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Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels.
ST. LOUIS, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have found that a significant increase of an enzyme in the blood vessels of pregnant women with preeclampsia may explain some of the symptoms associated with the condition, including hypertension, swelling and protein in the urine.
Finding could lead to first-ever target for drug therapy for lymphedema.
Lymphedema, a chronic swelling condition that can appear after breast cancer surgery, is a risk for 1.3 million breast cancer survivors.
Hospitals in many states nationwide are looking into new simple methods of reducing breast cancer survivorsâ€™ risk of developing lymphedema.
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A large number of breast cancer survivors received complimentary L-Dex readings as part of the "Know Your L-Dex" awareness campaign activities at recent Komen Race for the Cure(R) events in Houston and Dallas.
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever "Know Your L-Dex" (Lymphedema Index) awareness campaign is set for kick-off this week as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities. At Susan G.
FREDERICK, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ActiPatch(TM), the product marketed by Bioelectronics Corp. (Pink Sheets: BIEL), is changing the face of medicine and the way we heal.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Holding an ice pack on a sprained ankle for no more than 10 minutes at a time is more effective for easing pain than icing for a longer stretch of time, researchers report.