April 30, 2014
Regenerative medicine researchers successfully attempted stem cell therapy to repair damaged heart muscle in non-human primates.
November 26, 2013
A city-wide contest to locate as many of Seattle’s automatic external defibrillators, or AEDs, netted far more than expected. The challenge arose from the need to map and monitor these devices, which can save the lives of people suffering an out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest.
October 3, 2013
If you witness a heart attack, would you know where the nearest AED is? A Seattle contest will help pre-hospital emergency care leaders locate the city’s automatic external defibrillators, which can help restore normal heart rhythms and coach in CPR.
July 9, 2013
Low vitamin D levels are linked to higher risk of heart disease in whites and Chinese, but not in blacks or Hispanics. The findings underscore the importance of designing medical research that includes a diverse ethnic and racial makeup of participants.
May 29, 2013
Exposure to diesel exhaust undermines one of the body’s protections against heart and blood vessel disease.
March 26, 2013
Scientists come closer to boosting heart muscle by powering its contractile machinery.