News tagged with heart disease

Why humans outlive apes

The same evolutionary genetic advantages that have helped increase human lifespans also make us uniquely susceptible to diseases of aging such as cancer, heart disease and dementia, reveals a study to be published in a special ...

dateJan 26, 2010 in Evolution
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Promise of nanodiamonds for safer gene therapy

Gene therapy holds promise in the treatment of a myriad of diseases, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among many others. However, developing a scalable system for delivering genes to cells both efficiently and ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Bypassing bypass surgery

Although open-heart surgery is a frequent treatment for heart disease, it remains extremely dangerous. Now groundbreaking research from Dr. Britta Hardy of Tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine has shown the potential ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Biochemistry
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