‘Ghost heart’: Built from the scaffolding of a pig and the patient’s cells, this cardiac breakthrough may soon be ready for transplant into humans

“It actually changed my life,” said Taylor, who directed regenerative medicine research at Texas Heart Institute in Houston until 2020. “I said to myself, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s life.’ I…

As Y Chromosomes Vanish With Age, Heart Risks May Grow

It’s been known for more than half a century that many men lose their Y chromosomes as they age. But no one knew if it really mattered. The loss of…

Nordic walking beats interval training for better heart function

This low-impact, whole-body workout that originated in Finland can be performed at different intensity levels. It incorporates the use of specially designed poles that you work in opposition to your…

What is broken heart syndrome?

It’s rare, but you really can die of a broken heart. A sudden emotional blow such as the death of a loved one can shock the heart into forming an…

Robot Heart and Burning Man Devotees Make Their N.Y.C. Debut

A young man sporting elf ears and a pink beard danced shirtless to trance music. A crowd of people sipped Liquid Death, a new water brand marketed at festivals, as…

Dr. Morton Mower, Inventor of Lifesaving Heart Device, Dies at 89

Morton Mower, an entrepreneurial cardiologist who helped invent an implantable defibrillator that has saved many lives by returning potentially fatal irregular heart rhythms to normal with an electrical jolt, died…

Signs of an Animal Virus Discovered in Man Who Received a Pig’s Heart

Traces of a virus known to infect pigs were found in a 57-year-old Maryland man who survived for two months with a heart transplanted from a genetically altered pig, according…

Khloe K. Says She “Almost Had a Heart Attack” at the 2022 Met Gala

Khloe Kardashian is revealing how she felt beneath her outer chic. Hours after making her debut appearance at the 2022 Met Gala on May 2, the Good American founder shared her…

Having allergies or asthma may raise risk of heart disease, study finds

Adults between the ages of 18 and 57 who have suffered from an allergic disorder had a higher risk of high blood pressure, according to the research, which will be…

Patient Who Recieved Groundbreaking Pig Heart Transplant Dies

The first person to have his failing heart replaced with that of a genetically altered pig in a groundbreaking operation died Tuesday afternoon at the University of Maryland Medical Center,…