Medical research

Discovery of cells that heal cardiac damage after infarction

Researchers at Cima and the Clinica Universidad de Navarra (Spain) have led an international study identifying the cardiac cells responsible for repairing the damage to this organ after infarction. These 'restorative' cells ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 can infect heart cells in lab dish

A new study shows that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 (coronavirus), can infect heart cells in a lab dish, indicating it may be possible for heart cells in COVID-19 patients to be directly infected by the virus. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel antisense drug shows promise in slowing fatty liver disease

Using a first-of-its-class drug in a clinical trial, an international research effort headed by a scientist at University of California San Diego School of Medicine reports that inhibition of a key enzyme safely and effectively ...

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