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Researchers use skin cells from patients with an inherited heart condition to recreate the adult-onset disease in a laboratory dish—producing the first maturation-based disease model for testing new therapies.
Medical research Jan 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Peripartum cardiomyopathy, a form of heart failure that by definition develops late in pregnancy or shortly after delivery, results in a frightening turn of events that can leave new mothers suffering from a lifelong chronic ...
Cardiology May 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(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 ...
Cardiology Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(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.
Genetics Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers discovered that small pieces of genetic material called microRNAs link the two defining characteristics of fit muscles: the ability to burn sugar and fat and the ability to switch between slow- ...
Medical research May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists are getting closer to a Chagas disease vaccine, something many believed impossible only 10 years ago. Research from the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston ...
Medications Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Depression may inhibit the anti-inflammatory effects typically associated with physical activity and light-to-moderate alcohol consumption, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
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 ...
Genetics Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
'Clinical trials in a dish' may be more reliable than standard way of measuring drug effects on heart, researchers say
(Medical Xpress)—Last week, the common antibiotic Zithromax received a new warning label from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicating it could cause dangerous arrhythmias in people with pre-existing heart conditions. ...
Medical research Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from UC Davis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that blocking an enzyme that promotes inflammation can prevent the tissue damage following a heart attack ...
Medical research Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Women with atrial fibrilation have more symptoms and lower quality of life than men with the same heart condition, according to an analysis of patients in a large national registry compiled by the Duke Clinical Research Institute.
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that three volunteer women with defective amygdalas were able to experience internal fear. In their paper published in the journal Nature Ne ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—People with a common heart rhythm problem may be able to decrease their symptoms by adding gentle yoga to their treatment regimen, a small study suggests.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A virtual heart, developed at The University of Manchester, is revealing new information about one of the world's most common heart conditions.
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A newly found understanding of receptor signaling may have revealed a better way to design drugs. A study from Nationwide Children's Hospital suggests that a newly identified group of proteins, alpha arrestins, may play a ...
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |