Lack of understanding of common heart condition leads to missed treatment opportunities, study suggests
Poor awareness of a condition known as Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) – the cause of a half of all cases of heart failure in England –
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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Autistic individuals are more likely to have chronic physical health conditions, particularly heart, lung, and diabetic conditions, according to a new study by
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~3 min
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Genes that play an important role in allowing SARS-CoV-2 to invade heart cells become more active with age, according to research published today in the
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~4 min
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Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, according to an
July 1, 2020 • ~4 min
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A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require
June 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could be the answer to developing a desperately-needed treatment for heart failure, according to new research by scientists at the University of Cambridge, published in Nature Biotechnology.
Aug. 5, 2019 • ~4 min
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Chris Skidmore, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, today announced a £30 million award to the University of Cambridge to support the new Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute (HLRI).
July 10, 2019 • ~5 min
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Low levels of oxygen in the womb – which can be caused by smoking or conditions such as pre-eclampsia – may cause problems with fertility later in life, a study carried out in rats suggests.
March 29, 2019 • ~4 min
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People with heart disease are more likely to suffer from depression, and the opposite is also true. Now, scientists at the University of Cambridge believe they have identified a link between these two conditions: inflammation – the body’s response to negative environmental factors, such as stress.
March 19, 2019 • ~6 min
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Offspring whose mothers had a complicated pregnancy may be at greater risk of heart disease in later life, according to a new study in sheep. The research, led by a team at the University of Cambridge, suggests that our cards may be marked even before we are born.
Jan. 22, 2019 • ~4 min
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