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Heart attack: Substitute muscle thanks to stem cells
Scientists of University of W├╝rzburg have for the first time succeeded in generating beating cardiac muscle cells from special stem cells. (2018-09-12)
Viagra boosts heart performance and may save lives
Researchers at the University of Alberta have shown that Viagra, the popular drug prescribed for erectile dysfunction, can improve heart function and potentially save the lives of people with specific heart problems. (2007-07-09)
Work stress leads to heart disease and diabetes
Stress at work is an important risk factor for the development of heart disease and diabetes, finds a study published online by the BMJ today. (2006-01-19)
New way to fix leaking mitral heart valves safe in initial testing
A novel method to seal leaking heart valves was proven safe in its first use in heart failure patients. (2009-06-23)
Better therapies due to computer models
The heart as a simulation: in a new project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft scientists of TU Dresden explore the computational modeling of the human heart. (2015-12-18)
First patient ever receives successful transplant after using 50cc Total Artificial Heart
A California woman became the first patient in the world to receive a successful heart transplant at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center thanks to an experimental Total Artificial Heart designed for smaller patients. (2015-07-01)
Tenaya Therapeutics launches with the goal of curing heart disease
A new biopharmaceutical company, Tenaya Therapeutics Inc., will build on discoveries in cardiovascular disease research made at the Gladstone Institutes, concentrating on regenerative medicine and drug discovery for heart failure. (2016-12-06)
High humidity is a risk factor for heart attack deaths among the elderly
High humidity, even in a relatively mild climate, boosts the risk of a heart attack among the elderly, reveals research published ahead of print in Heart. (2006-07-12)
New study: A majority of older adults in jail have distressing health symptoms
According to the study, of the older inmates, 49 percent said they experience poor or fair health, 20 percent have chronic lung disease, and 54 percent have trouble performing daily activities such as bathing, eating, using the toilet, and walking around the house. (2016-08-29)
Heart failure therapy hope as drug blocks deadly muscle scarring
A potential treatment to prevent deadly muscle scarring that contributes to chronic heart failure has been uncovered by scientists at the University of Edinburgh. (2017-10-24)
Women once considered low risk for heart disease show evidence of previous heart attack scars
Women who complain about chest pain often are reassured by their doctors that there is no reason to worry because their angiograms show that the women don't have blockages in the major heart arteries, a primary cause of heart attacks in men. (2018-02-20)
Heart attack risk on the rise for pregnant women and death rate remains high
Study shows that the risk of having a heart attack while pregnant, giving birth, or during the two months after delivery, continues to increase for American women. (2018-07-18)
Merge attack: Scientists find mechanism of virus penetration into living cell
Viruses often present the main threat to the human body, with diseases like HIV, Herpes, Hepatitis, Ebola and forms of influenza, causing serious damage. (2018-07-30)
Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease
Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the world and encompasses a variety of products, including cigarettes, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. (2018-08-20)
Insulin shows great potential against chronic colitis
Diabetes is not the only disease on which insulin has an effect, it appears. (2018-09-21)
Macrophage cells key to helping heart repair -- and potentially regenerate: New study
Macrophage cells have the ability to act in a neo-natal-like state, a time in life where they aid in the growth and development of organs, meaning they could be channeled to help repair the heart following a heart attack. (2018-12-11)
UMN Medical School Researchers discover how to treat diastolic heart failure
Research out of University Minnesota Medical School and published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight uncovers what causes diastolic heart failure and how it can be treated. (2019-01-10)
Researcher discovers pathway plants use to fight back against pathogens
Plants are not only smart, but they also wage a good fight, according to a University of Missouri biochemist. (2008-03-31)
Unfair treatment boosts heart attack risk
Unfair treatment in life boosts a person's chances of having a heart attack, suggests research in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. (2007-05-14)
Chimpanzees develop specialized tool kits to catch army ants
Chimpanzees in the Congo have developed specialized (2009-09-04)
Bariatric surgery may reduce heart failure risk
Bariatric surgery and other treatments that cause substantial weight loss can significantly reduce the risk of heart failure in obese patients. (2016-11-14)
Early end to key study on benefits of niacin, a B vitamin, in keeping arteries open was premature
Heart experts at Johns Hopkins are calling premature the early halt of a study by researchers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center on the benefits of combining extended-release niacin, a B vitamin, with cholesterol-lowering statin medications to prevent blood vessel narrowing. (2009-11-16)
The surgical management of Ebstein anomaly
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (Volume3, Number 1, 2018, pp. pp. (2018-06-10)
Report reveals more than a million Australian heart patients not given a second chance
A new report, developed by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, reveals that prevention of secondary heart attacks and strokes is critical to combating Australia's number one killer -- cardiovascular disease. (2019-02-19)
Estrogen use lowered one risk factor for heart disease among some younger postmenopausal women
A follow-up study to the federally funded Women's Health Initiative should help allay one concern in a subset of women in their 50s who are considering taking estrogen to relieve hot flashes. (2007-06-20)
Aggressive testing provides no benefit to patients in ER with chest pain
Patients who go to the ER with chest pain often receive unnecessary tests to evaluate whether they are having a heart attack, a practice that provides no clinical benefit and adds hundreds of dollars in health-care costs, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2017-11-14)
Statins have low risk of side effects
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are associated with a low risk of side effects. (2018-12-10)
How the heart sends an SOS signal to bone marrow cells after a heart attack
Exosomes are key to the SOS signal that the heart muscle sends out after a heart attack. (2019-03-13)
Some heart patients vulnerable to mental stress
University of Florida cardiologists have identified a group of heart disease patients who appear especially vulnerable to the physical effects of mental stress. (2006-03-06)
Lifestyle changes for teens critical in light of research about teens' heart disease risk
Lifestyle changes for teens are critical in light of new research about teens' heart disease risk. (2010-02-02)
Oil or fat?
Palmitate, the major saturated fatty acid in our diet, is known to cause ER stress and cell death in a number of cell types. (2015-04-27)
Resveratrol reverses heart damage in mice with Chagas disease
Resveratrol is the antioxidant found in red wine and famous as a food supplement capable of mimicking the effects of exercise and low calorie diets in the heart. (2016-10-27)
Sea urchin spurs new ideas for lightweight materials
Materials researchers love sea creatures. Mother-of-pearl provokes ideas for smooth surfaces, clams inspire gluey substances, shark's skin is used to develop materials that reduce drag in water, and so on. (2015-11-10)
Higher salt intake may increase risk of CVD among patients with chronic kidney disease
In a study appearing in the May 24/31 issue of JAMA, Jiang He, M.D., Ph.D., of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, and colleagues evaluated more than 3,500 participants with chronic kidney disease, examining the association between urinary sodium excretion and clinical cardiovascular disease (CVD) events. (2016-05-24)
Stopping drug abuse can reverse related heart damage
Quitting methamphetamine use can reverse the damage the drug causes to the heart and improve heart function in abusers when combined with appropriate medical treatment, potentially preventing future drug-related cases of heart failure or other worse outcomes, according to a study published today in JACC: Heart Failure. (2017-05-29)
Heart attacks diagnosed quicker by new blood test
Scientists from King's College London have developed a new blood test that is more sensitive in detecting damaged heart muscle caused by a heart attack. (2017-04-04)
Internet search trends mirror heart disease patterns
Search engine queries related to common heart disease symptoms track closely with geographic and seasonal trends for coronary heart disease hospitalizations, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session. (2018-02-28)
Social isolation plus heart failure could increase hospitalizations, deaths
Heart failure patients who felt socially isolated were much more likely to die or be hospitalized than more socially connected patients. (2018-05-23)
Mobility may predict elderly heart attack survivors' repeat hospital stays
Standing up from a seated position and walking across a room may help predict which heart attack survivors over age 75 will require repeat hospital stays within a month. (2019-04-23)
Bacterial pneumonia patients at increased risk of major heart problems
A new study suggests patients hospitalized with pneumonia may be at serious risk of new or worsening heart problems. (2007-06-18)
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