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A broken heart for Valentine’s Day turns to healing

A broken heart for Valentine’s Day turns to healing

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

Texas law highlights dilemma over care for patients with no hope of survival

Texas law highlights dilemma over care for patients with no hope of survival

Changing sport restrictions for pediatric congenital heart disease patients

Changing sport restrictions for pediatric congenital heart disease patients

Rock icon receives replacement heart valve in New York City hospital

Rock icon receives replacement heart valve in New York City hospital

β-blockers could regenerate infant heart muscle, mitigate effects of congenital heart disease

β-blockers could regenerate infant heart muscle, mitigate effects of congenital heart disease

Men should stay alcohol-free for at least six months before conception

Men should stay alcohol-free for at least six months before conception

New collaboration to advance diagnosis and prevention of congenital heart defects

New collaboration to advance diagnosis and prevention of congenital heart defects

Maternal proximity to oil and gas areas associated with congenital heart defects in babies

Maternal proximity to oil and gas areas associated with congenital heart defects in babies

New technology replaces the standard way to repair a hole in the heart

New technology replaces the standard way to repair a hole in the heart

Study finds no link between infant deaths and exposure to waste incinerators

Study finds no link between infant deaths and exposure to waste incinerators

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

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

Minimally invasive treatment fixes hole in the heart

Minimally invasive treatment fixes hole in the heart

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

EuroCMR 2019 to present novel studies on clinical use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance

New study could improve methods for detecting congenital heart disease

New study could improve methods for detecting congenital heart disease

Infants born with heart defects more likely to develop heart problems later in life

Infants born with heart defects more likely to develop heart problems later in life

Genetic testing improves diagnoses of abnormalities in developing babies

Genetic testing improves diagnoses of abnormalities in developing babies

Climate change linked to increase in congenital heart defects

Climate change linked to increase in congenital heart defects

Determining how hearts develop to better understand congenital heart defects

Determining how hearts develop to better understand congenital heart defects

Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes at increased risk of having babies with heart defects

Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes at increased risk of having babies with heart defects