Diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic role of circulating miRNAs in cardiovascular diseases.

@article{Sayed2014DiagnosisPA,
  title={Diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic role of circulating miRNAs in cardiovascular diseases.},
  author={Ali Sheikh Md Sayed and K E Xia and Umme Salma and Tianlun Yang and Jun Peng},
  journal={Heart, lung & circulation},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={503-10}
}
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the world. Although much progress has been made for cardiovascular diseases in diagnosis, treatment and prognosis during the past two decades, the clinical need for a novel diagnostic biomarker and new therapeutic interventions to decrease the cardiovascular disease incidence is ongoing. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous, small (∼22 nucleotides), single-stranded, non-coding RNAs that regulate gene expression and… CONTINUE READING

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