Heart disease

Heart-therapy researchers develop nanobullet drug delivery system

Researchers say that by using nanotechnology, they have improved how a peptide can be delivered to the diseased heart tissue of mice. ...

Replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat linked with lower risk of heart disease

Boston, MA — People who swap 5% of the calories they consume from saturated fat sources such as red meat and butter ...

Heart’s own immune cells can help it heal

By Julia Evangelou Strait - The heart holds its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it heal after injury, according to new research in mice at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. ... Full story

Team Maps Epigenome of Cardiac Muscle Cell

Freiburg pharmacologists identify switches that play an important role for the cardiac gene program ... Full story

Ensuring a cool recovery from cardiac arrest

Okayama, Japan - Researchers at Okayama University in collaboration with several medical centres in Japan have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a hypothermal treatment – pharyngeal cooling – for cardiac arrest patients. ... Full story

NIH-Led Study Explores Prevention of Heart Disease in HIV-Infected People

​ The National Institutes of Health has launched a clinical trial to assess the effects of aspirin and cholesterol-lowering drugs, or statins, on preventing cardiovascular disease in people with long-term HIV infections. ... Full story

Purdue-based startup shines light on heart disease severity, location

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Officials at a life sciences startup based on a Purdue University innovation say their company could help cardiologists improve the diagnosis of heart disease, which the World Health Organization listed as the leading cause of death in the world in 2012. ... Full story

The Effect of Statins Influenced by Gene Profiles

Montreal – The Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre is once again pushing the limits of knowledge in personalized medicine. ... Full story

Otago commentary in The Lancet warns saturated fat is still the enemy

A group of University of Otago researchers is warning that the promotion of low carb/high fat diets risks harming public health. ... Full story

A key to aortic valve disease prevention: Lowering cholesterol early

An international research team led by the Research Institute of the MUHC provides new evidence that aortic valve disease may be preventable ... Full story

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next last total: 838 | displaying: 1 - 10