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Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Genetic flaw that may put some people at far greater risk of heart attacks

Genetic flaw that may put some people at far greater risk of heart attacks

Increased blood levels of a heart cell “stress” protein called ST2 were linked to a higher risk of death

Increased blood levels of a heart cell “stress” protein called ST2 were linked to a higher risk of death

Greater severity of depressive symptoms correlates with increased risk of stroke among whites

Greater severity of depressive symptoms correlates with increased risk of stroke among whites

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Functional genomics provide improved drug discovery

Functional genomics provide improved drug discovery

New Study Links Passive Smoke to Heart Attacks

New Study Links Passive Smoke to Heart Attacks

Bone marrow stem cells do not help regenerate heart muscle tissue, UW study finds, contradicting earlier study

Bone marrow stem cells do not help regenerate heart muscle tissue, UW study finds, contradicting earlier study

New treatment for heart attacks

New treatment for heart attacks

New Computer-Aided Approach Helps Doctors Tailor The Dosage of Abciximab

New Computer-Aided Approach Helps Doctors Tailor The Dosage of Abciximab