News tagged with heart muscle damage
A University of Connecticut researcher is advancing the understanding of the devastating inherited condition known as spinal muscular atrophy.
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Iowa researchers have previously shown that an enzyme called CaM kinase II plays a pivotal role in the death of heart cells following a heart attack or other conditions that damage or stress heart muscle. Loss ...
Cardiology Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Insight into how our bodies make cholesterol could lead to treatments with fewer side-effects than existing drugs.
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A blood test can predict whether patients are likely to die of a heart attack in the month after surgery, according to an international study involving thousands of patients.
Surgery Jul 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
After people with type 1 diabetes have a heart attack, their long-term chance of suffering even more heart damage skyrockets. But the reason has long puzzled scientists. Now researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified ...
Cardiology Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Administration of a bolus dose of the anticoagulant drug abciximab into the coronary artery involved in causing a certain type of heart attack among patients who were undergoing a percutaneous coronary intervention and also ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Boosting levels of the simple compound fumarate in mice significantly reduces damage from a heart attack, an Oxford University-led study has shown.
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Severe heart damage in people who are obese and diabetic is linked with a pancreatic hormone called amylin, UC Davis researchers have found.
Cardiology Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Inserting intra-aortic balloon pumps prior to angioplasty in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) does not reduce the scope of heart muscle damage, a condition referred to as infarct size, according to a new study ...
Cardiology Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced new limitations to the use of high-dose simvastatin, due to the increased risk of muscle pain and weakness (myopathy) and in rare cases, kidney damage and ...
Cardiology Jun 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Columbia Engineering have established a new method to patch a damaged heart using a tissue-engineering platform that enables heart tissue to repair itself. This breakthrough, ...
Cardiology May 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |