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Diastolic heart failure can be reliably detected with a newly developed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, shows a study by the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) at the Göttingen site. Until now, this was only possible with a heart catheterisation study,...

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What role does the so-called cytoskeleton play in heart failure? An international group of researchers led by Prof. Lucie Carrier from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) is now focusing on this area of heart disease, which has received little attention to date....

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After an infection, the risk of a heart attack in cardiovascular risk patients increases up to twenty times. Scientists from the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) have found that the immune cells are involved in this in a mouse model. However, specific molecules...

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