Heat exposure increases myocardial blood flow: Study

Myocardial blood flow (MBF) increases about twofold with exposure that increases the core temperature by 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a study published online June 11 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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A new communication medium between cardiomyocytes and fibroblasts

Myocardial fibrosis is major pathological outcome after myocardial ischemia/reperfusion (MI/R) injury and a major risk factor for heart failure. MI/R injury induces cardiomyocyte damage or even death, which in turn stimulates ...

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