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Latest Cardiac muscle Stories

2010-12-23 18:03:23

By tweaking a single gene, scientists have mimicked in sedentary mice the heart-strengthening effects of two weeks of endurance training.

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2010-12-08 08:05:00

A common emergency room blood test has been improved to possibly be able to detect heart disease in patients who were previously believed to be healthy.

2010-11-17 22:19:36

Heart tissue and stem cells spring into action to begin repairing muscle damaged in a heart attack, and researchers at Duke University School of Medicine found that a protein naturally produced in the body may potentially play a role in accelerating heart muscle repair.

2010-11-17 17:28:36

Cardiac stem cells — even in elderly and sick patients — could generate new heart muscle and vessel tissue and be used to treat heart failure.

2010-11-17 17:27:02

Researchers at UC have found a potential genetic target for heart disease, which could lead to therapies to prevent the development of the nation’s No. 1 killer in its initial stages.

2010-11-16 21:42:58

Years of research are the basis for the latest drugs and treatments for cardiovascular disease.

2010-11-16 19:17:09

University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered a new protein that could be cardioprotective during heart attack, potentially leading to more targeted treatments for patients at risk.

2010-11-04 18:03:25

Calcium regulates many critical processes within the body, including muscle contraction, the heartbeat, and the release of hormones.

2010-11-04 01:48:19

Using the Canadian Light Source synchrotron and the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, a team of researchers from the University of British Columbia has shed light on the ryanodine receptor, a structure within muscle cells that has been linked to life-threatening congenital heart conditions.

2010-10-26 21:39:35

Researchers in Newfoundland have cracked the genetic code of a sudden death cardiac killer.


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