Friday, May 27, 2022

Heart

Performing routine activities can significantly benefit cardiovascular health

Running or brisk walking is not the only way to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Scientists identified potential therapeutic targets for aortic stenosis

New insights into the molecular and cellular development of a rare heart defect.

Men who worry more are at higher risk of developing cardiometabolic disease

Men who worry more may develop heart disease and diabetes risk factors at younger ages.

Studying the effect of exercise at various ages on plaque formation

Simulation models exercise, age effects on plaque formation in arteries.

New technology to aid surgeons with keyhole heart valve surgery

It will prevent converting a keyhole heart valve operation to open-heart surgery.

First successful transplant of porcine heart into an adult human with end-stage heart disease

The first-of-its-kind transplant was the patient’s only option for survival.

Exposure to toxic metals could cause atherosclerosis

Toxic metals in the environment may increase the risk of atherosclerosis.

A daily dose of yogurt could be the next go-to food for managing high blood pressure

The study examined the associations between yogurt intake, blood pressure, and cardiovascular risk factors.

Using AI to identify the risk of atrial fibrillation

AI-based method predicts risk of atrial fibrillation, helping clinicians protect patients’ heart health.

Bioengineers discovered new mechanism driving the growth of heart valves

New way heart valves grow – and go wrong.

This drug could improve heart function in diabetic people

Drug could help diabetic hearts recover after a heart attack.

Stress hormone sensitivity could increase the risk of heart disease

Creating a test that could differentiate between stress hormone-sensitive and resistant people.

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