Cardiology

Protein modified by researchers may reduce heart attack damage

Scientists modified a protein in the heart which dramatically reduced cell damage after heart attacks, according to new research published the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study supports link between COVID-19 and 'COVID Toes'

There's considerable controversy over whether "COVID toes"—red sores or lesions on the feet and hands in children and young adults—are truly caused by COVID-19. A new study published in the British Journal of Dermatology ...

Oncology & Cancer

Elderly patients may be undertreated for prostate cancer

It's an ongoing debate: Should men over a certain age be treated for prostate cancer? Should these patients be submitted to treatments that may result in significant side effects if they may not live very much longer?

Medical research

Success of engineered tissue depends on where it's grown

Tissue implants made of cells grown on a sponge-like scaffold have been shown in clinical trials to help heal arteries scarred by atherosclerosis and other vascular diseases. However, it has been unclear why some implants ...

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