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Sep 08, 2017
How to keep your brain healthy as you age

A new advisory from the American Heart Association outlines seven steps for preventing age-related cognitive decline and vascular dementia. ...

Aug 17, 2017
Under-skin transplants show promise for type 1 diabetes

Using tissue engineering, researchers show a way forward for treating type 1 diabetes by implanting insulin-producing islet cells under the skin....

Jul 31, 2017
Five vascular diseases linked to one common genetic variant

Genome-wide association studies have implicated a common genetic variant in chromosome 6p24 in coronary artery disease, as well as four other vascular diseases: migraine ...

Jul 28, 2017
Phase 3 trial confirms superiority of tocilizumab to steroids for giant cell arteritis

A phase 3 clinical trial has confirmed that regular treatment with tocilizumab, an inhibitor of interleukin-6, successfully reduced both symptoms of and the need for high-dose ...

Jul 28, 2017
Heart attack: Blood vessel growth may improve treatment

The discovery of how a signaling pathway and the hormone leptin stimulate new blood vessel growth could help to improve cancer and heart attack treatment. ...

Jul 23, 2017
What is a thrombus? Causes and types

What is a thrombus? In this article, we explore the different types of thrombus, their causes and symptoms, and how they are diagnosed and treated....

Jul 14, 2017
Everything you need to know about water retention

Find out all you need to know about water retention and what you can do to relieve this common health issue with home remedies or simple lifestyle changes....

Jun 27, 2017
Ischemic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and risk factors

An ischemic stroke is caused by a blood clot or plaque buildup. Strokes have several signs that can alert someone to the need for emergency care....

Jun 18, 2017
Erysipelas: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Erysipelas is a form of cellulitis that affects only the top layers of the skin. In this article, learn about its causes and how to prevent outbreaks....

Jun 17, 2017
What happens after you quit smoking: A timeline

Quitting smoking can be very daunting but some of the benefits may come faster than anticipated. What happens days, months, and years after quitting?...

surgery Sep 02, 2014
Anti-Clotting Treatment Not Needed in Most Pediatric Spine Surgeries:
Blood clots occur so rarely in children undergoing spine operations that most patients require nothing more than vigilant monitoring after surgery and should be spared risky and costly anti-clotting medications.

surgeon Aug 12, 2014
Surgeon Explains Who Needs Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening:
Bulges in body's major blood vessel can cause potentially lethal ruptures and blood clots.

Jul 08, 2014
Spotting Blood Clots in At-Risk Patients Via Urine Test:
A new study indicates a simple urine test can indicate the presence of venous thromboembolism, a blood clot that has broken free from its point of origin and which travels through the bloodstream, eventually lodging in a vein.

women Apr 08, 2014
Vascular Disease Affecting Women 'Poorly Understood' by Many Healthcare Providers:
Scientific Statement from American Heart Association details latest evidence for diagnosis and treatment.

research Jan 09, 2014
Partially Blocking Blood Vessels' Energy Source May Stop Cancer Growth, Blindness and Other Conditions:
Inhibiting the formation of new blood vessels is a common strategy for treating a range of conditions such as cancer, inflammatory diseases, and age-related macular degeneration.

Dec 11, 2013
Reorganization of blood vessels after face transplantation surgery:
For the first time, researchers have found that the blood vessels in face transplant recipients reorganize themselves, leading to an understanding of the biologic changes that happen after full face transplantation.

Nov 14, 2013
Vascular function of offspring improved into adulthood by maternal exercise during pregnancy:
Exercise during gestation has the potential to program vascular health in offspring into their adulthood, in particular significantly altering the vascular smooth muscle.

programming Jul 22, 2013
Long-Lasting Blood Vessels Generated From Reprogrammed Human Cells:
Researchers have used vascular precursor cells derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells to generate functional blood vessels that lasted as long as nine months.

tick Jun 25, 2013
Lessons Learned About Anticoagulants From A Tick's Spit:
There really is such a thing as tick spit - that is, the saliva of a tick. And there's something about it that might help fight heart disease and stroke.

pregnant May 23, 2013
Risk Factors For Blood Clots In Pregnant And Postnatal Women:
Women who have suffered a still birth or have medical conditions including varicose veins are at greater risk of developing dangerous blood clots after giving birth.

hardening May 21, 2013
Researchers Identify Target To Prevent Hardening Of Arteries:
Researchers have discovered the protein that causes hardening arteries and aim to prevent this often deadly disease.

Apr 25, 2013
Binge Drinking in College Can Lead to Heart Disease Later in Life:
Regularly consuming multiple drinks in a short window of time can cause immediate changes in circulation that increase an otherwise healthy young adult’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life.

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