Cardiology (63 News)

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...

How Blood Vessels are Well Protected Yet More Vulnerable to External Invasion?

Jul 13, 2017 11:00 am
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Most infections enter the body through organs that are in constant contact with the outside environment, such as the lungs and intestines. Accordingly...

Why The More Colorful The Fruits The Better?

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 pm
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Inflammation is an immune response to cuts and scratches as well as to pathogenic infections. However, the inflammatory response can go overboard, con...

Why Are Scientists Seeking Help from This Tiny Marine Creature?

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 pm
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The marine invertebrate Botryllus schlosseri - AKA the star ascidian - has more in common with humans that you’d think - enough to be useful to ...

Regenerating the Human Heart Might Be a Reality at Last!

Jul 1, 2017 7:00 pm
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When Mark Martindale decided to trace the evolutionary origin of muscle cells, like the ones that form our hearts, he looked in an unlikely place: the...

Uncovering The Mechanism Leading to Blood Clots Formation!

Jul 1, 2017 2:00 pm
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It may be possible to disrupt harmful blood clots in people at risk for heart attack or stroke without increasing their risk of bleeding, according to...

Heart Attack Affects More Than The Heart!

Jul 1, 2017 1:00 pm
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An acute heart attack should not be viewed in isolation -- myocardial infarction is a "systemic" condition with an impact upon the whole bod...

What Changed the Bad Reputation of Tick Among Scientists?

Jun 28, 2017 7:00 pm
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The bloodsucking parasites that carry Lyme disease may also be the key to new anti-inflammatory drugs that could prevent cardiac failures. Ticks ar...

Next-Generation of Engineered Heart Valve That Grows with The Patient

Jun 28, 2017 10:00 am
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Medical researchers announced today a cross-institutional team effort to generate a functional heart valve replacement with the capacity for repair, r...

New Technology For Safe and Effective Dissolving of Blood Clots

Jun 26, 2017 11:00 am
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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in a deep vein, usually the lower leg or thigh. This condition is dangerous because the blood clots can bec...

A Novel Drug for Slowing the Progression of Heart Valve Disease

Jun 26, 2017 10:00 am
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A monoclonal antibody-based drug called SYN0012 is currently being investigated in human clinical trials for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, an...

The Role of Non-Coding RNA in Reducing Stroke Risks

Jun 22, 2017 11:00 am
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The most common cause for the narrowing of the carotid artery and thus the major risk factor for strokes is atherosclerosis, where so-called plaques b...

Why Can't The Heart Regenerate Itself?

Jun 11, 2017 10:00 am
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Heart muscle is one of the least renewable tissues in the body, which is one of the reasons that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both ...

How First-Cousin Marriages Can Be Good For The Heart!

Jun 8, 2017 2:00 pm
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More than 1,800 individuals carrying loss-of-function mutations in both copies of their genes, so-called "human knockouts," are described in...


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