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'Potential drug to prevent heart failure developed'

October 09, 2019 11:14 am

The study, published in the journal Nature Communications Biology, noted that heart attacks triggered inflammatory responses that cause a scar in the heart which eventually leads to incurable heart failure.

AI may help detect heart failure risk early: Study

September 27, 2019 2:25 pm

The study, published in the journal Circulation, identified 14 regions in the human genome that are associated with the size and function of the left ventricle — each containing genes that regulate the early development of heart chambers and the contraction of heart muscle.

Malaria linked to 30 per cent higher risk of heart failure: Study

September 03, 2019 9:52 am

Around 4,000 malaria cases were identified, with 40 per cent having plasmodium falciparum, a parasite transmitted through mosquito bites that is responsible for the majority of severe malaria cases in humans.

Suffering from insomnia? You may have an increased risk of heart failure

August 20, 2019 1:25 pm

Researchers found genetic variants for insomnia were associated with significantly higher odds of coronary artery disease, heart failure and ischemic stroke – particularly large artery stroke.

Stem cell therapy to treat heart-failure

July 04, 2018 4:32 pm

A new study has found that human stem cell treatment can possibly return the functioning of the heart to 90% normal in those with heart failure. This study was carried out on macaque monkeys first.

No exercise for 6 years can trigger heart failure risk

May 16, 2018 10:37 pm

While it is known that people who are more physically active have lower risks of heart failure than those who are less active, but little is known about the impact of changes in exercise levels over time on heart failure risk.

Heart failure, blood clotting in children can be controlled by soft robotic system

November 23, 2017 5:29 pm

Scientists have designed a soft robotic system with artificial muscles that can assist cardiac function in children who have one-sided heart conditions.

Know the signs of heart failure

September 28, 2017 4:25 pm

Feeling of palpitations and heart throbbing suggests that the heart would be pumping faster to compensate for the reduced functional capacity of the heart.

Optimism tied to lower risk of heart failure

April 10, 2014 2:17 pm

The most optimistic people had a 73 per cent reduced risk of heart failure over the follow-up period.

Flu shot halves risk of stroke in heart patients

October 23, 2013 1:12 pm

Study reviewed six clinical trials on heart health in people who received the flu vaccine.