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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

Category: News


Protein linked to heart failure

Elevated levels of the protein CIB1 causes enlargement of the heart and subsequent heart failure, according to rodent research.

Mending Broken Hearts

This animation video from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) shows how stem cells might be used to repair damaged hearts one day.

UK animal procedures up by 3% in 2010

The UK Home Office has released figures showing that the number of research procedures using animals last year increased by 3% to just over 3.7 million.

Skin cells turned into heart cells

Using human cells to literally rebuild the heart is a distant but realistic prospect for medicine.

Gene therapy reverses heart failure in pigs

Tests in mice and now pigs have shown a new targeted gene therapy can treat a major cause of heart disease.

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