Cardiology

Physiological stressors triggering disease in the heart

It's not uncommon for people to live normal, healthy lives without knowledge of any underlying genetic conditions. However, all it takes is one external impact, such as a heart attack, to induce the expression of the condition. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hydroxyurea may reverse sickle cell-related heart abnormalities

Heart abnormalities are common complications of sickle cell anemia (SCA) that can contribute to severe disease symptoms and even death. A study published today in the journal Blood Advances is the first to find that hydroxyurea ...