Heart disease: not just a man’s problem

From ABC Health and Wellbeing, 7 August 2014: Picture someone having a heart attack, and most likely, the image you see is of an older man, clutching his chest and wincing. What you’re less likely to picture is a younger woman, maybe in her forties, with some shortness of breath, struggling with fatigue, complaining about Continue reading Heart disease: not just a man’s problem

Microparticles could reduce heart attack damage

From ABC News in Science, 16 January 2014: Biodegradable microparticles could dramatically reduce the inflammatory damage that occurs during a heart attack, potentially making the difference between life and death. The study, conducted on mice, found that the microparticles significantly reduced the amount of scarring in the heart tissue and promoted repair. The serendipitous discovery Continue reading Microparticles could reduce heart attack damage