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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 finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

New study helps predict high-benefit group for implantable defibrillators

New study helps predict high-benefit group for implantable defibrillators

Studies reveal how popular drug helps in heart failure

Studies reveal how popular drug helps in heart failure

New MRI computing technique can measure strain in the heart without damaging kidneys

New MRI computing technique can measure strain in the heart without damaging kidneys

Childhood cancer survivors have higher risk of developing heart disease

Childhood cancer survivors have higher risk of developing heart disease

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Nanotube fibers used to rewire damaged hearts

Nanotube fibers used to rewire damaged hearts

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Disruption of immune cell behavior may spur heart disease, heart failure

Disruption of immune cell behavior may spur heart disease, heart failure

New research links “broken heart syndrome” to cancer

New research links “broken heart syndrome” to cancer

Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

Implanted device uses microcurrent to exercise heart muscle in cardiomyopathy patients

Implanted device uses microcurrent to exercise heart muscle in cardiomyopathy patients

Gene mutations may not always predict cardiomyopathy

Gene mutations may not always predict cardiomyopathy

New discovery could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New discovery could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Amsterdam University Medical Center wins MR Solutions’ Image of the Year 2019 award

Amsterdam University Medical Center wins MR Solutions’ Image of the Year 2019 award

Catheter-based valve replacement procedure safe for patients with common heart defect

Catheter-based valve replacement procedure safe for patients with common heart defect

New insights into diagnosis and treatment of heart muscle disease in children

New insights into diagnosis and treatment of heart muscle disease in children

Being overweight around age 18 linked with higher risk of cardiomyopathy in adulthood

Being overweight around age 18 linked with higher risk of cardiomyopathy in adulthood

New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs

New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs