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In a recent study, scientists at the Department of Cardiology of University Medical Center Mainz have identified an enzyme responsible for aircraft-related vascular damage. They were also able to show that night-time noise has a particularly harmful effect and therefore demand...

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Cardiologists from Berlin and Wrocław to receive the award from the DFG and the Foundation for Polish Science / Award ceremony to take place on 25 October in Berlin

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When it first starts to develop, the heart is a simple tube. Reporting in the journal Nature Communications, researchers at MDC have now described how it forms itself into a its characteristic S-shape and how the ventricles and atria finally develop. Their findings will help...

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Scientists of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin are investigating a new concept for the treatment of heart failure in a study of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). They want to treat the impaired energy metabolism in patients with heart failure and...

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As the level of noise increases, the incidence of atrial fibrillation increases dramatically. Scientists from the Department of Cardiology at the Mainz University Medical Center were able to prove this with data from the Gutenberg Health Study. They found that the incidence of...

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Ranking in Laborjournal: DZHK researchers among the 50 "most cited brains" in the field of Human Genetics.

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All awardees of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK): Congratulations!

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How new blood vessels are formed in mammals, for example, during development or after an injury, was previously not precisely known. Scientists of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) were now able to shed light on this process. They demonstrated that individual...

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A study led by scientists of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) at the Rhine-Main partner site found that the risk of major adverse cardiac events in patients with coronary artery disease can be substantially better assessed with a short MRI examination than...

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Recently, all 17 hospitals that are members of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) have had cardiovascular clinical research units at their disposal. These units that have been equipped by the DZHK are solely for the examination of patients participating in...

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