Largest human heart bank advances understanding of heart failure

Australian researchers have made several new heart failure discoveries in an innovative world-first project examining cryo-preserved human hearts, procured after transplantation, in the Sydney Heart Bank. Scientists at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and the Heart Research Institute studied the molecules in hearts removed at the time of transplantation, revealing what happens inside […]

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Presence of parasite infection closely linked to the make-up of the gastrointestinal microbiome

Parasite infections are a constant presence for many people who live in tropical regions, particularly in less industrialized areas. These often chronic conditions are at best unpleasant; more seriously, children with parasite diseases that cause diarrhea can die of malnutrition or dehydration. In Genome Biology, a study led by University of Pennsylvania scientists investigated the […]

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