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Protein infusion could reduce heart failure risk after heart attack

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Heart disease is the biggest killer in the Western world. A part of the problem is that even if one survives a heart attack, damage to the heart muscle results in the formation of thick scar tissue that can increase the chance of heart failure.

Lab-Grown Patch Could Repair Your Heart After a Heart Attack

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women.

Scientists create world's first patient-specific vascularized 3D-printed heart

Posted in Medicine on 16th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Although pieces of heart tissue have previously been bioprinted, scientists have now succeeded in creating the world's first 3D-printed vascularized heart to be made from a patient's own biological materials.

Radar could make for less-biased heart checks

Posted in Science on 16th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

Using radar to monitor people's heartbeats, and the technology could allow for more accurate diagnoses of heart maladies.

Heart Attacks Ruled Out Three Times Faster with New Blood Test

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

Developing improved diagnostics that can quickly discern whether a patient has had a myocardial infarction or heart attack, is imperative.