In the March 5 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, lead author Alejandro P. Adam and his colleagues at the college’s Center for Cardiovascular Science are reporting that vascular cells’ ability to properly regulate fluid movement is not necessarily affected solely by the activity of an enzyme that for years has been in the crosshairs […]
The term “heart attack” is often used to refer to signs and symptoms that result from the sudden blockage of blood flow to a portion of the heart. Without good blood flow, the heart does not receive enough oxygen and begins to die.
A herbal diet product sold in Canada contains two potentially risky ingredients and can lead to serious heart problems, Health Canada says.
Infants born with a severely underdeveloped heart who undergo a newer surgical procedure are more likely to survive their first year and not require a heart transplant than those who have a more traditional surgical procedure, according to a report by researchers supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which is part […]
Crystal Johnson, M.D., is one of the newest physicians to join the staff at Providence Hospitals. Dr. Johnson is an OB/GYN specializing in high risk obstetrics, adolescent gynecology, and endocrine disorders who will practice at Providence Women’s Health located on the campus of Providence Northeast Hospital.
Frank Hanley, MD, the pioneer of “unifocalization” surgery to repair complex cardiac defects in kids, is world-known for tackling cases that surgeons in places like Israel, Belgium and Australia would not touch. Now, the surgeon-researcher at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital is attacking the problem that troubles him most: How to grow durable replacement valves for […]