Human Heart Attack

A Bizarre Case of Hypertension Immunity

By Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine of the Helmholtz Association November 24, 2022 High blood pressure almost always weakens the heart. Surprisingly, some patients with the mutated PDE3A gene were immune to hypertension-related damage. Scientists in Berlin have been studying for decades a strange inherited disease that causes half of people in certain families …

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