News tagged with heart conditions

Gene therapy may aid failing hearts

In an animal study, researchers at the University of Washington show that it was possible to use gene therapy to boost heart muscle function. The finding suggests that it might be possible to use this approach to treat patients ...

Mar 26, 2013
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Study shows children’s chest pains rarely a concern

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Pediatrics shows that chest pains in children are rarely a cause for concern and are not usually a sign of an underlying heart condition. More often than not, the chest pains ...

Oct 12, 2011
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Scientists identify genetic link for a 'heavy heart'

(Medical Xpress) -- An international research team led by Imperial College London has for the first time pinpointed a single gene associated with one of the leading causes of heart thickening and failure.

Oct 05, 2011
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