News tagged with heart function

New drug may reduce heart attack damage

A novel drug that targets a master disease-causing gene can dramatically reduce heart muscle damage after a heart attack and may lead to significantly improved patient outcomes, researchers at the University of New South ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Medical research
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Novel gene found for dilated cardiomyopathy

Researchers in the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have discovered a novel gene responsible for heart muscle disease and chronic heart failure in some children and adults with dilated cardiomyopathy ...

dateJul 13, 2009 in Genetics
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