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A new way to identify genes linked to heart failure

The study could open the way to earlier identification of people at risk of heart failure and to the development of new treatments.
AI technology to predict deadly heart attacks

AI technology to predict deadly heart attacks

Researchers have developed a heart ‘fingerprint’ to tailor personalized treatment for people at high risk of a deadly heart attack.
Heart Credit: Geralt (Pixabay)

New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts

A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could be the answer to developing a desperately-needed treatment for heart failure.
Higher weight in young children increase the risk of higher blood pressure

Higher weight in young children increases the risk of higher blood pressure

Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight for their age...
Statins reduce heart attack and stroke risk in older people

Statins reduce heart attack and stroke risk in older people

Statins work by lowering cholesterol. They are one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the UK, based on a wealth of evidence that...
Aspirin reduces heart attack risk but increases chance of dangerous bleeding

Aspirin reduces heart attack risk but increases chance of dangerous bleeding

Cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term for any condition affecting the heart and blood vessels and is the leading cause of heart attack and...
Cardiac events, stroke lead to loss of work, reduced income in survivors of working age

Cardiac events, stroke lead to loss of work, reduced income in survivors of working...

Cardiac events, stroke listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 836,546. One-third of heart attacks, 25% of strokes and 40% of...
How ambulance crews can improve heart attack diagnosis?

How ambulance crews can improve heart attack diagnosis?

Scientists at the Kingston University and St George's, University of London, in collaboration with Swansea University and the University of Leeds have carried out a...
Figure 1. Monitoring of photosynthetic oxygen production in cyanobacteria using ANA sensor ANA sensor was added to the culture of cyanobacteria, and the fluorescence of ANA sensor was monitored. Fluorescence of ANA sensor started to increase after 15 min of illumination, indicating the ANA sensor detected oxygen produced by cyanobacteria.

Genetically encoded oxygen sensor tracks changes in oxygen levels with very high sensitivity

In light of a protein from E. coli, researchers at Tokyo Tech have built up a fluorescent protein sensor ready to give ongoing data...

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