About a decade ago, researchers began speculating that failing hearts
might be aided by fresh muscle cells.
Better yet, given our advanced understanding of heart
failure, many patients can forego the need for transplant entirely thanks to new technologies and medications, in addition to lifestyle and diet changes.
Identifying these molecules and the heart
-forming zones created where they overlap suggests future strategies for therapies to treat damaged or ailing hearts
, Olson suggests.
Some high school athletes do exactly that, but we notice those who are taller or bigger or faster before those who have true heart
Now his parents and his Packard Children's 'family' of doctors, nurses and staff are celebrating the beating of Jason's new heart
The researchers report in the June Journal of Pathology that 11 of the 29 Chagas patients had evidence of so-called membrane-attack-complex proteins in their heart
cells, whereas only 1 of the 22 people who hadn't been infected with Chagas' disease had the immune proteins in heart
As part of Rite Aid's Healthy Heart
initiative, all Rite Aid stores will offer a special gift with purchase.
The discovery by Yale University researchers suggests that biological factors, not differences in medical care, largely explain why heart
attacks are more deadly for women.
Helfer, "The MYO-VAD technology has already demonstrated its ability to support suddenly failing hearts
(such as in a heart
The treatment stimulated stem cells to migrate to dead areas of the dogs' hearts
and, once there, to regenerate muscle and arteries.
10--Color) It looks like a box of candy conversation hearts
, but there's a pair of Tweety print panties tucked inside, $6, from Warner Bros.
Abiomed has been a leader in recovering patients' hearts
following an acute event and with this approval, we have expanded our product portfolio to treat patients with chronic heart
failure as well," said Michael R.