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Protein that mimics exercise effects may treat heart failure, says study

Researchers discover protein cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) that can trick heart into pumping more blood, just as it does in response to exercise.

10 Aug 2017 9:06 AM

Air pollution may increase heart disease risk: study

Changes in HDL levels may already appear after brief and medium-length exposures to air pollution, researchers said.

14 Apr 2017 8:59 PM

Scientists develop new drug target for heart failure patients

Doctors can directly create a solution for the target protein so that it can improve heart function

05 Apr 2017 10:14 AM

Newer type 2 diabetes drugs show heart protective quality: study

The drugs, known as SGLT-2 inhibitors, work by removing blood sugar via the urine.

20 Mar 2017 9:48 PM

Surgery for weight loss can reduce heart failure risk

Surgery patients had an average weight loss of 18.8 kg (41.4 lb) more after one year than obese people who instead relied on diet.

16 Mar 2017 3:04 PM


FDA approves first drug to limit frequent waking to urinate

The treatment is a nasal spray intended for adults who wake up at least twice a night to urinate.

04 Mar 2017 7:59 PM

Anti-cancer agent promotes heart tissue regeneration

The heart does not continuously renew throughout life.

04 Feb 2017 12:03 PM

Being more social may improve patient health

Programmes that take advantage of naturally occurring relationships can be very effective.

01 Jan 2017 6:00 PM

Alarming rise in heart diseases in India: experts

The number of cardiac patients in Kerala is three times more than that of the national average.

10 Dec 2016 11:47 AM

Palliative care linked to better, if not longer, life

Too often palliative care is equated to ‘hospice’ or end of life care but palliative care is much more than that.

23 Nov 2016 9:17 AM