News tagged with cardiac function
Related topics: heart attack , heart failure , heart muscle , heart function
Exposure to iodinated contrast media during imaging procedures is associated with changes in thyroid function, and increased risk of developing hyperthyroidism, according to a report in the January 23 issue of Archives of ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who are at risk for breast cancer may also be at greater risk for heart disease, new research has found.
Genetics Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The chemokine CXCL12 acts as a chemical signal which mobilizes hematopoietic and other types of stem cells to leave the bone marrow and enter the circulation. Secretion of CXCL12 also guides these cells to sites at which ...
Cardiology Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
A low-calorie diet eliminates insulin dependence and leads to improved heart function in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North ...
Cardiology Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
NIH-funded trial shows that therapy with bone-marrow derived cells does not improve heart function after six months; future clinical benefits still possible.
Cardiology Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A wearable defibrillator can prevent sudden death in people with dangerous heart arrhythmias, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011.
Cardiology Nov 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Cellular reversion processes arise in diseases of the heart muscle, for example myocardial infarction and cardiomyopathy, which limit the fatal consequences for the organ. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute ...
Medical research Nov 11, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 0 |
A clinical trial that compared the use of drug-eluting balloons (DEB) and bare metal stents (BMS) to both bare metal stents alone and drug-eluting stents (DES) found that the drug-eluting balloon group did not meet the primary ...
Cardiology Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have uncovered a previously unknown molecular pathway that is critical to understanding cardiac arrhythmia and other heart muscle problems. Understanding the basic science ...
Medical research Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Patients with chronic conditions are likely to change their preferences for receiving emergency procedures in the event of cardiac arrest, according to new findings.
Other Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that high levels of a specific hormone can predict which kidney patients will develop heart problems, require dialysis or die prematurely.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a new drug target that may treat and/or prevent heart failure. The team evaluated failing human and pig hearts and discovered that SUMO1, a so-called "chaperone" ...
Cardiology Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A follow-up of participants in a heart function study finds that the prevalence of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (left ventricular filling [with blood] is abnormal and is accompanied by elevated filling pressures) ...
Cardiology Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new drug which offers a radically different approach to treating certain types of heart failure has been shown to improve cardiac function in heart failure patients in its first clinical trials.
Cardiology Aug 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recent studies have shown that the heart contains cardiac stem cells that can contribute to regeneration and healing during disease and aging. However, little is known about the molecules and pathways that regulate these ...
Medical research Aug 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0