Heart Disease News
June 28, 2022

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Biochemistry Researchers Repair and Regenerate Heart Muscle Cells

Researchers are reporting new technology that not only repairs heart muscle cells in mice but also regenerates them following a heart attack, or myocardial infarction as its medically ...

Deep Nerve Stimulation Consistently Reduces Blood Pressure

Biomedical engineers are expanding the study of wireless electrodes to treat hypertension and are reporting that blood pressure can be consistently controlled by bioelectronic ...

Height May Be Risk Factor for Multiple Health Conditions

A large genetic study has found that a person's height may affect their risk for several common health conditions in adulthood. Significant findings include a link between height and lower risk of ...

Gut Bacteria Can Make Blood Pressure Medication Less Effective

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in America. It's also one of the most common chronic conditions in the ...
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Spiral Wave Teleportation Theory Offers New Path to Defibrillate Hearts, Terminate Arrhythmias

Researchers offer a new method to disrupt spiral waves that uses less energy and that may be less painful than traditional ...

Cardiac Rehab Attendance Lower Among Asian, Black and Hispanic Adults at All Income Levels, Study Finds

In a study of more than 107,000 people eligible for cardiac rehabilitation programs, Asian, Black and Hispanic adults were significantly less likely to attend cardiac rehabilitation programs compared ...

COVID Vaccines Are Safe for Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

COVID-19 vaccination is not associated with an increased risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with established cardiovascular disease, according to a large ...

Lack of Diversity of Micro-Organisms in the Gut or Elevated Metabolite Implicated in Heart Failure Severity

Some people who experience heart failure have less biodiversity in their gut or have elevated gut metabolites, both of which are associated with more hospital visits and greater risk of death, ...

Math Model Predicts Efficacy of Drug Treatments for Heart Attacks

Researchers used mice to develop a mathematical model of a myocardial infarction. The new model predicts several useful new drug combinations that may one day help treat heart attacks, according to ...

Nordic Walking Improves Functional Capacity in People With Heart Disease

Researchers identified a greater increase in functional capacity, the ability to perform activities of daily living, as a result of Nordic walking in patients with coronary heart disease compared to ...

One-Third of Greenlanders Are at Genetic Risk for High Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Disease

A genetic variant that is present in nearly 30% of Greenlanders is linked to high cholesterol and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new ...

Heart Failure Patients Unvaccinated Against COVID-19 Are Three Times More Likely to Die from It Than Boosted Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds

Heart failure patients who are unvaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are three times more likely to die if infected with the virus compared to fully boosted heart failure ...

Multiple Heart-Related Conditions Linked to Triple Dementia Risk, Regardless of Genetics

Having multiple conditions that affect the heart are linked to a greater risk of dementia than having high genetic risk, according to a largescale new ...

Cigarette Smoking Doubled Risk of Developing Heart Failure, Long-Term Study Finds

A new study has found that people who smoked tobacco cigarettes developed heart failure at twice the rate of those who never smoked. This higher rate occurred in two major heart failure subtypes and ...

Some Blood Pressure Medicine May Decrease the Aneurysm Rupture Risk for People With High Blood Pressure

A new study has found that RAAS inhibitors, a class of blood pressure-lowering medicine, may be better at reducing the risk of brain aneurysm rupture. People with a brain aneurysm -- a weakened area ...

About 3 Grams a Day of Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Blood Pressure, More Research Needed

While there is some evidence that consuming omega-3 fatty acids in food or dietary supplements may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, the optimal amount to consume for this benefit is unclear. A ...

New Research Reveals How the Heart Repairs After a Heart Attack

Immune response and the lymphatic system are central to cardiac repair after a heart attack, according to a new study. These insights into the basic mechanisms of cardiac repair are the first step ...

Epigenetic Markers Predict Complications in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

A new study supports the notion that patients with type 2 diabetes patient should be divided into subgroups and given individualized treatment. The study demonstrates that there are distinct ...

New Gene Identified in Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy

Researchers have used advanced sequencing technology to better understand the heart disease arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, in which heart muscle tissue is replaced by fat cells. Using explanted human ...

How Eating Eggs Can Boost Heart Health

Researchers have shown how moderate egg consumption can increase the amount of heart-healthy metabolites in the ...

Reducing TV Viewing to Less Than One Hour a Day Could Help Prevent More Than One in Ten Cases of Coronary Heart Disease

Watching too much TV is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease regardless of an individual's genetic makeup, say scientists. The researchers show that -- assuming a causal link ...

Lifestyle Changes, Meds Effective to Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes; No Change in CVD

New findings detail the 21-year follow-up of more than 3,200 adults with prediabetes who had participated in the original Diabetes Prevention Program trial. The DPPOS confirmed that treatment through ...

Statement Updates Ambulatory Blood Pressure Classification in Children and Adolescents

The statement provides simplified classifications for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in children and adolescents. ABPM is designed to evaluate a person's blood pressure during daily ...

Alcohol May Be More Risky to the Heart Than Previously Thought

Levels of alcohol consumption currently considered safe by some countries are linked with development of heart ...

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