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
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)