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New genetic link found for some forms of SIDS

October 14, 2019

A genetic link has now been found for some instances of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome,  or SIDS. The new…
Mitochondria studies critical to search for heart failure cure

October 2, 2019

The power of mitochondrial science has the potential to unlock new solutions for heart failure, according to a…
AI identifies genes linked to heart failure

September 27, 2019

The Queen Mary University of London team applied an artificial intelligence (AI) technique to analyse the heart MRI…
Bathroom Scale Could Monitor Millions with Heart Failure

September 23, 2019

“Good morning. Bill. Please. Step onto the scale. Touch the metal pads.” The device records an electrocardiogram from…
Antibody “road block” enables fine-tuning for cardiac recovery, decreases risk of heart failure

September 20, 2019

More than one million Americans per year experience myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, as well…
First Hydrogel to Repair Heart Is Safe to Inject in Humans

September 17, 2019

Ventrix, a University of California San Diego spin-off company, has successfully conducted a first-in-human, FDA-approved Phase 1 clinical…
Preserved Heart Failure Trial Misses Endpoint, But Drug May Benefit Some Patients

September 2, 2019

The number of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction is on the rise, and the search…
Lower risk for heart failure with new type 2 diabetes drug

August 30, 2019

The new type of drugs for type 2 diabetes, the so-called SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced…
NIH-developed technique prevents obstruction in heart valve replacement

June 13, 2019

A novel technique has proven successful in preventing coronary artery obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a…
Beta blockers reduce stress-induced irregular heart rhythm

June 5, 2019

Taking beta blockers — medications that reduce blood pressure and treat many heart conditions — can blunt the…
Study probes the powering of contractions in heart failure

May 24, 2019

Current treatments can slow progression of heart failure, but do not address the underlying issues, including specific problems…
Are Your Pregnancy Symptoms a Sign of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy?

May 7, 2019

Erika Mitchell was nearing her sixth month of pregnancy when she knew for certain something was wrong. The…
Scientists find metabolic target to prevent, treat heart failure at earliest stage

April 1, 2019

Researchers with The Ohio State University College of Medicine and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have identified a metabolic process…
First disease caused by defective myoglobin discovered

March 29, 2019

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have discovered the underlying cause of a hereditary muscle disease first characterised in a…
Co-Treatment of Heart Failure and Depression Improves Quality of Life

March 20, 2019

New research from the Hopeful Heart Trial at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has found that telephone-delivered care–blending treatment for…
Treating heart failure at home

March 18, 2019

Heart failure – a condition in which the heart muscle can no longer pump enough blood to meet…
New Insight into Aging Hearts

March 12, 2019

A team led by Harvard Medical School researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital has found that activity of…
Researchers discover a hidden culprit in heart failure

January 13, 2019

An international research team led by scientists at the University of Alberta have pinpointed a hidden culprit that…
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