Latest Cardiovascular system Stories

2012-07-26 06:53:59

By: Katie Williams, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) — 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. These blood vessels are grown in a lab and could solve large problems associated with grafting blood vessels elsewhere in the...

2012-07-20 23:02:12

New online Coronary CT scoring application standardizes data collection. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 MDDX, a provider of biomedical research software and services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries today announced the release of Online Coronary CT eCRF. This free application allows medical researchers to characterize coronary plaque via an IPAD or web-enabled computer. MDDX is providing the application at no charge to accelerate disease discovery by standardizing data...

2012-07-16 23:03:43

The Skin & Vein Center unveils newly redesigned website to provide a better experience for patients and prospective patients. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 The Skin & Vein Center at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Missouri, a leading provider of Kansas City vein treatment, has redesigned its website with help of Austin Web design firm Fahrenheit Marketing. Fahrenheit Marketing made a multitude of improvements to the Skin & Vein Center´s website, including...

2012-07-13 23:00:34

More than eighty million Americans suffer from vein disorders and complications. Dr. Maged Mikhail, a phlebologist at Los Angeles Varicose Vein Center, offers eating guidelines to help avoid the development of varicose veins. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Varicose veins can be unsightly, embarrassing and incredibly painful. In fact, cosmetic concerns are the most common reason for seeking treatment. Although there is no known cure for vein disorders, there are ways to...

2012-07-10 23:00:42

Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen, vein specialist and founder of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine, will present a free vein health seminar at the Southern Maine Agency on Aging on Wednesday, July 18. South Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 On Wednesday, July 18, Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine will present a free seminar about vein health at the Southern Maine Agency on Aging in Scarborough, Maine. Dr. Asbjornsen´s seminar “Healthy Legs at Any Age” will...

Living Tissues Improved With 3-D printed Vascular Networks Made From Sugar
2012-07-02 08:16:56

Researchers are hopeful that new advances in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine could one day make a replacement liver from a patient's own cells, or animal muscle tissue that could be cut into steaks without ever being inside a cow. Bioengineers can already make 2D structures out of many kinds of tissue, but one of the major roadblocks to making the jump to 3D is keeping the cells within large structures from suffocating; organs have complicated 3D blood vessel networks that are...

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