News tagged with heart muscle
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(Medical Xpress)—Research at the University of Dundee has shown than an old, inexpensive anti-gout drug has benefits for heart disease sufferers and has the potential to one day help prevent heart disease, sudden deaths ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Myocardial hypertrophy, a thickening of the heart muscle, is an adaptation that occurs with increased stress on the heart, such as high blood pressure. As the heart muscle expands, it also requires greater blood flow to maintain ...
Cardiology Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Thyroid hormone treatment administered to rats at the time of a heart attack (myocardial infarction) led to significant reduction in the loss of heart muscle cells and improvement in heart function, according to a study published ...
Medical research Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Fresh insights into the protective seal that surrounds the DNA of our cells could help develop treatments for inherited muscle, brain, bone and skin disorders.
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Parthenogenesis is a form of asexual reproduction during which unfertilized eggs begin to develop as if they had been fertilized. It occurs naturally in many plants and a few invertebrate (some bees, scorpions, parasitic ...
Medical research Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Using powerful X-rays at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, scientists have reconstructed the scenario of heart arrhythmia in action, making critical progress towards preventing deadly conditions and saving lives.
Medical research Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
German scientists from the Bonn University Hospital successfully tested a method in mice allowing the morphological and functional sequelae of a myocardial infarction to be reduced. Tiny gas bubbles are made to oscillate ...
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
University of California, San Diego bioengineers have demonstrated in a study in pigs that a new injectable hydrogel can repair damage from heart attacks, help the heart grow new tissue and blood vessels, ...
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Using powerful X-rays, University of British Columbia researchers have reconstructed a crime scene too small for any microscope to observe – and caught the culprit of arrhythmia in action.
Medical research Feb 17, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Strokes that occur during or shortly after surgery can be devastating, resulting in longer hospital stays and increased risks of death or long-term disability.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology and the Lillehei Heart Institute have utilized molecular genetic engineering to optimize heart performance in models of diastolic ...
Cardiology Feb 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Jacob Rutt is a bright 11-year-old who likes to draw detailed maps in his spare time. But the budding geographer has a hard time with physical skills most children take for granted—running and climbing trees are beyond ...
Genetics Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Injecting specialized cardiac stem cells into a patient's heart rebuilds healthy tissue after a heart attack, but where do the new cells come from and how are they transformed into functional muscle?
Medical research Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
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
UCLA researchers, in a finding that runs counter to conventional wisdom, have discovered for the first time that a gene thought to express a protein in all cells that come under stress is instead expressed only in specific ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |