Cardiology (76 News)

How Can the Immune System Enables Salamanders to Regenerate?

Sep 26, 2017 5:00 pm
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The answer to the question of why some organisms can regenerate major body parts while others, such as humans, cannot may lie with the body's inna...

Heart Hormone Protects from Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Sep 25, 2017 12:00 pm
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First discovered in 1979, natriuretic peptides (NPs) play a variety of roles in the body, some not yet understood. But atrial and B-type NPs, hormones...

Beta Blockers Treat Debilitating Lung Disease

Sep 20, 2017 2:00 pm
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There are two sides to heart disease, literally corresponding to the two sides of the heart, left and right. There are drugs prescribed to treat left-...

Two Immune Cell Types Accidentally Promote Heart Disease

Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm
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Prescribing drugs that lower “bad” cholesterol is a common approach to treating heart disease, but scientists from the Karolinska Institut...

Studies into inflammation in the infarcted heart could lead to changes in therapy

Sep 12, 2017 2:00 pm
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Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) and the Fundación Jiménez Díaz (FJD) and ...

Where do heart cells come from?

Sep 11, 2017 10:30 am
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Researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), the Cardiovascular Institute at Stanford University and other institutions ...

The Protein That Promotes Healthy Growth of the Heart!

Sep 9, 2017 12:00 pm
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When the heart grows larger, it can be for one of two reasons. One reason is a result of heart failure, where heart cells multiply in effort to pick u...

Why Cholesterol Crystals Are More Dangerous Than Liquid Form?

Sep 6, 2017 7:00 pm
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A new Michigan State University study on 240 emergency room patients shows just how much of a role a person's cholesterol plays, when in a crystal...

How a drug could induce health benefits of exercise

Sep 6, 2017 2:00 pm
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The research team -- led by the University of Leeds -- has found that a protein called Piezo1 in the lining of blood vessels is able to detect a chang...

The Gene That Can Prevent Heart Scars!

Sep 6, 2017 9:00 am
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A heart attack wounds the heart similar to the way a deep cut wounds the skin: it leaves a scar. However, a scar on the skin, although a nuisance, can...

Repairing damaged hearts with self-healing heart cells

Aug 25, 2017 6:00 pm
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New research has discovered a potential means to trigger damaged heart cells to self-heal. The discovery could lead to groundbreaking forms of treatme...

Scientists Use Spider Silk In Creating Artificial Cardiac Tissues!

Aug 22, 2017 5:00 pm
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Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency, despite significant advances in preventing and minimising damage to the heart. The main cau...

Damages of Fatty liver Are Not Limited to the Liver!

Aug 21, 2017 7:00 pm
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Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of...

Scientists Find Easy and Safe Alternative to Open-Heart Surgerys

Aug 21, 2017 9:00 am
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Heart attack patients can be given regenerative tissue to help them recover, but the current procedure involves open-heart surgery, which is risky for...

Source of Human Heartbeat Revealed in 3-D

Aug 9, 2017 10:00 am
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A pioneering new study is set to help surgeons repair hearts without damaging precious tissue. A team of scientists from Liverpool John Moores Univ...

What Makes The Blood Brain Barrier Special?

Jul 31, 2017 11:00 am
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The blood-brain barrier is a crucial protection mechanism: It is a highly selective physical barrier that prevents pathogens and toxins in the circula...

Could Fat Cells Help Restore a Damaged Heart?

Jul 29, 2017 11:00 am
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A new discovery by University of Bristol scientists helps to explain how cells which surround blood vessels, called pericytes, stimulate new blood ves...

First Soft Artificial Heart Shows Great Potentials!

Jul 27, 2017 11:00 am
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It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart: to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The s...

What Happens When The Heart Stop Pumping Oxygen?

Jul 26, 2017 10:00 am
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For the ten percent of people who survive cardiac arrest, long-term sensory problems are inevitable. That is, unless scientists can come up with a way...

Heart health: A sodium surprise

Jul 23, 2017 2:00 pm
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Irregular heartbeat -- or arrhythmia -- can have sudden and often fatal consequences. A biomedical engineering team at Washington University in St. Lo...


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