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Top Athletes Warned of Lasting Heart Damage From Endurance Events
Science & Tech  (tags: Top athletes warned, of, lasting, heart, damage, from, endurance, events )

- 1453 days ago -
Endurance sports such as marathon running and extreme triathlons can cause lasting heart damage among elite athletes, research has suggested. While most of the damage detected after a race was quickly reversed, about one in eight suffered more permanent
Billions of Dollars at Stake as Canada Comes to Grips With Soaring Heart Failure Costs
Science & Tech  (tags: Billions, of, dollars, at, stake, as, Canada, comes, to, grips, with, soaring, heart, failure, costs )

- 1498 days ago -
Heart failure (HF) costs are headed for the economic stratosphere, even as researchers come up with simple tests and strategies to bring them back to earth. An assessment of the growing problem and a new initiative to curb costs and increase efficacy in
The New Frontier in Stem Cell Reprogramming
Science & Tech  (tags: medicine, Stem Cell Research, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, heart )

- 1714 days ago -
Scripps Research Institute scientists have converted adult stem cells directly into beating heart cells without having to first go through the laborious process of generating embryonic-like stem cells.
Scientists Create Stem Cells for 10 Disorders
Science & Tech  (tags: stem cells, treatments, healing, Harvard, disease, heart, nerve, brain, scientists, science, disorders, genetic, study, research, humans, interesting, discovery, health, goodnews, health )

- 2668 days ago -
NEW YORK - Harvard scientists say they have created stems cells for 10 genetic disorders, which will allow researchers to watch the diseases develop in a lab dish.
Dead Hearts Beat Again
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, animals, heart, dead, beating again )

- 2878 days ago -
IN experiments that would make Dr. Frankenstein jealous, US scientists have coaxed recycled hearts taken from animal cadavers into beating in the laboratory after reseeding them with live cells, according to a new study. If extended to humans, the proc
A Waiting Trial
Science & Tech  (tags: health, heart, cancer, leukemia, medical trials )

- 2880 days ago -
In the summer of 2006, Doug Bergman had a needle plunged into his heart 10 times for science. Now he has leukemia.

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