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In medicine (cardiology), myocarditis is inflammation of heart muscle (myocardium). It resembles a heart attack but coronary arteries are not blocked.
Biomarker used to diagnose brain injury shows early promise for assessing heart inflammation

Biomarker used to diagnose brain injury shows early promise for assessing heart inflammation

Conventional echocardiography increases accuracy of pre-participation sports screening

Conventional echocardiography increases accuracy of pre-participation sports screening

GSK's FluLaval Quadrivalent vaccine effective in reducing flu cases in children

GSK's FluLaval Quadrivalent vaccine effective in reducing flu cases in children

Study evaluates role of enteroviruses in human type 1 diabetes

Study evaluates role of enteroviruses in human type 1 diabetes

Takeda announces publication of data from two vedolizumab Phase 3 studies for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

Takeda announces publication of data from two vedolizumab Phase 3 studies for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

Study: Pradaxa drug may increase risk and severity of viral infections

Study: Pradaxa drug may increase risk and severity of viral infections

Cardiohelp assists heart by pumping blood to oxygenator in seriously ill patients

Cardiohelp assists heart by pumping blood to oxygenator in seriously ill patients

NICE decides to recommend Bristol-Myers Squibb’s YERVOY for treatment of advanced melanoma

NICE decides to recommend Bristol-Myers Squibb’s YERVOY for treatment of advanced melanoma

Canadian Cardiovascular Society issues new pediatric heart failure guidelines

Canadian Cardiovascular Society issues new pediatric heart failure guidelines

Alpha-myosin triggers development of autoimmunity after heart attack

Alpha-myosin triggers development of autoimmunity after heart attack

FDA approves XenoPort, GSK’s Horizant ER tablets for management of PHN

FDA approves XenoPort, GSK’s Horizant ER tablets for management of PHN

Top-line results from Shire's SPD476 phase 3 trial on diverticulitis

Top-line results from Shire's SPD476 phase 3 trial on diverticulitis

Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in clinical cardiology

Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in clinical cardiology

Insight into role of cytokines in autoimmune diseases

Insight into role of cytokines in autoimmune diseases

FDA approves Shire's Lialda for maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis

FDA approves Shire's Lialda for maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis

ECG results for young athletes prone to misinterpretation

ECG results for young athletes prone to misinterpretation

Bristol-Myers Squibb's second YERVOY Phase 3 trial on metastatic melanoma meets primary endpoint

Bristol-Myers Squibb's second YERVOY Phase 3 trial on metastatic melanoma meets primary endpoint

Roche, Bristol-Myers Squibb to evaluate YERVOY and vemurafenib treatment for metastatic melanoma

Roche, Bristol-Myers Squibb to evaluate YERVOY and vemurafenib treatment for metastatic melanoma

WSU researcher develops potential vaccine for Chlamydia

WSU researcher develops potential vaccine for Chlamydia

Attacks by specific type of immune cells cause inflammations of heart muscle

Attacks by specific type of immune cells cause inflammations of heart muscle