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Bioengineered Blood Vessels Successfully Implanted In Patient
2013-06-07 04:50:47

Surgeons at Duke University have announced the successful implantation of a bioengineered blood vessel in the United States.

2013-05-21 08:34:16

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have mapped the significance of heredity for common forms of atherosclerotic disease.

2013-04-29 15:20:35

Scientific collaborators from Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) have uncovered the molecular pathway by which new arteries may form after heart attacks, strokes and other acute illnesses bypassing arteries that are blocked.

2013-04-24 14:30:30

Long term exposure to air pollution may be linked to heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries".

Wang's Technology Might Answer A Multitude Of Medical Questions
2013-03-25 15:09:02

Washington University in St. Louis [ Watch The Video Red Blood Cells Bifuracating in Capillary ] In an engineering breakthrough, a Washington University in St. Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time. The technology, developed by Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, could eventually be used to determine how oxygen is delivered to normal and...

Mummy CT Scans Show Even Ancient Cultures Dealt With Heart Disease
2013-03-11 07:41:05

Modern lifestyle factors – those that include smoking, eating fatty foods and lack of exercise – have been associated with unhealthy hearts for decades. But a new study in The Lancet suggests this decades-old health issue is in fact much older – at least 5,000 years older.

98 Year Old Lipid Researcher Reports On The Dietary Causes Of Heart Disease
2013-02-28 08:49:19

A 98-year-old researcher argues that, contrary to decades of clinical assumptions and advice to patients, dietary cholesterol is good for your heart – unless that cholesterol is unnaturally oxidized (by frying foods in reused oil, eating lots of polyunsaturated fats, or smoking).


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