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The most important part of the body human heart is a muscular organ that pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood per day throughout human body. Learn about the latest signs and symptoms of various heart related diseases and new treatment options.

Nile Therapeutics Announces Positive Phase Of Trial For Heart Failure Treatment

Nile Therapeutics announced results from a Phase 1a clinical study of CD-NP, Nile's selective NPR-B agonist being developed for the treatment of heart failure. The results of this study will be included in the Company's presentation today at the BIO Investor Forum in San Francisco, CA.


A Step Toward Tissue-Engineered Heart Structures For Children

Infants and children receiving artificial heart-valve replacements face several repeat operations as they grow, since the replacements become too small and must be traded for bigger ones. Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have now developed a solution: living, growing valves created in the lab from a patient's own cells.


EECP's Congestive Heart Failure Treatment At Global Cardio Care

Global Cardio Care Centers and its board-certified cardiologists and internal medicine physicians deliver pioneering enhanced external counterpulsation, or EECP providing FDA-approved treatment is first and foremost for people with congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease and angina.