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Cardiomyopathy is a group of diseases with primary, usually diffuse, involvement of the myocardium. The myocardial disease is not secondary to ischaemic, valvular, congenital or pericardial disease.

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Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Molecular mechanisms play key role in the development of healthy heart

Molecular mechanisms play key role in the development of healthy heart

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

Moved by plight of young heart patient, stranger pays his hospital bill

Moved by plight of young heart patient, stranger pays his hospital bill

Vigorous physical exercise and spongy appearance of the heart

Vigorous physical exercise and spongy appearance of the heart

Genetic testing can identify 'concealed cardiomyopathies' in sudden cardiac arrest survivors

Genetic testing can identify 'concealed cardiomyopathies' in sudden cardiac arrest survivors

Researchers identify cells responsible for cardiac damage repair after infarction

Researchers identify cells responsible for cardiac damage repair after infarction

Cardiovascular adverse events linked to hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine

Cardiovascular adverse events linked to hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine

Cats’ immune system can deal with SARS-CoV-2, shows study

Cats’ immune system can deal with SARS-CoV-2, shows study

Acne drug could be a potential treatment for dilated cardiomyopathy

Acne drug could be a potential treatment for dilated cardiomyopathy

Sacubitril/valsartan therapy may reduce hospitalization in heart patients with preserved ejection fraction

Sacubitril/valsartan therapy may reduce hospitalization in heart patients with preserved ejection fraction

Study: Mavacamten improves heart function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Study: Mavacamten improves heart function in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Two lipid-binding proteins in mitochondria control overall stability of protein complexes

Two lipid-binding proteins in mitochondria control overall stability of protein complexes

Marshall University researcher awarded NIH grant to study uremic cardiomyopathy

Marshall University researcher awarded NIH grant to study uremic cardiomyopathy

Erectile dysfunction drugs lower the accumulation of toxic proteins in zebrafish models

Erectile dysfunction drugs lower the accumulation of toxic proteins in zebrafish models

MRI can be used to predict major cardiac events for people with dilated cardiomyopathy

MRI can be used to predict major cardiac events for people with dilated cardiomyopathy

Research reveals key role of fat cells in renal failure-associated cardiomyopathy

Research reveals key role of fat cells in renal failure-associated cardiomyopathy

Researchers identify a novel mutation through whole-exome sequencing

Researchers identify a novel mutation through whole-exome sequencing

Towbin receives NIH grant to study modifier genes in cardiomyopathy

Towbin receives NIH grant to study modifier genes in cardiomyopathy

New study assesses cardiac problems in elite female athletes

New study assesses cardiac problems in elite female athletes