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2012-10-25 11:06:57

It turns out the muscle cells on the outside of blood vessels have been wrongly accused for instigating lung disease.

2012-07-26 06:53:59

Millions of patients affected by cardiovascular disease need small-diameter blood vessel grafts to help route their blood around blocked arteries. Now, researchers have created a new way to grow healthy, new small-diameter blood vessels from adult stem cells extracted during liposuction.

2012-06-06 21:39:11

One of the top suspects behind killer vascular diseases is the victim of mistaken identity, according to researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who used genetic tracing to help hunt down the real culprit.

2011-12-06 16:13:32

Like Yin and Yang, the two proteins have opposite effects in the walls of blood vessels.

2011-12-01 01:12:17

The chemokine CXCL12 acts as a chemical signal which mobilizes hematopoietic and other types of stem cells to leave the bone marrow and enter the circulation.

2011-10-03 14:14:12

Research at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine could help lead to new ways to prevent coronary arteries from reclogging after balloon angioplasties.

2011-05-03 06:50:00

NAPLES, Fla., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With May marking National High Blood Pressure Education Month, BistroMD's founding physician reveals how a healthy diet can help the millions of people living with this condition. As a board-certified bariatric physician, and as the founding physician behind BistroMD, the number one physician-designed, chef-prepared diet meal delivery program in the United States, Caroline J.

2011-04-18 13:03:10

Researchers at The University of Western Ontario have discovered a strategy for stimulating the formation of highly functional new blood vessels in tissues that are starved of oxygen.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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