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Defibrillators are cardiovascular devices used to deliver a therapeutic dose of electrical energy in the form of electric shocks to the heart muscle for restoring normal heart rhythms.
Washington, March 19 ( ANI ): Researchers have now engineered tissue that closely mimics natural heart muscle that beats, not only in a lab dish but also when implanted into animals.
In the study, investigators identified a tiny piece of RNA called miR-25 that blocks a gene known as SERCA2a, which regulates the flow of calcium within heart muscle cells.
ISLAMABAD -- Young humans (infants, children and adolescents) are capable of generating new heart muscle cells, US researchers have found.
Gene therapy reprograms cardiac scar tissue into healthy heart muscle.
TYPES OF HEART MUSCLE DISEASE THERE are three main types of cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle).
Given the right biochemical encouragement, stem cells in a layer lining the outside of the heart muscle can replace a small number of cells damaged by a heart attack, an international team reports online June 8 in Nature.
A: Dead heart muscle following a heart attack is replaced by scar tissue and is not restorable.
By monitoring carbon 14, originally emitted from bomb tests during the Cold War nuclear era, they found that heart muscle cells continue to divide throughout adulthood.
The process leads to narrowing or hardening of the blood vessels supplying blood to the heart muscle.
HYPERTROPHIC cardiomyopathy is a condition where the heart muscle becomes thickened.
From embryonic stem cells extracted from mice, scientists at Duke University successfully grew heart muscle cells known as cardiomyocytes.

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