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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 »

What You Need to Know About Heart Attacks

Time is of the essence if you are having a heart attack. The symptoms may vary from pain in the left arm radiating into the shoulder and neck, shortness of breath, severe indigestion or cramping, profuse sweating, light headiness or nausea. You may have some or many of these symptoms.   The important take away… Read More »

Women call ambulance for husbands with heart attacks but not for themselves

Women call an ambulance for husbands, fathers and brothers with heart attack symptoms but not for themselves. “It’s time for women take care of themselves too” is the main message of two studies from the Polish Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes (PL-ACS) presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 20191,2 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC)… Read More »