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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

UCSF researchers discover a new way to control immune system's 'natural killer' cells

UCSF researchers discover a new way to control immune system's 'natural killer' cells

Women have better survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, study shows

Women have better survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, study shows

Study: Two common methods used to protect the brain during aortic aneurysm repair are equally effective

Study: Two common methods used to protect the brain during aortic aneurysm repair are equally effective

Scientists engineer tissue grafts for personalized joint replacement

Scientists engineer tissue grafts for personalized joint replacement

AHA statement provides steps for reducing stroke risk in patients undergoing heart surgery

AHA statement provides steps for reducing stroke risk in patients undergoing heart surgery

Shielding stem cells with novel biomaterial can reduce heart attack damage

Shielding stem cells with novel biomaterial can reduce heart attack damage

A new perspective on lung cancer

A new perspective on lung cancer

First-of-its-kind vehicle for lung screening brings health care directly to patients

First-of-its-kind vehicle for lung screening brings health care directly to patients

Severely injured donor lungs can be successfully recovered outside the body

Severely injured donor lungs can be successfully recovered outside the body

COVID-19 patients at high risk for developing complications associated with blood clots

COVID-19 patients at high risk for developing complications associated with blood clots

Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery associated with better patient outcomes

Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery associated with better patient outcomes

Frailty plays a key role in outcomes following mitral valve procedures

Frailty plays a key role in outcomes following mitral valve procedures

TSF awards new grants to support research and education programs in cardiothoracic surgery

TSF awards new grants to support research and education programs in cardiothoracic surgery

Purdue-developed 'fluorescent markers' begin Phase 3 clinical trials

Purdue-developed 'fluorescent markers' begin Phase 3 clinical trials

Research favors the use of surgical aortic valve replacement in young and middle-aged adults

Research favors the use of surgical aortic valve replacement in young and middle-aged adults

Patients can be discharged 3 days after open heart surgery without increased risk for complications

Patients can be discharged 3 days after open heart surgery without increased risk for complications

New technology enhances visualization of lung cancer tissue, helps improve patient outcomes

New technology enhances visualization of lung cancer tissue, helps improve patient outcomes

BHF announces shortlist of four CVD research projects competing for £30 million award

BHF announces shortlist of four CVD research projects competing for £30 million award

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage