Global Technology – October 2017

Now let’s examine this month’s most important advances in technology.

Researchers have discovered that a protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can trick the heart into growing in a healthy way and pumping more blood, just as it does in response to exercise and pregnancy.  They show that this good kind of heart growth is very different from the harmful enlargement of the heart that occurs during heart failure.  They also show that CT1 can repair heart damage and improve blood flow in animal models of heart failure.

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