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WHAT DOES NORMAL HEART DEVELOPMENT REALLY LOOK LIKE?

Every developing heart is subtly different. Hearts and their blood vessels¬†don’t always grow at the same rate, to exactly the same size or precise shape, and this can complicate things if we want to identify an abnormality. To be sure if any feature of a heart is abnormal, first we […]


HOW MICE ARE KEY TO UNDERSTANDING GENETIC HEART CONDITIONS

Nearly 1 in every 100 babies is born with a heart defect. These are the most common type of birth defect and can range from simple, symptomless cases to life-threatening conditions that require treatment within hours of birth. Environmental influences such as excessive alcohol consumption or exposure to other toxins […]