News tagged with muscle disease
A new study found that using a patient's own bone marrow cells may help repair damaged areas of the heart caused by heart failure, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Use of a patient's bone marrow cells for treating chronic ischemic heart failure did not result in improvement on most measures of heart function, according to a study appearing in JAMA. The study is being published early ...
Cardiology Mar 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's a natural laboratory for studying heart disease, lung problems, muscle loss, sleeping disorders and new medical technologies. It's also the highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest's extreme altitude puts climbers ...
Sleep apnea Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The first generic versions of the once-monthly osteoporosis drug Boniva (ibandronate) have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A middle-aged man goes to see his doctor, complaining of a host of vague symptoms: He's lethargic, somewhat depressed and feeling a little anxious about his manliness.
Sleep apnea Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Knowledge of a disease prevalent among Northern Territory Indigenous communities has been overhauled thanks to research contributed by the University of Sydney's Garth Nicholson.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 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 |
UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists have uncovered how a specific protein's previously unsuspected role contributes to the deterioration of heart muscle in patients with diabetes. Investigators in ...
Diabetes Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reyna Robles was always the first one up and the last one to bed: she possessed more than enough steam to come home from her full-time job, prepare a meal for her husband and children, take her dogs for walk ...
Cardiology Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large population-based study has found that lung function and obstructive airway diseases are strongly and independently associated with increased risk of heart failure. Importantly, say the investigators, this association ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoke has long been considered the main risk factor for heart disease. But new research from Brown University in Providence, R.I., shows that nicotine itself, a component of cigarette smoke, can contribute to the ...
Cardiology Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Two out of five women having a heart attack do not experience chest pain, according to a new study.
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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
In medical research, finding a reliable and cost-effective animal model can greatly enhance success in identifying disease mechanisms and genetic pathways, potentially cutting years off drug testing regimes and development ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients suffering from a devastating disease are being given fresh hope through an innovative trial being led by the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0