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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 reveals cardiac protein as a new target for different types of heart disease

Study reveals cardiac protein as a new target for different types of heart disease

Study shows how cardiosphere-derived cells replenish damaged tissues in dilated cardiomyopathy

Study shows how cardiosphere-derived cells replenish damaged tissues in dilated cardiomyopathy

Researchers identify new biomarkers associated with incident heart failure

Researchers identify new biomarkers associated with incident heart failure

Skin may help to predict future heart problems

Skin may help to predict future heart problems

Genetic variants in pediatric cancer survivors of African ancestry increase risk of heart problems

Genetic variants in pediatric cancer survivors of African ancestry increase risk of heart problems

Researchers show strong link between Takotsubo syndrome and impaired thyroid function

Researchers show strong link between Takotsubo syndrome and impaired thyroid function

Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Researchers use bioinformatics methods to identify key genes in dilated cardiomyopathy

Researchers use bioinformatics methods to identify key genes in dilated cardiomyopathy

Research on genetic heart disease uncovers new mechanism for heart failure

Research on genetic heart disease uncovers new mechanism for heart failure

Study shows favorable impact of medication on cardiac structure and function

Study shows favorable impact of medication on cardiac structure and function

Genetic mutation may accelerate heart function decline in DMD patients

Genetic mutation may accelerate heart function decline in DMD patients

Study finds low risk of adverse events from cardiac MRI contrast agents

Study finds low risk of adverse events from cardiac MRI contrast agents

WSU research sheds new light on a drug that may be used to treat hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

WSU research sheds new light on a drug that may be used to treat hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Study: Care from multidisciplinary cardio-obstetrics team may improve pregnancy outcomes

Study: Care from multidisciplinary cardio-obstetrics team may improve pregnancy outcomes

New book discusses pharmacotherapeutic management of cardiovascular complications

New book discusses pharmacotherapeutic management of cardiovascular complications

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