Scientists Discover a New Molecule That Could Be the Answer to Heart Failure

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A team of scientists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas have discovered a new molecule that could be the cure for heart disease caused by calcium dysregulation.

Using mice they found the new molecule not only combated this problem but also had other unexpected benefits for mice with dilated cardiomyopathy.

What is Calcium Dysregulation?

In a healthy heart, the muscles of the organ can contract, relax and, therefore, pump blood around the body. This process, in part, relies on a process called “calcium cycling“.

This cell function is vital to the healthy workings of your heart and controls calcium circulation in and out of heart cells. If this process is perturbed for any reason it can lead to the development of

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