cardiac cells

Rest can undo damage to heart cells


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) The damage to cardiac cells after a heart failure can be undone by allowing the heart to rest, according to new study.Findings from an Imperial College ... Read more...

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Your child’s milk tooth can save her life


March 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Is your child about to lose her milk tooth? Instead of throwing it away, you can now opt to use it to harvest stem cells ... Read more...

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Tasar silk could help heal damaged hearts


January 30th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Silk is set to make a leap from dressing Indian brides to potentially growing replacement tissue for damaged hearts, keeping them healthy and evergreen. Max Planck ... Read more...

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New stem cells could help heal damaged hearts


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Damaged hearts could mend themselves with the help of a method that coaxes stem cells to develop into cardiac cells, say researchers. Scientists in China have ... Read more...

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Scientists grow heart cells in lab


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Scientists have hit upon a new and reliable way of producing heart cells in a lab, which would help in the battle against heart diseases.The Monash ... Read more...

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Food-borne bacteria causes difficult-to-treat heart infections


January 27th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists have found that particular strains of a food-borne bacteria are able to invade the heart, leading to serious and difficult-to-treat heart infections.The bacteria Listeria monocytogenes is commonly ... Read more...

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Stem cells from patients could help test cardiac disease treatments


January 18th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Stem cells derived from a patient with an inherited heart disease could help test specific treatments for the disease, known as long QT syndrome, say scientists.Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Low fat food ‘isn’t healthy if it’s high in sugar’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found that a diet high in sugar can cause health damage even when a person is not overweight.Signs of impaired heart functioning were seen ... Read more...

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New scaffold designed to fix a broken heart


August 10th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed a scaffold that supports the growth and integration of stem cell-derived cardiac muscle cells-a feat that offers hope for achieving what the body can't do- ... Read more...

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Protein that helps heart muscle contract identified


February 16th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A protein called B1N1 that is necessary for the heart to contract has been discovered by researchers.The finding, published in the Feb. 16 issue of the open access ... Read more...

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Scientists make stem cells pluripotent using virus-free technique


February 8th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new and easier way to transform stem cells from human fat into induced pluripotent stem cells using virus-free techniques.Experts at the Stanford University School ... Read more...

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Researchers discover protein that contributes to a healthy heart


November 26th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) The heart has to be extremely durable and tough to pump 250 million litres of blood through the body in the course of a single lifetime. Now, researchers ... Read more...

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Fatty apron over stomach, intestines may help grow patches of cells for heart repair


August 30th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): A team of researchers in Israel have successfully grown patches of cells for heart repair by conducting experiments on rats.Smadar Cohen, a tissue engineer at Ben-Gurion University ... Read more...

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Chickens could help provide solutions for human heart abnormalities


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): By focussing on chickens'' hearts, a scientist at University of Missouri has identified some proteins in the heart muscle that are critical in regulating embryonic heartbeat control.Knowledge ... Read more...

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Chickens could answer riddles of the human heart


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Researchers are looking to chicken to figure out the riddles of the human heart.The heart is the first organ to develop and is critical in supplying blood to ... Read more...

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Foetal heart can repair itself to be fully functional by birth


October 16th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): A team of German and Aussie researchers has found that the heart can regenerate itself to such an extent that it is fully functional by birth, even ... Read more...

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Folic acid found to safeguard diabetic heart


June 14th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 14 (IANS) Folic acid has been found to protect the heart muscle from the onslaught of high glucose levels experienced by diabetics. The team from Charles Sturt University (CSU) in ... Read more...

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Popeye’s spinach may protect diabetics from heart attacks


June 12th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): Eating a lot of spinach may prevent diabetics from heart attacks because it is rich in folic acid, which plays a big role in protecting the heart ... Read more...

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Now heart and blood cells from mouse skin cells


May 1st, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Cardiac cells grown from mouse skin cells can be re-programmed into cells with the same unlimited properties as embryonic stem cells, according to a promising new study. The ... Read more...

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Scientists create heart, blood cells from reprogrammed mouse skin cells


May 1st, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Experts at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have successfully created functioning cardiac cells from mouse skin cells.The researchers have revealed that they began their study ... Read more...

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Researchers characterize missing link in a heart disease pathway


December 23rd, 2007 - 6:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan have helped distinguish a previously unknown link in the chain of biochemical reactions implicated in some forms of heart disease.A team ... Read more...

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