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Coronavirus can cause heart attacks and strokes - study

The virus can cause serious cardiovascular complications, including heart failure, heart attacks, blood clots, and strokes, and can even interfere with patient's existing heart-treatment medications.

15/05/2020
Mayanei Hayeshua Medical team treat a patient with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the coronavirus
Coronavirus may cause lasting damage throughout body, doctors fear

For the sickest patients, infection with the new coronavirus is proving to be a full-body assault, causing damage well beyond the lungs.

By MELISSA HEALY
19/04/2020
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How does the coronavirus affect the heart?

There are two dominant cardiac issues related to COVID-19: heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms.

By MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION , RESEARCH/TNS
12/04/2020
Professor Lior Gepstein
Israeli researchers simulate arrhythmia on first-ever 3D vascular heart

"Now that we can individually manufacture the cells of the atrium and the ventricle, we can test each drug for each cell type separately.”

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Robotic heart? International team develops transplant replacement

The revolutionary device is expected to be tested in humans by 2028.

Israeli researchers discover 'blue dye' to repair hearts after attack

"Because Chicago Sky Blue is non-toxic, we think it might be tested to prevent further damage following the initial injury of a heart attack."

By HANNAH HEPNER
20/01/2020
Israel's alpha radiation treatment shows 100% rate of tumor shrinkage

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Around the globe, cancer incidence has been steadily increasing over the past half-century.

29/12/2019
Yokne’am’s Healium Medical wins ICI award

Sixty-three companies from all over the world competed for the Innovation in Cardiovascular Interventions Conference award.

During deep sleep, the brain does housekeeping

Using high-speed brain imaging, the researchers were able to map out a series of events that occur as the brain enters deep sleep and brain waves start to slow and synchronize.

By REUTERS
16/11/2019
A magnified view of a CD34+ stem cell
Israeli team discovers cardiac arrhythmia-causing gene

“The mostly night-time atrial fibrillation was shown to be caused by a mutation in a gene (KCND2), encoding a crucial component of a potassium ion channel (Kv4.2) in the heart."

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