News tagged with heart tissue
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A study led by researchers from McGill University provides new insights into the structure of muscle tissue in the heart a finding that promises to contribute to the study of heart diseases and to the engineering of ...
Cardiology May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For the first time scientists have succeeded in taking skin cells from heart failure patients and reprogramming them to transform into healthy, new heart muscle cells that are capable of integrating with existing heart tissue.
Cardiology May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While current heart-attack treatments mainly try to preserve healthy heart tissue, scientists have been finding compounds that can stimulate growth of new tissue – either by getting heart muscle ...
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Acute ischemic stroke patients taking the blood thinner warfarin can be treated safely with the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have shown the ability to turn scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into heart muscle cells using a new process that eliminates the need for stem cell transplant.
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 2 |
(HealthDay) -- Cells that normally form scar tissue after a heart attack can be reprogrammed into functional heart cells in mice, according to an experimental study published online April 18 in Nature.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In breakthrough study damaged mouse hearts regenerated by transforming scar tissue into beating heart muscle
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes today are announcing a research breakthrough in mice that one day may help doctors restore hearts damaged by heart attacksby converting scar-forming cardiac cells into beating ...
Cardiology Apr 18, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
The latest research developments to reprogram scar tissue resulting from myocardial infarction (MI) into viable heart muscle cells, were presented at the Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology (FCVB) 2012 meeting, held 30 March ...
Cardiology Apr 01, 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 |
Could blind, buck-toothed, finger-sized naked mole-rats harbor in their brain cells a survival secret that might lead to better heart attack or stroke treatments?
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
For the first time in a new U.S. clinical trial, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have used the HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System (EAS) to correct abnormal electrical signals inside the heart of a patient ...
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is now offering patients with atrial fibrillation the breakthrough benefits of heat energy, or radio frequency waves, to irreversibly alter heart ...
Cardiology Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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
A UCSF stem cell study conducted in mice suggests a novel strategy for treating damaged cardiac tissue in patients following a heart attack. The approach potentially could improve cardiac function, minimize ...
Cardiology Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |