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ACHD, Congenital Heart Disease, congenital heart , Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiology, Cardiovascular disease (CVD), CVD, UAB

Importance of Lifetime Care for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients

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Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Disease Director Mark Cribbs, M.D.In the last decade, the number of adults living with congenital heart disease began exceeding the number of children living with congenital heart disease, even as treatments improved. That means more and more people are in need of adult care. “The transition from pediatric to adult care can be difficult to navigate,” said Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Disease Director Mark Cribbs, M.

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Heart Disease, Women, surgical revascularization, arterial grafts, Coronary Artery Disease, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Fraser D. Rubens, MD, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

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Organs-on-a-chip, Microfluidics, Cardiomyocytes, Cardiac Cells, perfusion to heart , perfusion culture, static culture, Microtechnology, Nanotechnology, biomedical nanotechnology

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One E-Cigarette with Nicotine Leads to Adrenaline Changes in Nonsmokers’ Hearts

A new UCLA study found that healthy nonsmokers experienced increased adrenaline levels in their heart after one electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) with nicotine. The findings are published in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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Finding a Natural Defense Against Clogged Arteries

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Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified an unexpected natural protective factor against chronic inflammation that drives cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes.

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Alcohol Use Affects Levels of Cholesterol Regulator through Epigenetics

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In an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking alcohol may induce changes to a cholesterol-regulating gene.

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Transformative Gift from The Munk Charitable Foundation Propels the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre into the Future, Cementing its Role as a Global Leader in Cardiovascular Care

University Health Network (UHN) announced today that The Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable Foundation is increasing its support to the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) with a transformative gift of $100 million.

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Scientists Find Way to Convert Bad Body Fat Into Good Fat

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a way to convert white fat, which stores calories, into brown fat that burns them.

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The American Heart Association Partners with Penn Medicine for Three Year Healthy Living Campaign

Today in Philadelphia, Penn Medicine has deepened its commitment to the American Heart Association by announcing a three-year pledge as the market’s first ever Life is Why sponsor. The American Heart Association and Penn Medicine are dedicated to creating a culture of health in Philadelphia by providing local and regional communities with education and resources that advance health and wellness.







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