Tag: heart muscle

Innovation, Research

Using small molecules to regenerate heart tissue

April 24, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and responsible for almost 1 in 4 deaths in the country. An adverse cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack, typically damages the cells that make up the […]

Innovation, Research

US researchers create artificial patch to repair dead heart muscle

November 30, 2017


Biomedical engineers at US’ Duke University have developed a fully functioning artificial human heart muscle to repair dead muscle in patients. Claimed to be strong and electrically active, the artificial muscle could be patched over the damage usually observed in […]