Genetics

Researchers discover gene that shapes heart-attack risk

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have identified a gene that plays a crucial role in determining the risk for heart attacks, deadly aneurysms, coronary artery disease and other dangerous vascular conditions.

Cardiology

Researchers tackle major obstacle to stem-cell heart repair

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have engineered stem cells that do not generate dangerous arrhythmias, a complication that has to date thwarted efforts to develop stem-cell therapies ...

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