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heart disease therapy

Scientists Maps Molecular Mechanisms Crucial for New Approach to Heart Disease...

Creating new healthy heart muscle cells within a patient’s own ailing heart. This is how scientists hope to reverse heart disease one day. Today,...
asthma

For City Kids with Asthma, Telemedicine and In-School Care Cut ER...

Children with asthma in the Rochester City School District who received a combination of telemedicine support and school-based medication therapy were almost half as...
stem cells

Cellular Barcoding Helps Scientists Understand the Behavior of Stem Cells

By tagging bone marrow cells of mice with a genetic label, or barcode, researchers were able to track and describe the family tree of...
sleep

To Sleep or Not: Researchers Explore Complex Genetic Network Behind Sleep...

Scientists have identified differences in a group of genes they say might help explain why some people need a lot more sleep — and...
blood pressure

Combination Low-Salt and Heart-Healthy “Dash” Diet as Effective as Drugs for...

A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy...
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With Midlife Comes Sexual Wisdom: Pitt Research Shows Women’s Sexuality Adapts...

While women experience changes with the menopausal transition that can negatively affect their sex lives, they often adapt behaviorally and psychologically to these changes,...
blood vessel

Long-lasting Blood Vessel Repair in Animals via Stem Cells

Stem cell researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have made an advance toward having a long-lasting "repair caulk" for blood vessels. The research...
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For Post-Menopausal Women, Vaginal Estrogens Do Not Raise Risk of Cancer,...

Findings Women who have gone through menopause and who have been using a vaginal form of estrogen therapy do not have a higher risk of...
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In Assessing Risk of Hormone Therapy for Menopause, Dose — Not...

Findings When it comes to assessing the risk of estrogen therapy for menopause, how the therapy is delivered — taking a pill versus wearing a...
e-cigarettes

Chest Physicians Split on Pros and Cons of E-cigarettes

Patients are asking their chest physicians about using e-cigarettes to quit smoking, but those physicians are divided about whether the products do more harm...
mitochondria

Researchers Discover Mitochondrial “Circuit Breaker” That Protects Heart from Damage

A team of scientists from the National Institutes of Health has discovered biological mechanisms that appear to prevent damage to the heart muscle’s “power...
hypertriglyceridemia

UCLA Researchers Discover a New Cause of High Plasma Triglycerides

People with hypertriglyceridemia often are told to change their diet and lose weight. But a high-fat diet isn’t necessarily the cause for everyone with...
Cholesterol Distribution

Researchers Explore a New Method to Study Cholesterol Distribution on Cells

Researchers from UCLA and the University of Western Australia have developed a new way of visualizing the distribution of cholesterol in cells and tissues....
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Research Consortium Finds New Risk Factors for COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Lung Association. There are...
testosterone

Benefits of Testosterone Therapy in Older Men Are Mixed

Older men with low testosterone levels showed improved bone density and strength, as well as reduced anemia, after one year of testosterone therapy, according...
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Long-term Oxygen Treatment Does Not Benefit Some COPD Patients

“For the most part, this treatment did not improve or prolong life in study participants.” —James P. Kiley, Ph.D., Director, NHLBI, Division of Lung Diseases Newly...
Platelets

Strength Test for Platelets

Bleeding disorders could one day be diagnosed by putting platelets through strength tests, researchers have proposed. Biomedical engineers from Emory University and the Georgia Institute of...
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Pitt Study of Early Onset Menopausal Symptoms Could Predict Heart Disease

Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) when compared to women with later...
Menopause

Menopause, Sleepless Nights May Make Women Age Faster

In a pair of studies published today UCLA researchers report that menopause accelerates biological aging and that insomnia, which often accompanies menopause, also has...
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Study shows opioids increase risk of death when compared to other...

Long-acting opioids are associated with a significantly increased risk of death when compared with alternative medications for moderate-to-severe chronic pain, according to a Vanderbilt...