1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have shown for the first time that it is possible to stimulate the heart to heal itself without the use of stem cell technology.
A team of scientists have developed a patch which could help the heart to heal after damage.
Researchers have discovered one reason why broccoli and other green leafy vegetables are definitely good for you.
We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months.
Research on bears has extended our understanding of large mammal hibernation.
The severity of a heart attack can be determined using tiny implanted sensors, according to new research on mice. Similar sensors could be used to monitor people at high risk of heart attack.
Heart attacks and strokes could be prevented using a new method of blood vessel regeneration, according to research on mice.
Work with mice has shown that the elevated levels of nitric oxide produced during exercise protect the heart from injury during a heart attack.
A protein known to reduce cholesterol also inhibits the formation of blood clots.
Human hearts cannot repair themselves after a heart attack damages heart muscle.
Continuing our video series on the patient benefits of animal research, a patient interviews a scientist on how stem cells, based on animal research, may be used to repair hearts.
Scientists working with both mice and people have found that painkillers could actually hinder the body’s recovery after a heart attack.