Tag: heart tissue

Biomarker, Innovation

Harmful alcohol consumption pattern may damage heart tissue

December 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A pattern of harmful alcohol consumption, or heavy drinking, increases level of blood biomarkers indicating heart tissue damage, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the open access journal of the American Heart […]

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, Med Tech

Micro heart muscle created from stem cells

April 21, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have invented a new way to create three-dimensional human heart tissue from stem cells. The tissue can be used to model disease and test drugs, and it opens the door for a precision medicine approach […]