascular disease or heart disease are a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels (arteries and veins). While the term technically refers to any disease that affects the cardiovascular system (as used in MeSH C14), it is usually used to refer to those related to atherosclerosis (arterial disease). These conditions usually have similar causes, mechanisms, and treatments.

Synonyms:  heart disease,  DOID:114,  heart disorder,  heart syndrome