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Gene therapy may hold key to treating life-threatening Danon disease

Gene therapy may hold key to treating life-threatening Danon disease

A new study has found that  gene therapy improved cardiac, muscle and liver function in Danon disease mouse models. Danon disease is a very rare,...
Avoidable deficiencies in heart failure cost NHS £21m

Avoidable deficiencies in heart failure cost NHS £21m

Real-world NHS data has revealed that inadequate management of iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in heart failure patients is costing the...
New NHS approach to cardiac rehabilitation could save 20,000 lives

New NHS approach to cardiac rehabilitation could save 20,000 lives

A new projects aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation that could save up to 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions. Experts from...
How the zebrafish is helping scientists repair the heart after a heart attack

How the zebrafish is helping scientists repair the heart after a heart attack

An immune cell is shown for the first time to be involved in creating the scar that could help to repair the heart after...
Lack of sleep could be linked to heart disease in disadvantaged people

Lack of sleep in disadvantaged people could be linked to heart disease

Socieconomically disadvantaged groups are more likely to have poor sleep due to life factors such as financial worry or working multiple jobs. A new study,...
New AI tool can predict life expectancy in heart failure patients

New AI tool can predict life expectancy in heart failure patients

Physicists and cardiologists have utilised machine learning to come up with a new algorithm. This new Artificial Intelligence algorithm can predict life expectancy in heart...
How physical activity may actually be bad for your heart

How physical activity may actually be bad for your heart

Could psychical activity sometimes be bad for your heart? A new study has shown how, in some cases, physical activity can have a negative impact...
New 3D printing technique for biomaterials offers a major step forward

New 3D printing technique for biomaterials offers a major step forward

A new way of 3D printing soft materials such as gels and collagens offers a major step forward in the manufacture of artificial medical...

New technology could monitor heart failure in the home

A scale has been launched that holds promise for monitoring those suffering with heart failure in their homes. Heart failure affects 6.5 million Americans and...
Discover the self-testing pathway for patients with long term heart conditions

Discover the self-testing pathway for patients with long term heart conditions

According to researchers, a self-testing pathway for patients receiving treatment for long term heart conditions in Manchester, UK, has significantly increased the quality of...
CTEPH

BPA in inoperable CTEPH patients

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a common form of pulmonary hypertension. Up to 5% of patients who survive acute pulmonary embolism will develop...

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