Medical research

Defining the role of HDAC6 in regulating heart stiffness

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered an enzyme that regulates heart stiffness, setting the stage for developing novel treatments for heart failure.

Cardiology

CV prognosis good at six months after hospitalization for MIS-C

(HealthDay)—Children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) treated with immunomodulators have favorable outcomes at six months, with normalization of left ventricular (LV) systolic function and resolution ...

Cardiology

Diastolic dysfunction more dangerous than previously thought

Sudden cardiac death is a common cause of death in patients with reduced systolic ejection function. As part of a long-term observational study, MedUni Vienna researchers from the Division of Cardiology have now shown the ...

Diabetes

Duration of diabetes, prediabetes linked to presence of CAC

(HealthDay)—Diabetes and prediabetes duration are both independently associated with the presence of coronary artery calcified plaque (CAC) and left ventricular dysfunction, according to a study published online Jan. 9 ...

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