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2013-11-18 20:57:58

Joseph Poole, M.D., Ph.D., of the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, and colleagues studied whether therapy with granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF), an agent that functions as a white blood cell growth factor, would improve walking performance in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (a form of vascular disease in which there is partial or total blockage of an artery, usually one leading to a leg or arm). "Peripheral artery disease (PAD)...

2013-10-31 23:32:22

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center posts a new article outlining the gravity of vein disease and the importance of vein screening for overall health. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 October 31st, 2013. Nashville, TN. The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is presenting a new article to raise awareness of the impact of vein disease and to promote the usefulness of vein screening in vein care. According to the Center, catching vein disease in its early stages or at the first sign of a problem, such...

2013-09-24 23:40:13

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the only hospital in the region implanting a new drug-eluting stent to treat symptomatic blockages of leg arteries caused by peripheral artery disease. St. Louis (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Although drug-coated stents have been commonly used in coronary procedures, the technology is new to the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). Patrick Geraghty, MD, FACS, Washington University vascular surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is the first in the regional area...

2013-09-01 23:00:25

Palm Vein Center launches a new health campaign via social media to educate public about venous insufficiency Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Palm Vein Center is announcing a new public health campaign focusing on the effects of venous insufficiency. According to the Phoenix, AZ based vein center, millions of Americans are at risk for this chronic form of vein disease, which can increase a person’s risk of varicose veins and blood clots. The center hopes to encourage the public...

2013-08-30 23:29:13

Siragusa Vein and Vascular launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about the causes of arterial disease. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center in Nashville, TN has published a new article on their website describing the causes of arterial disease and peripheral arterial disease. According to the vein center, peripheral arterial disease can result in limited mobility, impaired wound healing, infection, and limb loss if left...

2013-08-29 23:27:34

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about venous insufficiency. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center launched a new social media campaign in order to teach the public about venous insufficiency. The Nashville-based vein center hopes this campaign will reach a new range of people who would not otherwise seek this information. They hope these efforts will raise awareness about the condition...

2013-08-25 23:03:36

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Launches New Health Campaign via Social Media to Educate Public About Advanced Stages of Venous Disease Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center in Nashville, Tennessee has launched a new public health campaign to educate the public about the dangers of advanced venous disease. Advanced venous disease is a serious condition that can result when varicose veins are left untreated, the vein center says. The center aims to help...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.