Last update:

Cardiology news

Neuroscience

High blood pressure may cause poor communication between brain regions

A test that measures blood flow changes in the brain shows people with high blood pressure are more likely to experience poorer communication between brain regions than those with normal blood pressure, according to a small ...

Cardiology

Impact of psoriasis explored for hospital outcomes of acute MI

(HealthDay)—Myocardial infarction (MI) events may occur earlier in life in patients with psoriasis, which in turn may affect hospital outcomes, according to a study published online Sept. 11 in the Journal of the American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers find MIS-C associated with myocardial injury

Using sensitive parameters to assess cardiac function, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that cardiac involvement in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) differs from Kawasaki ...

Cardiology

Inherited high cholesterol: Can nutrition help?

"My cholesterol is too high," a patient explained. "But I can't help it. It's hereditary." She was right. Her type of high cholesterol is called familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). It's an inherited genetic defect that causes ...

Cardiology

Recurrent heart attacks on the decline, yet risk remains high

After surviving a heart attack, the proportion of patients who experience a repeat attack within a year fell between 2008 and 2017, with a greater decline in women than men, according to new research published today in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research produces different results from key China COVID-19 study

Early in the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a small study in China produced results that influenced subsequent research on the virus. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati used the same study parameters on a much larger ...

Medical research

Generation of three-dimensional heart organoids

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) use mouse embryonic stem cells to engineer three-dimensional functional heart organoids resembling the developing heart