Category Archives: cardiac hypertrophy

Study identifies protein with power to improve heart function.

The human heart is a remarkable muscle, beating more than 2 billion times over the average life span.  However, the heart’s efficiency can decrease over time. One major contributor to this decreased function is cardiac hypertrophy, a thickening of the heart muscle, resulting in a decrease in the size of the left and right ventricles. This makes the heart work

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