Cardiology (169 News)

Analysing the Genetic Background and Outcome of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a Nationwide Cohort

Mar 3, 2019 12:00 pm
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One third of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cases in Finland are caused by one of the four major mutations, a new study from the University of Eastern...

Study Sheds Light on Critical Role of Heart-derived Macrophages

Feb 27, 2019 1:00 pm
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UCLA researchers have identified for the first time the origin of an immune cell that plays a critical role in the formation of healthy heart valve...

New Potential Treatment for High Blood Pressure Taken from Vampire Bat Venom

Jan 27, 2019 2:00 pm
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Vampire bats could hold the key to new treatments for a range of serious medical problems, but researchers have hit a snag accessing the specimens ...

A New Role for Macrophages in Hypertension

Jan 21, 2019 12:00 pm
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Scientists have pinpointed cells in the immune system that could be key to tackling high blood pressure. The findings also shed light on current tr...

Researchers Identify the Genetic Factor Associated with Atypical Heart Attack in Women

Jan 10, 2019 1:00 pm
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New research published by teams from Leicester,UK and Paris, France in collaboration with international partners from the US and Australia, has fou...

New Stem-cell-based Test to Personalize Clinical Care for Family with Cardiomyopathy

Dec 27, 2018 4:00 pm
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PHILDELPHIA – A little over a year ago, a 65-year-old woman with severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy—a condition in which the heart&rsqu...

"SLCs" A Group of Genes Could Play Critical Roles in Atherosclerosis and Inflammatory Diseases

Dec 25, 2018 1:00 pm
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A group of genes that has been largely ignored by scientists could play critical roles in atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), inflammation...

Scientists Could Cut the DNA Culprit Responsible for Increased Risk for Life Threatening Cardiovascular Diseases from the Genome

Dec 19, 2018 2:00 pm
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LA JOLLA, CA – Over the past decade we’ve learned that billions of people carry a mysterious specter in their DNA that strongly increas...

Researchers Took an Important Step toward the Goal of Making Diseased Hearts Heal Themselves

Dec 17, 2018 12:00 pm
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A team of Rutgers scientists, including Leonard Lee and Shaohua Li, have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal the...

A New Research Reveals Cellular Gene Signatures that Could Be the Key to Understand the Ability of Heart Muscle Repair

Dec 3, 2018 4:00 pm
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Repairing heart muscle damaged by a heart attack or other cardiovascular diseases is one of the “holy grails” for cardiovascular scient...

New Research Identifies Two Genes Linked to Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF)

Dec 2, 2018 1:00 pm
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Scientists at the University of Manchester have this week published research, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) which shows, for the fir...

Is Genetic Predisposition to Alzheimer’s Disease Related to Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Among Children?

Oct 7, 2018 10:00 am
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Genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's disease is linked to an increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders already in childhood, a new study from F...

A New Scientific Advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA)

Aug 28, 2018 12:00 pm
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In an updated scientific advisory, the American Heart Association (AHA) reaffirms advice that adults consume fish two times per week to help reduce th...

Inflammatory Signaling and their Role in Atrial Fibrillation

Jul 29, 2018 5:00 pm
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Interfering with inflammatory signals produced by heart muscle cells might someday provide novel therapeutic strategies for atrial fibrillation, ac...

Obesity As Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Diseases among Metabolically Healthy Individuals

Jul 26, 2018 4:00 pm
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Obesity remains a risk factor for cardiovascular disease even among those who are otherwise "metabolically healthy," new data from the Nurse...

Dr. Helen H. Hobbs Receives the 2016 Lefoulon-Delalande Grand Prize for Breakthrough Genetics Discovery

Jul 26, 2018 11:00 am
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UT Southwestern geneticists Dr. Jonathan Cohen and Dr. Helen Hobbs received one of the nation’s highest honors in biomedical science last yea...

A Closer Look into the Genetic Mutation that Cause Heart Defects

Jul 24, 2018 4:00 pm
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Heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and can be caused by mutations in the gene CHD4. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine hav...

Genome Editing of PCSK9 in Liver Leads to Stable Reduction in Serum Cholesterol

Jul 22, 2018 10:00 am
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Genome Editing Reduces Cholesterol in Large Animal Model, Laying the Groundwork for In-Human Trials. Penn study finds genome editing in non-human p...

The Relationship Between Sex Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease in Post- Menopausal Women

Jul 10, 2018 2:00 pm
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In post-menopausal women, having a higher blood level of a male hormone (testosterone) and a higher ratio of the male-type to-female type (estrogen...

Moving the Cardiac Regulatory Protein RBM20 to the Right Place

Jul 1, 2018 1:00 pm
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Tokyo – The largest known protein, the appropriately named titin after the Titan giants of Greek mythology, is a molecular spring found in ca...


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