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Fate of the Heart: Researchers Track Cellular Events Leading to Cardiac Regeneration

Studies in zebrafish reveal abundant potential source for repair of injured heart muscle ...

Afghan girl to receive treatment for heart condition at N.C. Children's Hospital

A North Carolina nonprofit organization and a UNC Hospitals volunteer are partnering to bring an 8-year-old girl with a hole in her ...

Hospitals to use program to better treat patients with irregular heartbeat

DALLAS — Healthcare providers have a new tool to help identify and better treat people with an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation (AFib). ... Full story

Genetic “off switch” linked to increased risk factors for heart disease

DALLAS — Risk of heart and blood vessel disease may increase when a particular gene is switched off, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Emerging Science Series Webinar. ... Full story

Laughing gas does not increase heart attacks

By Jim Dryden - Nitrous oxide — best known as laughing gas — is one of the world’s oldest and most widely used anesthetics. Despite its popularity, however, experts have questioned its impact on the risk of a heart attack during surgery or soon afterward. But those fears are unfounded, a new study indicates. ... Full story

Atherosclerosis in abdominal aorta may predict adverse cardiovascular events

DALLAS – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of aortic atherosclerosis can predict the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in otherwise healthy individuals, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. ... Full story

UF researchers develop technique to test manatees for heart disease

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leisurely swims in warm, tropical waters fueled by the gaze of admiring fans and a healthy vegetarian diet. The life of a manatee hardly seems likely to prompt concerns about heart disease. But researchers at the University of Florida say the lumbering, loveable sea cow’s ticker deserves a closer look because of the animal’s endangered status. ... Full story

Timely treatment after stroke is crucial, UCLA researchers report

Study finds 4 percent improvement for patients at each 15-minute interval ... Full story

UHealth Launches Clinic to Reduce Sudden Cardiac Deaths in Athletes

A serious road biker, Michael Gale was in a Broward County cafe discussing his upcoming 100-mile ride in hilly Mount Dora when his head abruptly slumped to his chest. Fortunately, a nurse who was dining nearby realized the 58-year-old fitness industry executive was in sudden cardiac arrest and administered CPR, triggering the emergency response that initially saved his life. ... Full story

New study finds potential genetic drivers behind male heart disease risk

University of Leicester scientists makes further important step forward in their research into the association between the Y chromosome and risk of coronary artery disease ... Full story

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