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Blood Test Could Help Diagnose Heart Attacks
2011-09-21 03:48:08

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers are reporting a possible new blood test to help diagnose heart attacks.

2011-08-11 06:42:48

A new technique that stimulates heart muscle cells with low-energy light raises the possibility of a future light-controlled pacemaker, according to this study.

2011-08-09 12:14:34

Stem cell researchers at UCLA have uncovered for the first time why adult human cardiac myocytes have lost their ability to proliferate, perhaps explaining why the human heart has little regenerative capacity.

2011-08-04 14:07:16

Recent studies have shown that the heart contains cardiac stem cells that can contribute to regeneration and healing during disease and aging.

2011-06-27 21:28:51

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Myocardial Function is calling for a redefinition of the term cardiac hypertrophy which is currently used to describe changes to the morphology (structure) of the heart.

2011-06-14 00:00:00

TOKYO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation announced today that the U.S.

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2011-06-09 05:10:00

A type of stem-like cell has been able to transform adult mouse hearts into functioning heart muscles that are able to repair itself, according to a study published in the journal Nature.

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2011-05-20 13:03:07

When you suffer a heart attack, a part of your heart dies.

2011-05-17 13:33:50

Researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have identified a novel gene in the nucleus of muscle and brain cells that affects heart development and the aging process.

2011-04-19 15:02:12

New insight into the physiology of cardiac muscle may lead to the development of therapeutic strategies that exploit an inherent protective state of the heart.


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