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Growing New Arteries to Bypass Blocked Ones

Growing New Arteries to Bypass Blocked Ones

Prof. Michael-Simons Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) discovered a molecular pathway that can lead to the formation of new arteries after heart attacks, strokes and other acute diseases which can bypass arteries that ...

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Healing the Heart with Electricity

Healing the Heart with Electricity

A research team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, led by Professor Boris Rubinsky, has developed a technique for eliminating recurring blockage of arteries following a heart attack by using short electric pulses. This invention could save the lives of ...

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A Natural Protein Heals Heart Cells

A Natural Protein Heals Heart Cells

A research group from Bristol has found that a naturally occurring protein, known as nerve growth factor, can dramatically improve the survival of heart cells and reduce heart cell damage following a heart attack in mice. The researchers hope that ...

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