Can We Stop The Heart From Aging?

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

A powerful genetic tool: single-cell sequencing. It's like going from amateur binoculars to the James Webb Space Telescope, we can now analyse every single cell, like a star in the sky, by parsing its DNA inside an aging heart.

CRISPR Gene Therapy Will Aim To Prevent Heart Attacks

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

If successful, it'll be the first foray of using base editors directly inside the body, and a potentially permanent solution for managing heart attacks.

Next-Generation Total Artificial Heart Successfully Transplanted into First US Patient

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 4th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

Embedded sensors automatically adapt blood flow to a person’s needs in any given moment; if, for example, they’re exercising, blood flow will increase. It's this aspect that has earned the Carmat heart the designation of 'next-generation'

Google Glass helps cardiologists complete difficult coronary artery blockage surgery

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Cardiologists have used Google Glass in a challenging surgical procedure, successfully clearing a blockage in the coronary artery.