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Latest Blood vessel Stories

2014-03-26 16:19:50

Long-term brain damage caused by stroke could be reduced by saving cells called pericytes that control blood flow in capillaries.

2013-12-18 14:53:42

Researchers at Emory and Georgia Tech have developed a potential treatment for atherosclerosis that targets a master controller of the process.

2013-11-26 10:21:41

A new mechanism that regulates the way blood vessels grow and connect to each other has been discovered by an international team of researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.

2013-09-06 12:25:31

Coating artery-opening stents with a new compound may someday eliminate a common side effect of the treatment.

2013-09-05 11:00:58

Case Western Reserve researchers have identified a genetic factor that blocks the blood vessel inflammation that can lead to heart attacks, strokes and other potentially life-threatening events.

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.

2013-04-29 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.

2013-04-22 22:26:39

Heart disease and approximately half of all strokes are the results of advanced atherosclerosis with damaged endothelium, the inner lining of blood vessels.

Life Saving Gel From Mussels
2012-12-12 20:15:56

Researchers have created a gel that can be painted onto the walls of blood vessels, which could eventually help save lives.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.