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In a first of its kind study, researchers have discovered that the size of a heart attack and the remaining left-ventricular function that follows depends on the time of day that ischemia in the heart occurs.
Mitochondria are often called cellular "powerhouses" because they convert nutrients into energy.
Mazzone has demonstrated that arteriogenesis (growth of pre-existing connections between distinct blood vessels into functional arteries) can be accelerated by blocking the function of the protein PhD2 in a particular class of white blood cells.
A man-made fat called Intralipid, which is currently used as a component of intravenous nutrition and to treat rare overdoses of local anesthetics, may also offer protection for patients suffering from heart attacks.
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