Free radicals may be good for you

Fear of free radicals may be exaggerated, according to scientists from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. A new study, published in the Journal of Physiology, shows that free radicals act as signal substances that cause the heart …

Newborn Heart Muscle Can Grow Back by Itself

In a promising science-fiction-meets-real-world juxtaposition, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that the mammalian newborn heart can heal itself completely. Researchers, working with … Read more

Guidelines and reality

Whether doctors have knowledge of guidelines or not appears to be unsuitable as an indicator of how guidelines are being put into practice in the clinical routine.
Taking the case of treatment by primary care physicians of three target diseases -…

Scientists identify new marker for heart disease

A new study from the Libin Cardiovascular Institute at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Medicine is shedding light on an underlying cause of heart disease.
Published research led by UCalgary’s Dr. Todd Anderson and his colleagues at four sit…

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