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New project to bring high-quality fetal ultrasound to developing countries

New project to bring high-quality fetal ultrasound to developing countries

High blood pressure genes improve outcomes after congenital heart defect repair surgery

High blood pressure genes improve outcomes after congenital heart defect repair surgery

People with congenital heart defect hospitalized for COVID-19 are at highest risk of severe illness

People with congenital heart defect hospitalized for COVID-19 are at highest risk of severe illness

Eight-week campaign to promote research and increase awareness about heart disease

Eight-week campaign to promote research and increase awareness about heart disease

Novel approach pinpoints genetic variants involved in congenital heart disease

Novel approach pinpoints genetic variants involved in congenital heart disease

Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies suggested to be safe to use in pregnancy

Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies suggested to be safe to use in pregnancy

Women born with heart defects can safely become pregnant and give birth to healthy babies

Women born with heart defects can safely become pregnant and give birth to healthy babies

Drug developed at Duke is approved by FDA as only therapy for congenital athymia

Drug developed at Duke is approved by FDA as only therapy for congenital athymia

First-ever endoscopic "triple valve" surgery in the U.S. performed at UC Medical Center

First-ever endoscopic "triple valve" surgery in the U.S. performed at UC Medical Center

Researchers find new insight on the link between a gene and congenital heart disease

Researchers find new insight on the link between a gene and congenital heart disease

Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

Push is on for states to ban organ transplant discrimination

Push is on for states to ban organ transplant discrimination

Microchip can help scientists study the regenerative potential of mice heart cells

Microchip can help scientists study the regenerative potential of mice heart cells

Authors demonstrate process of misdiagnosis to improve the understanding of congenital heart defect

Authors demonstrate process of misdiagnosis to improve the understanding of congenital heart defect

UConn researcher identifies genes and regulatory elements critical to heart development

UConn researcher identifies genes and regulatory elements critical to heart development

Patients with congenital heart defects have lower risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms

Patients with congenital heart defects have lower risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms

People born with a heart defect have low risk of moderate or severe COVID-19 infection

People born with a heart defect have low risk of moderate or severe COVID-19 infection

People with congenital heart defect may have worse functional exercise capacity

People with congenital heart defect may have worse functional exercise capacity

Gout drug may improve heart function in individuals with congenital heart disease

Gout drug may improve heart function in individuals with congenital heart disease

Study shows home monitoring program improves survival rates in infants with heart defects

Study shows home monitoring program improves survival rates in infants with heart defects