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Heart cells’ environment a potentially major factor in heart disease

By William Weir When it comes to heart disease, the health of the scaffold where cardiac cells grow may be a much bigger factor than previously believed. Stuart Campbell, associate professor of biomedical engineering & cellular and molecular physiology, led a team of researchers examined the effects of a diseased extracellular matrix (ECM) — the… Read More »

World first heart mitral valve procedure

Video World first heart mitral valve procedure2:14 Surgeons at St Andrews Hospital in Adelaide have successfully implanted a heart mitral valve via a vein. July 1st 2019 2 days ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Lifestyle – syndicated/Health/ Health World first heart mitral valve procedure2:14 July 1st 2019 2 days ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Lifestyle – syndicated/Health/ The common yet deadly baby virus… Read More »

Can blueberries protect heart health?

According to a new study, consuming 1 cup of blueberries each day might improve the metabolic markers associated with cardiovascular risk. Blueberries are tasty, but are they good for our hearts? Blueberries are delicious and nutritious; if they could also lower the risk of heart disease, that would be a bonus. For that reason, the… Read More »