Medical research

Sound mind, strong heart: Same protein sustains both

A Roman philosopher was the first to note the relationship between a sound mind and a sound body. Now the findings of a new Johns Hopkins study reveal a possible biochemical explanation behind this ancient observation.

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Cardiac function curve

A cardiac function curve is a graph showing the relationship between right atrial pressure (x-axis) and cardiac output (y-axis).

Superimposition of the cardiac function curve and venous return curve is used in one hemodynamic model.

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