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Research, led by Michael S. Parmacek, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, found that a mutation in a critical gene that controls heart and blood vessel development in mouse embryos m ...


Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered how a small molecule of RNA called microRNA helps fine tune the production of a key protein involved in the early development of heart mus ...


By studying five generations of a Dallas family, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have discovered that a mutation in a key gene causes aortic valve disease. In the study, published in the ...


A pilot study indicates that many children with serious congenital heart disease, who are typically urged to restrict their activity, can improve their cardiovascular function and exercise capacity th ...


The prevalence of congenital heart disease ( CHD ) has increased strikingly in adults and children in a new population study. Severe congenital heart disease has risen in adults by 85 percent and 2 ...


Actelion has announced the results of COMPASS-2, a Phase IV, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven study evaluating the effect of Bosentan ( Tracleer ) on the time to ...


In final draft guidance NICE ( National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ) has defined which heart devices ( known as implantable cardiac devices ) are the most clinically and cost effective. ...


Flecainide ( Almarytm, Tambocor ) is frequently used for treatment of cardiac arrhythmias in children. Due to concerns regarding increased mortality, there has been hesitancy to use Flecainide in chil ...