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Dickkopf-related protein 3 (DKK3) predicts AKI
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication after cardiac surgery. (2019-06-14)
Researchers' discovery could lead to improved therapies for duchenne muscular dystrophy
Researchers found that the protein sarcospan can play a major role in combating heart failure in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (2019-06-14)
MRI plays a role in diagnosis of cocaine-related damage to the heart
Cardiac MRI has a pivotal role to play in the diagnosis of cocaine-induced cardiovascular diseases, according to a new article. (2019-06-13)
Cardiac toxicity risk factors identified with relapsed multiple myeloma therapy
More than half of patients with relapsed multiple myeloma treated with carfilzomib experienced cardiac issues during treatment, according to a multi-institutional study published June 12, 2019 in Journal of Clinical Oncology. (2019-06-13)
Cardiovascular diseases -- Promoting self-healing after heart attack
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich researchers led by Oliver Söhnlein have shown that a protein which stimulates the resolution of inflammatory reactions enhances cardiac repair following heart attack in both mice and pigs. (2019-06-11)
Radiation treatment increases cardiac risk for lung cancer patients
As advances in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) extend patients' lives, more of these patients are facing a different threat: adverse cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and heart failure. (2019-06-10)
Should STEMI patients recover in the ICU?
Providers need more clear guidance on whether a patient who has suffered from STEMI heart attack should recover in the intensive care unit, a new University of Michigan study, published in The BMJ, finds. (2019-06-04)
Research sheds light on the importance of police trust in the public
A recent study finds that police officers who place more trust in the public are also more likely to pursue cases on their own initiative -- termed proactive policing -- and have higher arrest rates. (2019-06-03)
High body fat (but not BMI itself) linked to four-fold increase in mortality risk after heart bypass surgery
New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Vienna, Austria (June 1-3, 2019) shows that mortality in patients who had undergone heart bypass surgery was over 4 times higher in individuals with a high body fat mass, while body mass index (BMI) by itself was not associated with an increase in mortality. (2019-06-02)
No increase in deaths from cardiac arrests at the weekend
People admitted to NHS hospitals with a cardiac arrest over the weekend do not face a higher risk of dying compared to those admitted during the week, according to new research presented today at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) Conference in Manchester. (2019-06-02)
Most preventive antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unnecessary
A new study has found that 81% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists - who are among the top prescribers in the US, accounting for about 10% of all antibiotic prescriptions - to prevent infections prior to dental visits are unnecessary. (2019-05-31)
Antibiotics that dentists prescribe are unnecessary 81% of the time, research shows
Antibiotics prescribed by dentists as a preemptive strike against infection are unnecessary 81% of the time, according to a study published today in JAMA Network Open. (2019-05-31)
Critical need for greater understanding into diagnosis of inherited heart disease
Results of a study carried out by researchers at the Centenary Institute in collaboration with Wiser Healthcare, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney, have shown that the use of advanced imaging equipment is driving a significant increase in the diagnosis of a little known inherited heart disease in adults. (2019-05-30)
Viral study suggests an approach that may decrease kidney damage in transplant patients
Sunnie Thompson's study of BK polyomavirus replication may lead to less failure of kidneys following organ transplant. (2019-05-29)
Lost in translation: The medium is the message for a healthy heartbeat
Researchers at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion have revealed how a genetic message to produce healthy heart tissue is altered in the body during stress and aging to contribute to sudden cardiac death. (2019-05-28)
Avalanche Victims: When can rewarming lead to survival?
It is difficult for doctors to accurately assess avalanche victims who arrive at hospital suffering cardiac arrest: has the patient effectively suffocated, or is there a realistic prospect of survival if the patient is properly rewarmed? (2019-05-28)
More isn't better when it comes to evaluating chest pain
New and more effective tests are needed to help predict heart attacks and other major cardiac events in patients with chest pain, the second most common reason for emergency department visits in the US. (2019-05-28)
Veterans with depression and/or PTSD more likely to seek cardiac rehab
Veterans with PTSD and/or depression were more likely to use cardiac rehabilitation services. (2019-05-22)
Experimental noninvasive tool monitors effectiveness of stem cell transplantation
Other than clinical observations, the stem cell field lacks a repeatable, time-sensitive, noninvasive tool to assess the effectiveness of transplanted cells in the targeted organ. (2019-05-22)
Innovative treatment option rapidly reduces harmful cholesterol levels after heart attack
Results from the multi-center, randomized PREMIER clinical trial show a new treatment option dramatically lowers rates of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) for heart attack patients following an interventional cardiology procedure called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). (2019-05-21)
First-of-its-kind clinical trial shows improvement of outcomes in cardiogenic shock patients
A new study is the first to establish a nationwide treatment protocol that can save lives of patients with cardiogenic shock (CS), a deadly heart attack complication. (2019-05-21)
Novel therapeutic approach effective at reducing pressure for heart failure patients
Results from a first-in-man proof of concept study found occlusion of the superior vena cava (SVC) rapidly and effectively reduces pressure and volume in the heart. (2019-05-21)
Scientists discover potential breakthrough in the understanding of tumor dormancy
Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center may have uncovered a primary method through which cancer cells exist undetected in an organism and received more than $1 million to investigate the potential for novel therapeutics that target and destroy cells in a specific state of tumor dormancy. (2019-05-21)
Women are less likely to be resuscitated and survive a cardiac arrest than men
Women who have a cardiac arrest outside the hospital setting are less likely to receive resuscitation from bystanders and more likely to die than men, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal. (2019-05-21)
Cardiac MRI may lead to targeted PAH therapy
Patients at greatest risk of dying from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may be identified through cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and the information the noninvasive scan provides about the functional level of the heart's right ventricle. (2019-05-20)
Miro2 is a Parkin receptor for selective removal of damaged mitochondria
Defects in mitophagy are linked to a variety of human diseases including Parkinson's and cardiac disorders. (2019-05-16)
Renal infarction is associated with acute kidney injury in patients with cardiac amyloidosis
Systemic amyloidosis is a major cause of renal injury, mostly due to direct kidney damage caused by deposits of abnormal protein called amyloid, in the kidney parenchyma. (2019-05-15)
A new way to wind the development clock of cardiac muscle cells
A study published in the journal Stem Cells describes a new and unexpected way to accelerate the maturation of induced pluripotent stem cells into cardiac muscle cells. (2019-05-14)
Home-based cardiac rehabilitation is an option to overcome barriers of traditional cardiac rehabilitation
Home-based cardiac rehabilitation may be an option for many who would benefit from cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or other heart procedure but can't attend medical center-based programs. (2019-05-13)
Artificial intelligence could prevent unneeded tests in patients with stable chest pain
Artificial intelligence (AI) could prevent unnecessary diagnostic tests in patients with stable chest pain, according to research presented today at ICNC 2019. (2019-05-12)
Caution: Grapefruit juice may impose risk on patients with long QT syndrome and should be avoided when taking QT-prolonging drugs
Grapefruit juice is already listed as a substance to avoid when taking QT-prolonging medications because it increases the toxicity of many drugs. (2019-05-08)
Genetic therapy heals damage caused by heart attack
Researchers from King's College London have found that therapy that can induce heart cells to regenerate after a heart attack. (2019-05-08)
Source credibility is key to derailing fake news
Fake news is a threat to American democratic institutions and false information can have far-reaching effects. (2019-05-08)
Imaging beyond the angiogram in women with suspected MI and no obstructive CAD
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 1, pp. (2019-05-08)
Application of cardiac computed tomography-derived fractional flow reserve
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 1, pp. (2019-05-08)
dnDSA and ethnicity linked with thickening of blood vessels after kidney transplant
Children who developed anti-human leukocyte antibodies against their donor kidney, known as de novo donor-specific antibodies, were more likely to experience carotid intima-media thickening than those without these antibodies, according to preliminary research presented May 7, 2019, during the 10th Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association. (2019-05-07)
Deadly box jellyfish antidote discovered using CRISPR genome editing
Researchers studying how pain works at the University of Sydney have discovered an antidote to the deadly sting delivered by the most venomous creature on Earth -- the Australian box jellyfish. (2019-04-30)
Study: Millennials arrested more often than predecessors -- even when fewer crimes are committed
Millennials are more likely to be arrested than their predecessor counterparts regardless of self-reported criminal activity, finds a new study by a Johns Hopkins University expert. (2019-04-29)
Inhaled hydrogen could protect the brain during heart-lung bypass
Newborns with life-threatening congenital heart disease often need open-heart surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass, which carries a risk of damaging the brain. (2019-04-29)
Changes from head injuries associated with increases in youth offending
A new longitudinal study looked at the impact on criminal persistence of head injuries, which have been linked to increased levels of offending, among adolescents and early adults. (2019-04-26)
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