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Israeli scientists open prospect of repairing damaged hearts


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 23 (IANS) In a unique feat, Israeli scientists reprogrammed skin cells from heart failure patients to grow into healthy, new heart muscle cells capable of integrating with ... Read more...

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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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Sugary way to stave off heart disease


December 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Mary Poppins was right when she said that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down -- scientists have now stumbled upon a sugary way ... Read more...

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Patients with HIV infection at greater risk of developing heart failure


April 26th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that patients with HIV infection, who do not have a prior history of coronary heart disease, may be at a higher risk of developing ... Read more...

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HIV may be risk factor in heart failure


April 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Patients with HIV infection without a prior history of coronary heart disease may be at a higher risk of developing heart failure."Heavy alcohol consumption, which is ... Read more...

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Human stem cells from fat tissue successfully fuse with rat heart cells and beat


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists have successfully fused human stem cells derived from subcutaneous adipose (fat) tissue with muscle cells from rat hearts.And, not only did these cells 'talk' to form new ... Read more...

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A rare transplant leaves a man with two hearts


February 24th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A California man can boast of two hearts after doctors performed a procedure on him to add a healthy heart to his defective one.36-year-old Tyson Smith ... Read more...

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Stem cells from aged, damaged hearts could be used to treat heart failure


November 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that cardiac stem cells - even in elderly and sick patients - could generate new heart muscle and vessel tissue and be used ... 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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Now, body cells can be regenerated into heart muscles


August 6th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have discovered how the cells in one's body can be used to regenerate heart muscles.GICD director Deepak Srivastava and ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney feeling better after getting hospital treatment


June 28th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President Dick Cheney is said to be feeling better after his hospital stint over the weekend. He is still hospitalized in Washington because he ... Read more...

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Mechanical heart pumps may save lives


June 15th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have suggested that some patients with life-threatening heart failure can be helped by mechanical heart pumps.As part of their thesis, a ... Read more...

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Transplanted adult stem cells could heal injured hearts


May 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): In a study on mouse model, scientists found that human adult stem cells injected around the damage caused by a heart attack survived in the heart and improved ... Read more...

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Now, a novel way of treating cardiac disorders


January 19th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Potassium modulates your heartbeat, say scientists in a significant discovery that could open up an entirely new way of treating cardiac disorders. Agricultural Research (AgR) scientists, working with ... Read more...

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New heart procedure that eliminates X-ray exposure developed


January 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a ground-breaking technique that could eliminate radiation exposure in patients to treat common heart disorder.Experts at the University of Virginia Health System developed ... Read more...

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India will get Gorshkov in good shape: Russian envoy


December 14th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.14 (ANI): It's official now. After India, Russia has also confirmed that problems relating to the price of the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov has been sorted out, and it ... Read more...

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Potential new heart attack biomarker identified


December 11th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Researchers in the UK have identified a potential new diagnostic biomarker for heart attacks.Presently, one of the gold-standards for diagnosis of heart attacks, or acute myocardial infarctions, is ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor tweeted about her medical procedure


October 7th, 2009 - 3:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ravishing beauty Elizabeth Taylor is about to undergo a new heart procedure that would improve her heart function that "involves repairing my leaky valve ... Read more...

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New heart pump needs no wires


September 16th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Heart pumps, hooked with wires to power themselves, end up seriously infecting nearly 40 percent of patients. Scientists have now developed the technology to power heart pump wirelessly ... Read more...

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World’s longest surviving heart transplant recipient dies of cancer


August 13th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Tony Huesman, the world's longest surviving heart transplant recipient, has passed away after being given a new heart at Stanford University in California in 1978.Huesman's family said he ... Read more...

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UK’s first keyhole surgery to replace worn out heart valve completed


April 6th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Surgeons at King's College Hospital in London have for the first time in Britain achieved a breakthrough in replacing a worn out prosthetic heart valve with a new ... Read more...

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Heart cells can develop into adulthood


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): In what may eventually hold great significance for patients who have suffered myocardial damage as a result of a heart attack, a study has shown that cells in ... Read more...

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Researchers shed light on new heart condition Anergia


March 12th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Researchers are shedding new light on a syndrome affecting nearly 40 percent of older adults with heart failure: anergia. Anergia, or lack of energy, is a newly delineated, ... Read more...

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Reducing salt intake may lead to fewer deaths


March 12th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A reduction in salt consumption by people may help decrease the incidences of death, say researchers. Making a presentation at the American Heart Associations 49th Annual Conference ... Read more...

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Lowering salt intake could could mean fewer heart attacks, deaths


March 12th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) For every gram of salt that Americans reduce in their daily diets, over 200,000 deaths and quarter million new heart disease cases could be averted over a decade, ... Read more...

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Defective heart valve in 91-year-old replaced through tiny incision


February 22nd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) When 91-year-old Irvin Lafferty was diagnosed with severe blockage of heart valve-hardening that is formally known as aortic valve stenosis open-heart surgery was out of the question. He'd already ... Read more...

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Stem cell heart surgery may spell the end for transplantation


December 4th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): British scientists have developed a new technique that can rebuild a severely damaged heart, and one day, might replace the need for transplantation.Researchers at Imperial College London ... Read more...

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Stem cells from umbilical cord blood may help build new heart valves


November 11th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Doctors may one day be able to use stem cells taken from umbilical cord blood to build new heart valves for babies born with heart defects, say ... Read more...

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Scientists grow heart-derived stem cells into heart muscle cells


April 24th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Dutch researchers have made a breakthrough in stem cell research by successfully growing stem cells from adult human heart into new heart muscle cells.The team at University ... Read more...

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‘Mutant’ proteins could pave way for new heart disease treatment


March 25th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 25 (ANI): A researcher at Florida State University College of Medicine has developed 'mutant' proteins that could pave the way for treatment of heart disease.Michael Blaber, a ... Read more...

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Breakthrough as researchers create beating heart


January 14th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
London, January 14 (ANI): A very significant breakthrough has been made at the University of Minnesota, with researchers creating a beating heart in laboratory.Lead researcher Doris Taylor, Director of the Center ... Read more...

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