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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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Researchers investigate the role of a key component of the circadian clock in heart disease

Researchers investigate the role of a key component of the circadian clock in heart disease

Breastfeeding linked to reduced cardiovascular disease risk in mothers

Breastfeeding linked to reduced cardiovascular disease risk in mothers

Both symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

Both symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

Researchers recapitulate the human form of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy in zebrafish model

Researchers recapitulate the human form of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy in zebrafish model

Study of individuals referred to a cardiovascular disease clinic designed for patients with long COVID

Study of individuals referred to a cardiovascular disease clinic designed for patients with long COVID

Earlier screening for rare genetic mutation could lead to faster treatment for heart failure in Black Americans

Earlier screening for rare genetic mutation could lead to faster treatment for heart failure in Black Americans

Heart failure patients may benefit from common type 2 diabetes drug

Heart failure patients may benefit from common type 2 diabetes drug

Drug improved cardiac structure and function in patients with early-stage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Drug improved cardiac structure and function in patients with early-stage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Type 2 diabetes medication works effectively, safely in patients hospitalized for acute heart failure

Type 2 diabetes medication works effectively, safely in patients hospitalized for acute heart failure

Trial finds similar five-year outcomes with transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement

Trial finds similar five-year outcomes with transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement

Experts gain insights into pathomechanisms of dilated cardiomyopathy

Experts gain insights into pathomechanisms of dilated cardiomyopathy

New machine-learning model can identify individuals at risk of rare cardiomyopathy

New machine-learning model can identify individuals at risk of rare cardiomyopathy

CDC and ClinGen partner to develop expert curated variant list for the genomic community

CDC and ClinGen partner to develop expert curated variant list for the genomic community

Researchers develop efficient approach to identify 3D features of post-infarction scarring

Researchers develop efficient approach to identify 3D features of post-infarction scarring

Breast radiation after lumpectomy decreases incidence of ipsilateral breast recurrence for 'low risk' DCIS

Breast radiation after lumpectomy decreases incidence of ipsilateral breast recurrence for 'low risk' DCIS

New guidelines for improving maternal cardiovascular health before, during and after pregnancy

New guidelines for improving maternal cardiovascular health before, during and after pregnancy

Early treatment with ACE inhibitors improves cardiac outcomes of patients with Becker muscular dystrophy

Early treatment with ACE inhibitors improves cardiac outcomes of patients with Becker muscular dystrophy

New AI technology for heart imaging could improve care for patients

New AI technology for heart imaging could improve care for patients

Genomic autopsy reveals many genetic variants associated with cardiomyopathy

Genomic autopsy reveals many genetic variants associated with cardiomyopathy

Molecular autopsy of dried blood spots can identify underlying cause of sudden cardiac death in a young person

Molecular autopsy of dried blood spots can identify underlying cause of sudden cardiac death in a young person