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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) have helped identify how a particular protein plays a central role in this astonishing consistency. This is the first time the mechanism has been described; the discovery could eventually help scientists treat heart problems that kill millions of people every year.
Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells in an animal model of heart failure.
Brandeis University researchers have unlocked a controversial structure in heart cells responsible for regulating heart contractions.
Tokyo, Dec 17, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Beginning with their discovery of spontaneous oscillatory contraction (SPOC) of muscle, Prof.
Up until a few years ago, the common school of thought held that the mammalian heart had very little regenerative capacity. However, scientists now know that heart muscle cells constantly regenerate, albeit at a very low rate.
Mitochondria are the power plants of cells, manufacturing chemical fuel so a cell can perform its many tasks.
MedZilla.com reports: Labor productivity increased at a rate of 2.3% this quarter; while the unemployment rate continued its downward trend, falling to a low of 7.3% last month.
You can't resurrect a dead cell anymore than you can breathe life into a brick, regardless of what you may have gleaned from zombie movies and Dr. Frankenstein.
If the heart following a heart attack is not sufficiently supplied with blood, heart tissue dies.
For the past 50 years, scientists and health professionals have operated with the knowledge that biceps are packed with long ropes of filaments. When the bicep is used to lift a heavy object or flex, these filaments were understood to shorten or contract the muscle and give it its power.
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