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Don’t miss a beat: Computer simulations may treat most common heart rhythm disorder

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have successfully created personalized digital replicas of the upper chambers of the heart and used them to guide the precise treatment of patients suffering from persistent irregular heartbeats.

19 Aug 2019 Nature Biomedical Engineering

Apples, tea and moderation — the 3 ingredients for a long life

People who habitually consumed moderate to high amounts of foods rich in flavonoids, compounds found in plant-based foods and drinks, were less likely to die from cancer or heart disease.

13 Aug 2019 Nature Communications

3D printing new parts for our broken hearts

The technique has allowed the researchers to overcome many challenges associated with existing 3D bioprinting methods, and to achieve unprecedented resolution and fidelity using soft and living materials.

1 Aug 2019 Science

Finnish people’s unique genetic makeup offers clues to disease

The research identified 26 potentially harmful DNA variations relevant to cardiovascular and metabolic health.

31 Jul 2019 Nature

Dragon heart

First sequence of the Komodo dragon genome reveals clues about its evolution

29 Jul 2019 Nature Ecology & Evolution

Study finds Nunavik Inuit are genetically unique

Variants found in this population may predispose to brain aneurysm

22 Jul 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Coffee not as bad for heart and circulatory system as previously thought

Coffee does not stiffen your arteries.

2 Jun 2019 British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference

Machine learning overtakes humans in predicting death or heart attack

Machine algorithm uses 85 variables to calculate risk in individuals.

12 May 2019 The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC)