Cardiology (158 News)

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...

New Research Used Human stem cell to Reveal a Genetic Pathway Regulates the Heart Beat

Jun 30, 2018 7:00 pm
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New research into human heart development has shed light on the way heart muscle cells contract. A correctly beating heart is vital to a baby&...

High Genetic Risk and Poor Lifestyle Form Double Trouble for the Development of Cardiovascular Disease

Jun 30, 2018 10:00 am
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A new study by researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) finds that irrespective of the genetic makeup, a poor lifestyle is lin...

Zebrafish Widen Our Scope of Understanding for Congenital Heart Defects

Jun 27, 2018 3:30 pm
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Heart defects are the most common congenital defect, yet scientists still struggle to understand why they occur. A new study from the Max Delbruck ...

Artificial Intelligence to Diagnose Genetic Heart Diseases

Jun 26, 2018 6:00 pm
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A new study by Professors Martti Juhola and Katriina Aalto-Setälä of the University of Tampere in Finland demonstrates that with the use ...

Researchers Map out the Atlas of Gene Regulators in Human Cardiac Cells for the First Time

Jun 25, 2018 8:00 pm
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Information for building cells is stored in DNA, the blueprints for the more than 20,000 proteins in the human body. Every cell requires several th...

Increased Levels of Male Hormone Seems to Increase the Risk of Heart Diseases in post-menopausal women

Jun 25, 2018 5:30 pm
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In an analysis of data collected from more than 2,800 women after menopause, Johns Hopkins researchers report new evidence that a higher proportion...

The Genetic Root of Atrial Fibrillation Revealed

Jun 21, 2018 9:00 am
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Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a condition causing a rapid, irregular heart rate that can increase the risk of stroke, could use some new ...

Aircraft Noise Leads to a Change in the Expression of Genes in the Vessel Wall

Jun 20, 2018 10:00 am
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New study of the cardiology of the University Medical Center Mainz continues to show that night-time noise is particularly harmful to vessels and b...

A Genetic Mutation Is Responsible for Low LDL Levels in the Blood

Jun 13, 2018 5:00 pm
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A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has identified a gene mutation that is at least partly responsible for regulati...

Are Genetic Tests for Statin Therapy Cost-Effective?

Jun 9, 2018 2:00 pm
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Current United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines call for screening all Americans between the ages of 40 and 75 years to det...

Scientists Discover a Gene Mutation Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Jun 5, 2018 11:00 am
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Researchers from Washington State University have discovered how a genetic mutation linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) disrupts the heart&...


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