heart failure

A man holds a bottle of aspirin in front of a medicine cabinet.
May 17, 2022

Taking a daily low-dose aspirin, a common practice long believed to protect against heart attacks and strokes, is not always a healthy one, says the United States Preventive Services Taskforce.

June 21, 2021

Researchers discover how to mitigate risk of arrhythmia after transplanting heart muscle cells in lab models.

heart stem cell research
June 21, 2021

Dr. Chuck Murry and his team of scientists at UW Medicine’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine believe they’ve created a smoother path to a solution for people suffering from heart failure.

Nurse giving a flu shot
August 26, 2020

A study of more than 80,000 adult patients hospitalized with flu over eight flu seasons found that sudden, serious heart complications occurred in 12% of patients. Dr.

Kepu Savou going for a walk
February 28, 2020

Last August, Kepu Savou, 29,  thought he had a cold until he continued to get worse, suffering from fatigue and shortness of breath. Doctors found the Des Moines, Wash. man had heart failure.

October 1, 2019

The multipurpose energy-and-control stations inside our cells may hold keys to much-needed treatment ideas, according to a National Heart Lung and Blood Institute working group

Rong Tian and a researcher in the lab
October 1, 2019

A new National Institutes of Health report outlines how expanding research on mitochondria could result in new ways of treating heart failure. The latest research shows that this organelle plays more roles in our cells than previously thought. T

August 2, 2019

A mix of cardiac muscle cells and outer heart wall cells, derived from stem cells, is tested in lab studies of heart-mending grafts

May 22, 2019

Findings at nanometer and millisecond scales may help improve design of therapies directed at motor proteins to rescue failing hearts.

Kerry at an appointment
January 15, 2019

If you needed a heart transplant, would you choose to get a donor heart that would also infect you with hepatitis C?  That's the decision Kerry Hayes had to make.

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