News tagged with cardiac muscle cells
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(Medical Xpress)—Cardiac stress, for example a heart attack or high blood pressure, frequently leads to pathological heart growth and subsequently to heart failure. Two tiny RNA molecules play a key role ...
Cardiology Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A fluorescent protein from a deep-sea jellyfish has helped scientists isolate heart cells in the laboratory, creating an invaluable aid to work on heart disease treatments and extraordinary ...
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital are one step closer to understanding why plaque bursts in coronary arteries and causes heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The protein concentrate APOSEC, obtained from white blood cells, when given intravenously 40 minutes after an acute myocardial infarction, largely prevents scarring of the cardiac muscle. These were the findings ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have made a major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts.
Medical research Aug 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
UCLA stem cell researchers have found for the first time a surprising and unexpected plasticity in the embryonic endothelium, the place where blood stem cells are made in early development.
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Michigan heart researchers are shedding light on a safer method for steadying an abnormal heart rhythm that prevents collateral damage to healthy cells.
Cardiology Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(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
Blood flow to the heart often is interrupted during a heart attack or cardiac surgery. But when blood flow resumes, the heart may still falter. That's because collateral damage can occur as blood re-enters ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stem cells from patients with a rare form of muscular dystrophy have been successfully transplanted into mice affected by the same form of dystrophy, according to a new study published today in Science Tr ...
Medical research Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
Cardiovascular researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified a genetic variant in a cardiac protein that can be linked to heart rhythm dysfunction.
Cardiology May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For the first time scientists have succeeded in taking skin cells from heart failure patients and reprogramming them to transform into healthy, new heart muscle cells that are capable of integrating with existing heart tissue.
Cardiology May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Blocking a protein in the heart that is produced under stressful conditions could be a strategy to prevent cardiac damage that results from chemotherapy, a new study suggests.
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have shown the ability to turn scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into heart muscle cells using a new process that eliminates the need for stem cell transplant.
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 2 |