Topic: Cardiovascular disease

How-To Video Shares Heart Disease Research

Dec. 20, 2012
How-To Video Shares Heart Disease Research

ICES researchers model a potential groundbreaking treatment for heart attacks, then create an animated video to help physicians learn about the new technology.

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Technologies Developed in Texas Help Make the 'Engineering' of Complex Tissues and Organs Feasible

Nov. 6, 2012

In this talk, Dr. Doris A. Taylor will discuss the discovery and application of new knowledge and technologies to improve patient care and to prevent cardiovascular disease. She will share how building new cell- and organ-based solutions for severe diseases could affect millions of patients who suffer from or who are at risk for these diseases. Taylor is working to "engineer" cardiac muscle, valves and vasculature, with many of these technologies now progressing to first-in-human use trials.

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Resilience Improves Diabetes Self-Management, According to Preliminary Study Results

April 28, 2008

Resilience expert Dr. Mary Steinhardt has completed the first stage of a diabetes study, the results of which show that coaching classes and resilience-building can help African American adults with type 2 diabetes more successfully self-manage the disease.

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