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Potential New Treatment To Prevent Strokes Reported By Scientists
2012-11-26 10:39:23

Scientists may have discovered a new way to prevent strokes in high risk patients, according to research from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW).

2012-11-06 03:27:11

The cause of heart attacks or strokes among some patients treated with anti-platelet drugs may be different than for patients who have undergone surgical procedures to restore blood flow.

2012-10-07 23:00:09

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections have been emerging as a treatment for joint pain and osteoarthritis for some years.

2012-08-21 01:28:27

Progress toward a new emergency treatment for internal bleeding ― counterpart to the tourniquets, pressure bandages and Quick Clot products that keep people from bleeding to death from external wounds.

2012-08-08 23:01:41

2012 Olympic Bronze winner Kellie Wells has joined elite athletes Tiger Woods, Hines Ward and Takaishi Saito in using Cell Therapy. According to A.J.

Blood Vessels Grown From Liposuction Stem Cells
2012-07-27 05:35:45

New findings show that adult stem cells extracted during liposuction can be used to grow small-diameter blood vessels that could be used in heart bypass surgery.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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