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Article ID: 716071

Space research helps patients on Earth with low blood pressure condition

UT Southwestern Medical Center

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaching, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are publishing heart-related space research that helps us to understand the problem of low blood pressure.

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18-Jul-2019 6:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Disrupting Immune Cell Behavior May Contribute to Heart Disease And Failure, Study Shows

Article ID: 716009

Disrupting Immune Cell Behavior May Contribute to Heart Disease And Failure, Study Shows

Johns Hopkins Medicine

On an ice hockey team, the players all start off with identical uniforms, skates and a stick. But if you take one of them, add padding, a glove, and a mask; and switch the stick to one with a larger blade, then you get a goalie. Now, the player has morphed — or differentiated — into a one with a specific function: protect the goal from invading pucks.

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Article ID: 715910

University of Michigan partnership guides new approach to acute aortic dissection

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Upon uncovering that inadequate blood flow can be a more imminent, life-threatening problem than aortic rupture for some patients, doctors emerge with a new procedural method.

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16-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Bioengineered cell walls open new medical, research possibilities

Article ID: 715899

Bioengineered cell walls open new medical, research possibilities

Penn State College of Engineering

Biomedical engineers at Penn State have developed a process to build protective, synthetic plant cell walls around animal cells. The work, published in Nature Communications, could hold significant potential for a variety of medical and biomanufacturing applications for human health.

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16-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Save Your Money: Vast Majority Of Dietary Supplements Don’t Improve Heart Health or Put Off Death

Article ID: 715768

Save Your Money: Vast Majority Of Dietary Supplements Don’t Improve Heart Health or Put Off Death

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and other nutrient supplements or diets cannot be linked to longer life or protection from heart disease.

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16-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Keck School of Medicine of USC Promotes Patient Diversity in Cardiac Surgery Clinical Trials

Article ID: 715850

Keck School of Medicine of USC Promotes Patient Diversity in Cardiac Surgery Clinical Trials

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

A highly competitive $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will support Keck School of Medicine of USC efforts to recruit patients from underrepresented populations into cardiac surgery clinical trials.

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16-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Eating a bit less reduces heart attack risk, study shows

Article ID: 715687

Eating a bit less reduces heart attack risk, study shows

University of Sydney

The link between obesity and cardiovascular disease is well-known but in what is believed to be the first study of its kind, an international team has found even restricting calorie intake moderately, by people only marginally overweight, can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack.

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12-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715558

Even in Svelte Adults, Cutting About 300 Calories Daily Protects the Heart

Duke Health

In adults already at a healthy weight or carrying just a few extra pounds, cutting around 300 calories a day significantly improved already good levels of cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and other markers.

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10-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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