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2011-02-01 12:13:00

Arteries cultivated from baboon smooth muscle cells contain 20 percent of the protein elastin found in natural arteries, the most reported in vessels grown outside the body.

2011-02-01 01:56:54

Widespread screening or routine ultrasound for blocked neck arteries to determine stroke risk isn’t necessary.

2010-08-25 07:35:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Brahm Brahm today published detailed instructions and templates for analyzing blood pressure curves into arterial smooth muscle, elastic, and collagen components.

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2010-05-20 11:37:38

EPFL Laboratory of Multiscale Modeling of Materials, in Switzerland, has developed a flowing 3D model of the cardiovascular system that should allow for predictions of certain heart diseases before they become dangerous.

2010-03-24 16:53:14

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine studying cardiac development in mouse embryos have identified the source of cells that become the coronary arteries — the vessels that deliver blood to nourish the continuously pumping heart muscle.

2008-10-08 21:00:10

Even occasional cigarette smoking can impair the functioning of your arteries, University of Georgia researchers said. Study co-author Kevin McCully said that researchers used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy adults respond to changes in blood flow.

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2008-10-08 09:26:23

Even occasional cigarette smoking can impair the functioning of your arteries, according to a new University of Georgia study that used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy adults respond to changes in blood flow.

2008-09-15 06:00:16

By Dr Donohue Q: My husband, 68, has just been told he has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. His cardiologist suggests treatment with alcohol ablation. I know this is fairly new, and I wonder how safe it is and if the results are worth the risks. He has tried medicine, but the condition has gotten worse.


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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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