Latest Blood flow Stories

2012-06-11 14:03:55

In Switzerland, more than 20,000 people (37% of all deaths) die of cardiovascular disease caused by atherosclerosis each year.

2011-11-15 09:54:08

In human coronary arteries, atherosclerotic plaques tend to spread downstream because of the changes in blood flow patterns the plaque causes, researchers have found.

2011-06-14 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, a leading developer of catheter-based technologies aimed at restoring blood flow for patients with obstructed vessels, today announced the appointment of Fred Khosravi to the newly-created position of Chairman of its Board of Directors.

2011-03-07 17:24:13

A new study published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering shows that a MEMS thermal sensor deployed by an angiogram catheter can detect the earliest stages of atherosclerosis.

2011-02-03 08:41:46

New research proves it: testing for blocked neck arteries only necessary for people with stroke risk factors, according to newly released guidelines.

2010-08-18 15:02:57

Mayo Clinic researchers found that healthy young people who put on as little as 9 pounds of fat, specifically in the abdomen, are at risk for developing endothelial cell dysfunction.

2010-06-24 08:49:20

A new animal model of atherosclerosis has allowed researchers to identify a host of genes turned on or off during the initial stages of the process, before a plaque appears in the affected blood vessel.

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.

2010-04-12 06:39:00

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2010-01-28 19:24:07

It is second nature for most of us that exercise protects against heart attack and stroke, but researchers have spent 30 years unraveling the biochemistry behind the idea.

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