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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition that affects the heart’s ability to pump blood effectively due to the thickening (hypertrophy) of the heart muscle which becomes stiff as a result.
Candesartan shown to be safe new therapy for genetic heart disease

Candesartan shown to be safe new therapy for genetic heart disease

First study showing how protein fine-tunes the heart

First study showing how protein fine-tunes the heart

New technique in blood analysis may speed diagnosis of heart attacks

New technique in blood analysis may speed diagnosis of heart attacks

Sports-related sudden cardiac death is reduced by pre-participation cardiovascular screening

Sports-related sudden cardiac death is reduced by pre-participation cardiovascular screening

Stanford researchers start voluntary program to screen athletes for heart problems

Stanford researchers start voluntary program to screen athletes for heart problems

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator effective in preventing sudden cardiac death in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator effective in preventing sudden cardiac death in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Fewer heart patients need antibiotics before dental procedures to prevent infective endocarditis

Fewer heart patients need antibiotics before dental procedures to prevent infective endocarditis

New study finds endurance athletes with ventricular arrhythmias have dysfunctional right ventricles

New study finds endurance athletes with ventricular arrhythmias have dysfunctional right ventricles

Safety gear for young athletes offers little protection from sudden death

Safety gear for young athletes offers little protection from sudden death

HCM detection rates doubled when genetic testing and imaging information are combined

HCM detection rates doubled when genetic testing and imaging information are combined

Soy diet worsens heart disease in mice

Soy diet worsens heart disease in mice

New insights that advance the current model of protein motility and muscle contraction

New insights that advance the current model of protein motility and muscle contraction

Using muscle tissue from tarantulas scientists discover how muscles relax

Using muscle tissue from tarantulas scientists discover how muscles relax

Contrast-enhanced MRI is better than SPECT in detecting heart damage in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Contrast-enhanced MRI is better than SPECT in detecting heart damage in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Surgical myectomy gives fresh start to patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Surgical myectomy gives fresh start to patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy