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 |
(AP) -- Greek disability groups expressed anger Monday at a government decision to expand a list of state-recognized disability categories to include pedophiles, exhibitionists and kleptomaniacs.
Health Jan 09, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 32
Imagine living without a heart. It is possible—if you have a new artificial heart pumping blood through your body. You can even go to the supermarket, watch your kid's soccer game or go on a hike.
Surgery Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 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 |
Heart failure is a leading cause of death in Canada. As part of the ongoing IMPACT-CABG clinical trial to treat advanced heart failure, physicians at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre performed the first cardiac stem cell transplant ...
Cardiology Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you communicate with friends online, pay bills online, listen to music online and post photos online, why not strengthen your marriage or relationship online too?
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Research paves the way for new approaches in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a progressive lung disease that can lead to heart failure within three years.
Medical research Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers are a step closer towards creating a new class of medicines and vaccines to combat drug-resistant and deadly strains of fungal infections, following a new study published today in Proceedings of ...
Medical research Sep 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A University of Cambridge study, which set out to investigate DNA methylation in the human heart and the 'missing link' between our lifestyle and our health, has now mapped the link in detail across the entire human genome.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New technology increases the length of time that a human heart can remain viable for transplant after removal from a donor for transplantation.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Music has a fundamental affect on humans. It can reduce stress, enhance relaxation, provide a distraction from pain, and improve the results of clinical therapy. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal ...
Cardiology Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
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) -- For children with severe heart failure, use of a ventricular assist device as a bridge to heart transplantation is associated with improved survival compared with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ...
Cardiology Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study published this month by researchers at the University of Toronto and Toronto's Princess Margaret Hospital has shown that cells derived from the umbilical cord, "Human Umbilical Cord PeriVascular Cells" (HUCPVCs), ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Apparent stem cell transplant success in mice may hold promise for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease. The results of the study were released today and will be presented at the American ...
Neuroscience Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0