POSTS TAGGED AS heart attack

A Patch that Keeps a Broken Heart Beating

July 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart nanoscaffold
“[Brown University] investigators developed computational models of hearts beating and evaluated what kind of biomaterial patch would provide sufficient [MORE]

Metabolite Test for Blocked Arteries

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Treadmill exercise
Cardiologists at Duke University carried out studies of peoples’ blood one hour before a treadmill stress test and two [MORE]

A “Smart Stent” that Monitors Arterial Conditions

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

UBC smart stent
Electrical and computer engineers at the University of British Columbia have created “the first angioplasty-ready smart stent.”  “[They] modified [MORE]

Patch Delivers Drugs Directly to Heart

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart patch drug delivery
In order to get drugs, proteins or stem cells to the heart after an infarction, a collaboration [MORE]

Measuring Cardiac Troponin in 10 minutes

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Philips Minicare I-20
Immediately after a heart attack, the heart muscle floods a protein, cardiac troponin I, into the blood stream [MORE]

Clot-Busting with Magnetic Nanoparticles

April 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Iron Oxide Core for tPA
When the USFDA first approved recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (aka, “clot buster”) in 1996, it came [MORE]

Largest Stem Trial for Heart Attack Repair Begins

April 29, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Delivering Stem Cells to Heart Attack Victims
The largest stem cell project to date has begun with 19 collaborating institutions in [MORE]

Microparticles to Repair Heart Damage

March 11, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using microparticles made of biodegradable polyglycolic acid, which has an electrical affinity for inflammatory monocytes, c (Elmhurst, IL) Cour Pharmacetical [MORE]

Personalized Diagnostic for Salt Sensitivity

March 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Salt sensitivity is implicated in the deadliest human diseases: stroke, kidney failure, heart attack. About a third of all people [MORE]

Heart Attack Sensor

May 29, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

AngelMed Guardian Heart Attack Sensor
Angel Medical Systems (Shrewsbury, NJ) has developed a two part cardiac monitor that can detect [MORE]

Wearable Defibrillator

February 14, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator
It has now been three years since Zoll (Pittsburgh, PA) introduced the first wearable defibrillator, and this [MORE]

Twenty-Eight SNPs of Hypertension

November 1, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a European consortium’s study of hypertension, initially involving 70k people, with 133k more for validation, researchers identified 28 [MORE]

Stem Cells from Fat for Heart Repair

March 29, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cytori Celution
There may be one bright light in these obese times: fat contains about 200 times more progenitor cells [MORE]

Handheld Device for Detecting Heart Attack

February 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Handheld Diagnostics
Early last year, Royal Philips Electronics (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and bioMérieux (Marcy l’Etoile, France) created a joint venture [MORE]