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Stem cell researchers at UCLA have uncovered for the first time why adult human cardiac myocytes have lost their ability to proliferate, perhaps explaining why the human heart has little regenerative capacity.
Medical research Aug 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (10) | 1 |
Too often, people pass a cardiac checkup only to collapse with a heart attack days later. Now scientists have found a clue that one day may help doctors determine if a heart attack is imminent, in hopes of ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 4
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 |
One of life's simple pleasures just got a little sweeter. After years of waffling research on coffee and health, even some fear that java might raise the risk of heart disease, a big study finds the opposite: ...
Health May 17, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 4
(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 |
Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have found, for the first time that young humans (infants, children and adolescents) are capable of generating new heart muscle cells. These findings refute the long-held belief that ...
Medical research Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A class of heart medications, cardiac glycosides, can induce immunogenic cell death (ICD), whereby dying cancer cells are converted into a vaccine that stimulates antitumor response, according ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a two-day-old mouse, a heart attack causes active stem cells to grow new heart cells; a few months later, the heart is mostly repaired. But in an adult mouse, recovery from such an attack ...
Cardiology Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
Some 5.8 million Americans suffer from heart failure, a currently incurable disease. But scientists at Temple University School of Medicine's (TUSM) Center for Translational Medicine have discovered a key biochemical step ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Australians are living longer largely due to a remarkable trend that appeared about 40 years ago.
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
A major study of more than one million children and young adults has shown no higher risk of heart attack among those who take drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a US study said Tuesday.
Medications Nov 01, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
(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 |
Researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have discovered that an ancient pathway called autophagy also mobilizes and exports cholesterol from cells.
Cardiology Sep 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |