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CDC-funded program improved cardiovascular health of Nebraska women

When implemented in Nebraska, the WISEWOMAN program supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which offers services for women ages 40–64 who are low-income and uninsured/underinsured, improved hypertension, ...


New approach against fatty liver: Molecular pathway identified

Fatty liver disease (SLD) is increasingly causing failure of the liver as a vital organ. A team led by researchers from the Institute of Metabolic Physiology at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) in collaboration ...


New mechanisms in the development of stroke discovered

A group of researchers from the University of Tartu and international scientists discovered new mechanisms of how stroke occurs by studying changes in mouse and human cells. The study, published in Circulation Research, lays ...

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Heart regeneration: Researchers discover key role of growth factor

An international research team, coordinated by academics from the University of Bologna and the IRCCS—Policlinico Sant'Orsola Hospital, has identified a key growth factor capable of exerting a proliferative and regenerative ...


Menopause and the heart connection

Women experience menopause at different ages—and different ways—which can, among other things, affect their heart health.


The heart grows more in pregnant rats with high blood pressure

The hearts of pregnant rats with high blood pressure increase in size more than rats experiencing a normal pregnancy, according to computer model predictions. The model, developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota, ...


Heat exposure increases myocardial blood flow: Study

Myocardial blood flow (MBF) increases about twofold with exposure that increases the core temperature by 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a study published online June 11 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.