Latest Ischemia Stories
New research has shown human neural stem cells could improve blood flow in critical limb ischemia through the growth of new vessels.
Interestingly, a recent study found that ischemic stress causes hyperglycemia and may worsen ischemic neuronal damage.
Ischemic stroke is characterized by an interruption of the blood supply to the brain, which can lead to brain damage and even death.
May is National Stroke Awareness Month.
Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss.
A major factor in the advance of heart disease is the death of heart tissue, a process that a team of scientists at Temple University School of Medicine's (TUSM) Center for Translational Medicine think could be prevented with new medicines.
A multicenter team of researchers, including scientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has developed biodegradable nanoparticles that are capable of delivering inflammation-resolving drugs to sites of tissue injury.
New research published in The Journal of Neuroscience suggests that modifying signals sent by astrocytes, our star-shaped brain cells, may help to limit the spread of damage after an ischemic brain stroke.
The origin of an innate ability the brain has to protect itself from damage that occurs in stroke has been explained for the first time.