News tagged with heart muscle
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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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a new drug that may be useful in treating a heart rhythm condition called long QT syndrome. The study was published online on June 28 in the Early ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Adding computed tomography (CT) scans to standard screening procedures may help emergency room staff more rapidly determine which patients complaining of chest pain are having a heart attack or may soon have a heart attack, ...
Cardiology Jul 25, 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
Parents are increasingly conscious of the dangers of childhood obesity. There is a growing recognition of health problems associated with extra pounds, including the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and joint and muscle pain.
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A detailed study of heart muscle function in mice has uncovered evidence to explain why exercise is beneficial for heart function in type 2 diabetes. The research team, led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School ...
Diabetes Jul 17, 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 |
(HealthDay) -- As many as 300,000 people in the United States may have chronic Chagas disease -- mostly spread by blood-sucking insects -- health officials report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
(HealthDay) -- Myrbetriq (mirabegron) has been approved to treat adults with overactive bladder, a condition affecting some 33 million Americans, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday in a news release.
Medications Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A heart attack doesn't just damage heart muscle tissue by cutting off its blood supply, it also sets off an inflammatory cascade that worsens underlying atherosclerosis, actively increasing the risk for a future heart attack. ...
Cardiology Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A condition that temporarily causes heart failure in people who experience severe stress might actually protect the heart from very high levels of adrenaline, according to a new study published in the journal Circulation. The re ...
Cardiology Jun 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that a single protein molecule may hold the key to turning cardiac stem cells into blood vessels or muscle tissue, a finding that may lead to better ways to treat heart attack patients.
Cardiology Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |