Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

2010-05-26 16:12:00

Acting Very Early in Development, Tied to Commonest Birth Defect PHILADELPHIA and ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although congenital heart disease represents the most common major birth defect, scientists have not previously identified the common variation in the genes that give rise to it.

2010-05-14 09:08:50

Research sheds light on early embryogenesis, genetic disease.

2010-05-04 11:17:41

A new study shows that people with a common heart defect may also be more likely to have brain aneurysms.

2010-03-17 15:55:32

Vitamin A is a key regulator in embryonic heart formation

2010-02-11 10:35:44

Parents of children who were diagnosed with heart defects as infants, a condition known as congenital heart disease, can help manage their child's condition by seeking treatment and planning for a lifetime of follow-up care, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.

2010-02-08 09:43:00

Congenital heart defects are leading cause of infant and newborn death, yet often go undetected CROMWELL, Conn., Feb.

2010-01-25 11:55:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Medtronic Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve and Ensemble Delivery System, the first heart valve to be implanted through a catheter, or tube, in a leg vein and guided up to the heart.

2010-01-19 04:34:00

BANGALORE, India, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Faith by Their Side, This Case Challenged Medical Excellence A team of cardiac experts led by Dr.

2009-11-24 16:21:35

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Stanford University has developed a way to simulate blood flow on the computer to optimize surgical designs.

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