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Sensors developed that can detect the electrical activity of a single cardiac cell

The first-of-its-kind nanotechnology is capable of measuring signals within individual cells, as well as between cells. The device even found that signals moving within individual cardiac cells move nearly five

Cardiology, Diabetes, Diet, Longevity, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, World health
New study suggests apoB/apoA-1 ratio as an accurate marker for cardiovascular disease

Patients with the highest apoB/apoA-1 levels had a 70% increased risk of severe cardiovascular disease. Overall, the findings suggest that the apoB/apoA-1 ratio is a superior marker for identifying more

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Newly discovered cell believed to regulate heart rate

According to a new study, nexus glial cells in the heart help control heart rate and drive cardiac cell maturation in the embryo. (Photo: A cross-section of the heart tissue

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Viagra analog found to reduce obesity without caloric intake reduction

The Johns Hopkins research team found that the drug, a “cousin” to Viagra, reduced the groups median body weight by -27.5% in female mice and -19.5% in male mice. Obesity

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Plant-based diets associated with significantly lower cardiovascular risk, according to new meta-analysis

New research shows that diets consisting of larger amounts of plant-based foods are associated with a markedly lower cardiovascular risk. Those who consumed large amounts of vegetables (400g) were associated

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Newly developed exosome spray promotes myocardial tissue regeneration

In the post-injury heart, a newly developed exosome spray (EXOS) improved cardiac function, reduced fibrosis, and boosted endogenous myocardial tissue regeneration. Cardiac regenerative medicine has the ability to heal damaged