People with diabetes have a two to five time higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. For decades physicians have noticed unhealthy changes in the hearts of diabetics called diabetic cardiomyopathy, … Continue Reading Study identifies RNA-based mechanism underlying how diabetes damages the heart.
Stress-induced Cardiomyopathy (SIC) is a temporary condition where a person’s heart muscle becomes suddenly weakened or ‘stunned’ and the left ventricle changes shape. Patients with SIC generally show no symptoms … Continue Reading Researchers identify rare genes linked to stress-triggered heart disease.
Decreased blood levels of a kidney-derived protein called Klotho increases the risk of heart disease in mice with kidney disease, according to a study from UT Southwestern Medical Center. If … Continue Reading Biomarker identifies heart problems in mice with kidney disease.
Engineers at the University of California and the Gregorio Marañon Hospital have determined for the first time the impact of a ring-shaped vortex on transporting blood flow in normal and … Continue Reading Researchers image impact of ring-shaped vortex within the human heart for the first time.