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A 3D image of a heart
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NHLBI in the Press
Researchers found survival rates for heart transplant surgeries have improved since 2003-2007. They note increased acceptance and use of hearts donated by people who had hepatitis C or who died from a drug overdose may help more patients waiting for heart transplants.
Researchers created a concept for a dissolvable pacemaker that uses wireless technology for temporary heart rhythm control.
Credit: Northwestern University/George Washington Universi...
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NHLBI in the Press
To provide patients with a non-invasive solution for temporary cardiac support, researchers created a prototype for a tiny pacemaker that can dissolve after a few days or several weeks. The model weighs less than half a gram and contains no wires, leads, or batteries.
A photo of a cell is shown against a medical backdrop.
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NHLBI in the Press
Biological age provides insight about a person’s health status and guides research about therapeutic targets for age-related conditions, including heart failure and Alzheimer’s disease. Markers of age-related inflammation are now helping researchers advance this process.
Correlative light and electron microscopy image of the protein dynamin (magenta) at endocytic structures (grey honeycomb lattice) of a mammalian cell.
Credit: Kem Sochacki, Ph.D. NHLBI, DIR
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Research Feature
Every day researchers across NIH use an array of imaging technologies and equipment to help them make new scientific discoveries. However, over the last 10-15 years, a massive explosion in the use of Cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) – a technique that allows the direct imaging of proteins within cells – has revolutionized the way scientists do...