Medical research

Faulty signalling pathway linked to congenital heart condition

A congenital heart condition known as left ventricular non-compaction (LVNC), which occurs when muscly projections in the embryonic heart fail to transform into compact heart muscle, could be caused by signaling defects, ...

Health

How to keep cool in a blackout during a heatwave

Researchers from the University's Thermal Ergonomics Laboratory simulated heatwave conditions to examine the effect of using water in different ways—on a person's core temperature, cardiovascular strain, risk of dehydration ...

Health

Web tool prioritizes health risks for postmenopausal women

A web-based calculator that helps middle-aged women predict their risks of conditions that become more likely with age has been developed by public health, medical and computer science experts from throughout the U.S. and ...

Cardiology

Heart health tips for Hurricane Dorian

With Hurricane Dorian forecast to impact the Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina coastal areas this week, the American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular ...

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