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Injectable gel used to prevent heart failure in animal model after heart attack.

During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells within the tissue.  However, the damage doesn’t end after the crushing pain subsides. The heart’s … Continue Reading Injectable gel used to prevent heart failure in animal model after heart attack.

Large-scale human study identifies link between early-stage heart and brain disease.

Cerebral blood flow is rigorously regulated by various mechanisms to safeguard the match between cerebral metabolic demand and supply. The question of how a change in heart health affects cerebral … Continue Reading Large-scale human study identifies link between early-stage heart and brain disease.

First patient in the world bridged to a successful heart transplant via a Total Artificial Heart.

A petite 44-year-old woman has become the first patient in the world to be bridged to a successful heart transplant, that is, to go from needing a transplant to receiving … Continue Reading First patient in the world bridged to a successful heart transplant via a Total Artificial Heart.