Cardiac sarcoidosis raises arrhythmia and heart failure risk. Only a small number of people are affected by cardiac sarcoidosis, an inflammatory condition that can affect other organs as well. Cardiac sarcoidosis specifically targets...Show More Summary
(Indiana University) A team of researchers is creating new information technology to help older adults with chronic heart failure. For the first time, researchers are capturing and working to empower individuals with their own heart health data. This will enable quick and preventative action to protect those suffering with chronic heart failure.
THIS WAS A PROBLEM WITH MY DAD. I DON’T THINK IT HELPED THAT, ALTHOUGH HE WAS AN ATHLETE IN HIS YOUTH, HE NEVER DID REGULAR EXERCISE. Muscle wasting and cachexia in heart failure: mechanisms and therapies. But doing squats before you’re old can’t hurt.
(Penn State) New research reveals two new ways to identify genes that routinely are missed in studies using a common gene-sequencing method. Many of these missed genes are associated with leukemia, psoriasis, heart failure, and other diseases. Show More Summary
New study reveals how the mitochondrial power grid that distributes energy in heart muscle cells limits widespread damage from local failures.
In patients experiencing a worsening of heart failure, the primary objective of treatment should be the patient-centric goal of symptom relief, says the author of an editorial in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medic...
The heart is one of the least regenerative organs in the body. Given that, it is interesting to see that in some heart failure patients, the use of mechanical devices to assist heart function gives the heart a chance to somewhat restore itself. Show More Summary
Transplant recipient Derek Fitzgerald, 44, has competed in nine Ironman triathlons in the past six years. And he's done so with someone else's heart.
(Newcastle University) A study has shown that nearly 40 percent of severe heart failure patients initially fitted with a mechanical heart which was later removed go on to fully recover.
Treating heart failure using muscle stem cells taken from the patient may be a viable option. A new study demonstrates its safety in human patients.
(Reuters Health) - - Patching the heart with sheets of patients' own cells might improve symptoms in some cases of severe heart failure, an early study suggests.
(Case Western Reserve University) Researchers led by Julian E. Stelzer, PhD, associate professor in the department of physiology and biophysics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, have found a new target for drug developers seeking straightforward ways to improve cardiac output in heart failure patients.
Researchers led by Julian E. Stelzer, PhD, associate professor in the department of physiology and biophysics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, have found a new target for drug developers seeking straightforward ways to improve cardiac output in heart failure patients.
Broiler birds are bred to grow so large so fast, they suffer crippling leg deformities that prevent billions of them from even walking. They live in chronic pain and suffer heart attacks and lung failure at alarming rates. Photo by iStockphoto Last...Show More Summary
(The Endocrine Society) Patients with more severe heart failure have higher levels of the thyroid hormones TSH and T4 and lower T3 levels, and those with higher T4 levels may be more likely to have atrial fibrillation, new research reports. The study results will be presented Sunday, April 2, at ENDO 2017, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Orlando, Fla.
Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko died Saturday of heart failure in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he taught at the University of Tulsa. He was 84 years old. Continue reading ? The post Yevgeny Yevtushenko, acclaimed Russian poet, dies at 84 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Hollywood knows in its heart of hearts that TV and movie audiences won’t buy a female protagonist (witness the failure of the Ghostbusters remake.) But they feel compelled to cast a woman lead to make their shows more “interesting” and appealing to women. Show More Summary
Last year’s FDA approved Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan) tablets to treat heart failure has been shown to help type 2 diabetes patients with their blood sugar management, too. As Norman Stockbridge, M.D., Ph.D, director of the Cardiovascular and Renal Products Division at the FDA said in an FDA press release regarding the drug’s intended action, “Heart failure is […]
This took so long, but we're glad George Michael has finally been laid to rest. His funeral took place Wednesday, three months after the singer passed away from a heart failure on December 25, 2016 at the age of 53. Related: George's Boyfriend Breaks Silence After Cause Of Death Revealed A rep for the international superstar told People: "We [...]
(European Society of Cardiology) A new record for original science submissions has been set for the world's leading heart failure congress. In addition to the main abstract program, highly anticipated results from major studies will be presented in the late breaking trial sessions.