News tagged with cardiac function
Related topics: heart attack , heart failure , heart muscle , heart function
Smoking is the most preventable risk factor for cardiac and lung disease and is expected to cause 1 billion deaths during the 21st century. Electronic cigarettes have been marketed in recent years as a safer ...
Addiction Aug 26, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 4 |
For years, scientists have been looking for a good source of heart cells that can be used to study cardiac function in the lab, or perhaps even to replace diseased or damaged tissue in heart disease patients. ...
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a link between patients who undergo total nephrectomy - complete kidney removal - and erectile dysfunction. Results from the multi-center ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 30, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Rapamycin, an immunosuppressant drug used in a variety of disease indications and under study in aging research labs around the world, improved function and extended survival in mice suffering from a genetic mutation which ...
Medical research Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A 69-year-old man became the first patient enrolled and treated in an ongoing study at Yale School of Medicine of BB3, a molecule that promises to preserve heart muscle, promote healing ...
Cardiology Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A three-year study by researchers at the University of Stirling has found that reflexology to the upper half of the left foot (the heart reflex point) had an effect on the hearts of healthy volunteers.
Cardiology Jul 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Older patients undergoing cardiac surgery often experience changes in cognitive function, such as memory problems or an inability to focus, in the days immediately following their operations. While these changes are usually ...
Cardiology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cutting-edge method developed at the University of Michigan Center for Arrhythmia Research successfully uses stem cells to create heart cells capable of mimicking the heart's crucial squeezing action.
Cardiology Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A development in 4D image reconstruction compensates for blurring caused by the beating of the heart, say researchers at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 59th Annual Meeting. The new method provides sharper-than-ever images ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obese adolescents with no symptoms of heart disease already have heart damage, according to new research.
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Novel imaging could better identify patients who would benefit from implantable cardiac defibrillator
New research from the University at Buffalo suggests that cardiologists may have a new way to identify patients who are at the highest risk of sudden cardiac arrest, and the most likely to benefit from receiving an implantable ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Cells that normally form scar tissue after a heart attack can be reprogrammed into functional heart cells in mice, according to an experimental study published online April 18 in Nature.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Testosterone supplements helped heart failure patients breathe better and exercise more, according to research in Circulation Heart Failure, an American Heart Association journal.
Cardiology Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of California, San Diego researchers have developed a new injectable hydrogel that could be an effective and safe treatment for tissue damage caused by heart attacks.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 3 |
A UCSF stem cell study conducted in mice suggests a novel strategy for treating damaged cardiac tissue in patients following a heart attack. The approach potentially could improve cardiac function, minimize ...
Cardiology Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |