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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.


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.

Mar 28, 2013
Mummies Study Reveals That Hardening Of The Arteries May Have Been A Global Problem In The Ancient World:
A study of 137 mummies from four different geographical regions, spanning 4000 years of human history, has revealed that atherosclerosis, or hardening and narrowing of the arteries may have been much more common among ancient peoples than previously thought.

Feb 26, 2013
People with Asthma at Increased Risk of Pulmonary Embolism:
A new study in the European Respiratory Journal looks at whether people with moderate or severe asthma had an increased risk of developing deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism.

Jan 24, 2013
Blood Vessel Glue Inspired By Mussels Also Prevents Inflammation:
A gel based on the mussel's knack for clinging to rocks can be painted onto the walls of blood vessels and stay put, forming a protective barrier with potentially life-saving implications.

Dec 27, 2012
Damaged Artery Healed By Stem Cells In Lab Study:
Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute have for the first time demonstrated that baboon embryonic stem cells can be programmed to completely restore a severely damaged artery.

Nov 29, 2012
Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome On Combined Pill At Double The Risk For Blood Clots:
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome who are taking combined oral contraceptives have a 2-fold risk of blood clots compared with women without the disorder who take contraceptives

Sep 27, 2012
New Optical Instrument Helps Diagnose and Monitor Peripheral Arterial Disease In Diabetics:
An innovative new optical diagnostic tool may soon make it easier to diagnose and monitor one of the most serious complications of diabetes, peripheral arterial disease

Aug 30, 2012
Anti-Clotting Therapy May Be Used Too Often Following Orthopaedic Surgery Or Trauma:
Some smaller clots that can be identified by today's sensitive testing methods may not require potentially risky treatment.

Jul 26, 2012
Physiologists Identify the Biological Mechanism Responsible for Cold Feet:
Cold feet - those chilly appendages that plague many people in the winter and an unlucky few all year round - can be the bane of existence for singles and couples alike. In a new study, scientists have identified a biological mechanism that may be responsible for icy extremities.

Jun 28, 2012
Bloodstream Scavenger Inhibits Clotting Without Increased Bleeding:
A compound that mops up debris of damaged cells from the bloodstream may be the first in a new class of drugs designed to address one of medicine's most difficult challenges - stopping the formation of blood clots without triggering equally threatening bleeding.

May 24, 2012
Children With Big-Bone Fractures Rarely Require Anti-Clotting Drugs:
Children with pelvic and thigh fractures develop dangerous blood clots so rarely that anti-clotting therapy should be given only to those with underlying conditions that increase clotting risk

Apr 26, 2012
Stanford engineers create wireless, self-propelled medical device:
Powered without wires or batteries, new device can propel itself though the bloodstream and is small enough to fit through blood vessels.

Mar 22, 2012
A Bandage That Spurs and Guides Blood Vessel Growth:
Researchers have developed a bandage that stimulates and directs blood vessel growth on the surface of a wound.

Feb 23, 2012
New Ability To Regrow Blood Vessels Holds Promise For Treatment Of Heart Disease:
Researchers have demonstrated a new and more effective method for regrowing blood vessels in the heart and limbs

Jan 10, 2012
Link Between Iron Levels And Blood Clots:
People with low levels of iron in the blood have a higher risk of dangerous blood clots

Oct 25, 2011
Blood Vessel Mapping Reveals Four New "ZIP Codes":
Targeting specific addresses could help fight cancer, obesity and other diseases

Sep 23, 2011
Blood Vessels from Your Printer:
Researchers are applying new techniques and materials to come up with artificial blood vessels that will be able to supply artificial tissue and maybe even complex organs in future.

Jul 26, 2011
Doctor Develops New Technique To Treat Varicose Veins :
Dr. Peter Lawrence, UCLA's chief of vascular surgery, picks up size 7 crochet hooks from a fabric store — not to make sweaters or scarves but to use in a new technique he has developed to treat varicose veins.

Jun 27, 2011
Lasers Can Zap Varicose Veins:
Doctors have found a new non-surgical treatment that uses lasers to zap the unsightly and painful varicose veins that plague the legs of about half of those over 50.

May 09, 2011
Cotton Candy that Heals:
Inexpensive, easy-to-use cotton candy-like glass fibers appear to speed healing in initial venous stasis wound trial

Apr 24, 2011
Contraceptive Pills Increase Risk of Blood Clots:
Two recently published studies add to emerging evidence that certain types of oral contraceptive pill carry a higher risk of serious blood clots.

Feb 21, 2011
Peripheral Artery Disease Harder on Women:
Women with PAD lose ability to walk short distances and climb stairs sooner than men

Dec 21, 2010
New Treatment Is Saving the Lives of Patients Suffering from a Pulmonary Embolism:
A recently introduced treatment is saving the lives of patients diagnosed with massive pulmonary embolisms.

Jul 07, 2010
Discovery Of New Proteins That Regulate Blood Pressure:
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified key players in a little-known biochemical pathway that appears to regulate blood pressure.

Jun 28, 2010
Y Chromosome Linked To Fatal Aneurysm:
Research currently being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.

Jun 11, 2010
Link Between Muscle Loss In Elderly And Blood Vessels' Failure To Dilate:
Improving blood flow will reduce muscle loss with aging.

May 17, 2010
Joslin Research Shows Insulin Guards Against Artery Damage:
New study indicates that insulin protects blood vessels rather than damaging them as previously suspected.

Mar 15, 2010
Patients Report Positive Experience with Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins:
New studies show that patients prefer the newer Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) over conventional surgery when it comes to treating varicose veins.

Mar 03, 2010
Get Educated: March is Deep-vein Thrombosis (DVT) Month:
Deep-vein thrombosis is a condition that affects thousands of Americans, leading to complications and even death. Learn more about DVT and your risk.

Feb 11, 2010
A Study on Veins in the Brain Leads to a Possible MS Discovery:
Researchers are studying the way veins in the brain impact the central nervous system believe they are close to finding the cause for Multiple Sclerosis.

Jan 25, 2010
Less Salt Could Save Your Life, Study Reports:
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that decreasing salt intake by only half of a teaspoon per day may save thousands of American lives each year by reducing the number of heart attacks and strokes.

Nov 19, 2008
2-Point DVT Diagnostic Tool Gets Approval :
When it comes to diagnosing deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a simpler method is proving to be just as effective as a more complex test. DVT is often difficult to diagnose initially. The symptoms of a painful and swollen calf can be connected. . .

Oct 28, 2008
Occasional Smokers Face Real Risks:
The occasional smoker may want to think again before lighting another cigarette. According to a study in the journal Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, smoking, even occasionally, can chronically weaken artery. . .

May 15, 2008
Thrombosis Strands Americans on Malta:
“It’s hard to get upset when you have so little control over your situation. Besides, they made a very good crème brûlée as well as a sherry trifle in the hospital...

Dec 10, 2007
Screening For Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm:
It is usually just recommended for men ages 65 and up, unless you have other risk factors...

Nov 26, 2007
Silver For Treating Wounds :
There are new methods for treating leg ulcers. Are they better than the old methods? And since they can be more expensive, are they worth it?

Nov 12, 2007
The Silent Destroyer: Part Two:
The connection between blood pressure and obesity is explored...

Nov 05, 2007
High Blood Pressure: The Silent Destroyer:
Even though hypertension is silent and usually causes no discernible symptoms, its destructive work proceeds...

Oct 09, 2007
Saving The Diabetic Foot :
When do you amputate a diabetic foot, and how much do you remove?

Sep 24, 2007
Over-the-Counter High Blood Pressure Breathing Device Gets Nod of Approval:
RESPeRATE is a promising option for high blood pressure sufferers...

Sep 10, 2007
What Makes A Good Surgeon? What Makes A Good Hospital?:
If you need surgery, you might be tempted to go shopping for the hospital with the lowest death rate...

Aug 06, 2007
The Promise of Cord Blood:
Visit any pregnancy-related website and you’re sure to be inundated with information about saving and storing your baby's cord blood...

Jul 23, 2007
New Heart Implant May Help Prevent Stroke:
A new heart implant device may help prevent stroke by preventing atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat...

Jun 15, 2007
New For Varicose Veins: Radiofrequency, Laser and Sclerotherapy:
For 100 years, doctors have been using surgery to treat varicose veins. Now they're using less invasive methods...

Mar 23, 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention Tips:
The American Physical Therapy Association says movement and simple exercises can help prevent airline aches, pains, and more complicated problems like DVT...

Mar 08, 2007
Special Cocoa May Lead to Sustained Improvement in Blood Vessel Function :
Daily consumption of a Mars Inc. cocoa drink may have the potential to positively influence blood vessel health...

Jan 08, 2007
New Hope on the Horizon for Lung Cancer?:
More and more doctors are now using a form of CT scan in smokers to spot small lung cancers, which are more easily cured...

Nov 28, 2006
Blood Test Could Revolutionize Lung Cancer Detection – and Save Millions of Lives :
The battle against lung cancer is being fought, one advance at a time...

Nov 14, 2006
BOTOX Injections Work for Post-Stroke Spasticity, Improve Patient and Caregiver Quality of Life:
This product's benefits extend far beyond wrinkles...

Nov 01, 2006
Depression Among Stroke Survivors: A Hidden Crisis:
Depression can be devastating, but is common and treatable. You don't have to suffer in silence...

Sep 28, 2006
Recognizing A Stroke - And Getting Help:
There has been an e-mail circulating through cyberspace telling of a woman’s death from stroke. The account goes...

Sep 08, 2006
Hope for Stroke Patients – Device for Clot Removal Gains Attention :
Leave to the Californians – opening a bottle of wine with a corkscrew one day and pioneering medical technology that uses a corkscrew device to removed blood clots from stroke patients...

Aug 24, 2006
New Research Bodes Well for Treatment of Blood Clots:
The ability of the blood to clot, sealing over wounds within moments is a wondrous thing. From cuts and scrapes on a toddler’s knee to blood draws and surgery as we age...

Jul 31, 2006
Spider Veins Update: It’s What You Do – and Who You See:
“This is the first year for me – these spider veins,” said Sylvia Hammerstein who spoke to Veins1.com from a beach house...

Jul 14, 2006
Stroke in Women More Common than Most Realize – But Aspirin Can Lower Risk:
Recently the American Heart Association (AHA) published new guidelines indicating that aspirin can be useful in preventing first strokes in high-risk women...

Jun 29, 2006
Don’t Blame Your Boss for Hypertension:
It turns out that a heavy workload and a nasty boss don’t actually contribute to high blood pressure. A new study published in the May issue of Current Hypertension Reviews has found there is little evidence that the workplace leads to hypertension...

Jun 16, 2006
Senior Loneliness May Lead to Increased Blood Pressure:
The risk of death from stroke and heart disease appears to be greatly increased by loneliness – especially in the elderly...

Jun 02, 2006
Cholesterol Drug May Help Clogged Arteries:
A drug used to lower cholesterol in the blood is also proving to be effective in reversing atherosclerosis. A study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association showed...

May 19, 2006
Less Sleep Could Mean Higher Blood Pressure:
A good night’s rest does many things. It makes us less irritable, it improves our concentration and focus and it increases our energy. But according to new research, getting a solid night’s sleep may also help our bodies in a different way...

May 04, 2006
New Technique Makes Promising Headway for Infertility and Pelvic Pain:
“This simple and elegant embolization technique allows us to treat testicular atrophy in young boys, reverse infertility in some men and relieve debilitating pain in women – all non-surgically,” said Robert White, Jr., M.D...

Apr 21, 2006
Slow Response Keeps Stroke Victims from Receiving Drug Therapy :
A new study, published in a recent issue of Neurology, reports a startling conclusion; only 2 percent of admitted stroke victims received the clot-buster drug tPA...

Apr 07, 2006
Blood Sugar Levels – Something to Consider:
Most everyone has had the experience of having their fasting blood sugar levels checked. It’s usually first thing in the morning since you can’t eat anything for eight hours before. There you are in the lab with your sleeve pushed up...

Mar 23, 2006
Striving for a Comeback – Part Two:
“Mobility means freedom,” said 61-year-old David Lowell of northern Arizona, two weeks after suffering a severe stroke that affected his left side. “I never appreciated it before. Now, it’s like you’re trapped...

Mar 10, 2006
Striving for a Comeback – A Stroke Patient’s Story:
One minute 61-year-old David Lowell was walking across his living room outside of Flagstaff, Arizona. The next he was on the floor trying to figure out what was happening to him and knowing it was serious...

Feb 22, 2006
Women’s Signs of Heart Disease Often Missed in Testing:
When most of us hear the words heart attack, what comes to mind is the images of men, clutching their chests, falling to the ground and gasping for air before being rushed to the hospital...

Feb 02, 2006
New Hope in Treatment for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms :
Fifty-three-year-old actor John Ritter died of a ruptured aortic aneurysm in 2003. The massive bleeding associated with the rupture resulted in death so suddenly there was no time to get to a hospital...

Jan 05, 2006
A Conversation with Dr. Frank Veith:
Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Veith made pioneering contributions to limb-salvage surgery and the field of endovascular grafting. Veins1 caught up with Dr. Veith during the VEITHsymposium...

Dec 23, 2005
Skip the Scalpel, Vein Stripping is Not the Only Option:
“Vein stripping is barbaric,” said Fred Keller, M.D. “I agree,” said interventional radiologist Jeremy Weiss, D.O. with grim emphasis in his voice...

Dec 02, 2005
A Personal Approach to Interventional Radiology:
“Patients don’t want you just walk up and say ‘Hi, I’m a doctor and I’m going to stick this 15 centimeter biopsy needle into your body,” said Jeremy Weiss, D.O. and medical director of the Portland Endovascular and Interventional Radiology Center...

Nov 17, 2005
New Kid on the Block? – Part Two:
Ask any European about where Americans stand on the conservative-liberal spectrum and the answer will be a resounding: ultra–right!...

Nov 03, 2005
New Kid on the Block? – Interventional Radiology 101: A History in Progress:
Americans may let things like MRI, CAT scan and even angioplasty role off their tongues without so much as a backward glance, but should the conversation slip into the realm of IR-speak...

Oct 20, 2005
Varicose Veins – Can Removal be Covered by Insurance?:
In today’s world we have increasingly more ways to tweak and correct our looks, improve our flaws and fix whichever parts of us affect our confidence. For many adults, this includes varicose veins...

Oct 06, 2005
Cheney Chooses Interventional Radiology :
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) might not have approved the technology – stent grafts – yet, but that didn’t stop Vice President Dick Cheney from choosing the procedure to repair bulges in the arteries behind his knees...

Sep 23, 2005
Testosterone May Protect Against Atherosclerosis:
Despite previous evidence to the contrary, new findings suggest that the male hormone testosterone may actually help to protect middle-aged men against atherosclerosis, a precursor to several life-threatening disorders...

Aug 23, 2005
Help is on the Way for Spider Veins :
A Canadian biopharmaceutical company will be helping to eliminate those unsightly spider veins. In mid-July, Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. company announced that its Pharma Division has launched Sotradecol Injection (Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate Injection), a drug shown to be an effective treatment...

Aug 10, 2005
Blood Donors Screened for West Nile Virus:
It’s certainly nice to be able to count on the nation’s blood supply. And clearly, if we find ourselves in need of a blood transfusion, knowing the bag dangling from the IV pole is free from the West Nile virus is a relief...

Jul 06, 2005
IR Meets the Varicose Veins Challenge:
Slowly but surely, interventional radiology (IR) is revolutionizing medicine as we know it. While IR physicians have successfully treated many varicose veins for some time with their minimally invasive techniques...

Jun 08, 2005
The Link Between Varicose Veins and Pelvic Pain :
“Understanding that women with varicose veins in their legs might be at risk for pelvic congestion syndrome will help us treat them more effectively and comprehensively...

May 20, 2005
A Varicose Veins Primer:
We’ve all seen them, and some of us have them. At the very least, the little patches of spider veins that can mark aging thighs not to mention the face as well. Worse cases feature a twisted, swollen network of full blown varicose veins running up the back – and even the fronts – of the calves...

Apr 13, 2005
AAA Screening Can Decrease Deaths in Men Who Have Smoked :
A one-time screening may decrease the number of men who die from abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). Major risk factors for AAA include: Male sex, a history of ever smoking (as defined by 100 cigarettes during a person’s lifetime)...

Feb 23, 2005
New Stent a Leap Forward for Artery Disease Treatment :
A new type of stent has come through its first clinical trial with favorable results, causing a great deal of excitement in the medical community. A stent is a small tube made out of metal mesh, used to keep arteries open and allow blood to continue circulating...

Feb 09, 2005
Potentially Fatal GI Bleeding Associated With Use of Cox-2 Drugs and Warfarin :
Aging populations often have to treat more than one ailment at a time – arthritis and poor circulation being high on the list. Warfarin or Coumadin, is the drug of choice for controlling coagulation factors in the blood and thus preventing clots that cause strokes and heart attacks.

Jan 26, 2005
Preventing Vascular Disease:
Dr. Enrico Ascher is a professor of Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is also director of Vascular Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. In the following interview, conducted on the first day of the Veith Symposium, Dr. Ascher shares advice for patients about how to prevent vascular disease.

Dec 01, 2004
Zebra Fish May Provide Key to Targeted Angiogenesis:
A common tropical fish known as the zebra fish seems to have unwittingly provided scientists with revolutionary new information about how to repair blood vessel and nerve damage.

Nov 02, 2004
New Technology Makes Locating Veins Easier:
Hospitals are beginning clinical trials of a new kind of imaging technology that will make locating veins for purposes such as blood tests and intravenous drips (IVs) easier.

Aug 19, 2004
Foam Therapy Renaissance for Varicose Veins:
Dr. Charles McCollum and colleagues at Wynthenshawe Hospital of Manchester, UK, represent a growing trend in varicose vein research: the revitalization of foam therapy.

Aug 02, 2004
Researchers Hope Drug Brings Leg Relief:
A study published in the August issue of the journal Sleep has found that the drug, ropinirole, can bring relief to people suffering from a condition known as Restless Legs Syndrome.

Jun 30, 2004
New Minimally-Invasive Bypass Technique Turns Vein Into Artery:
An experimental bypass procedure known as percutaneous in-situ coronary venous arterialization (PICVA) was used successfully on a 53-year-old German man, says a report released in late May of this year.

Jun 14, 2004
Are You at Risk for DVT?:
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a potentially fatal condition in which blood clots form in the deep veins that accompany arteries. If you are at risk for DVT, you may be able to take action to prevent it.

May 24, 2004
Parkinson’s Drug Helps to Relieve Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome:
Low doses of pergolide, a drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease, seem to offer relief for sufferers of the sleep disorder Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS).

Apr 20, 2004
New Research on Risk Factors for Varicose Veins:
Researchers have reached new conclusions about what factors place people at risk for varicose veins. A recent study of over 1500 participants, conducted in Edinburgh, found that genetics, sex, and height are all factors related to the incidence of varicose veins, also called varices.

Mar 25, 2004
DVT: Preventative Care Needed For At-Risk Patients :
Patients with a higher risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) usually receive the care they need to minimize their chances of developing the condition, a recent study found.

Feb 25, 2004
One Woman’s Struggle with Deep Vein Thrombosis:
It wasn't until Gloria Wong finally found an Interventional Radiologist that she received the right treatment for her debilitating leg pain.

Feb 09, 2004
More Screening Urged for Limb-Threatening Condition:
More physicians should screen for swelling of the artery behind the knee, an increasingly common condition that, left untreated, could lead to the loss of a leg, a prominent vascular surgeon said recently.

Jan 26, 2004
Researchers Study Restless Leg Ailment:
Researchers at two Oregon hospitals are studying a common but rarely diagnosed ailment that causes millions of Americans to have a creepy-crawly feeling deep in their leg muscle or involuntarily kick their legs.

Jan 23, 2004
Drug May Reduce Restenosis by up to 40%:
A drug used to treat peripheral vascular disease symptoms also may reduce renarrowing of arteries by as much as 40%.

Jan 05, 2004
Vein Stripping May Soon be History:
Less-invasive varicose vein procedures are safer, offer better recovery and quality of life, surgeon says.

Nov 24, 2003
Riskiest Time for DVT is Two Weeks After Flying:
Air travelers who take long-haul flights are 4 times more likely to develop deep vein thrombosis within the first two weeks after their flight, according to researchers in Australia.

Nov 06, 2003
Estrogen Patch Lowers Risk of Blood Clots:
It’s not just hormones, it’s how you take them. Two new studies report that post-menopausal women who used estrogen patches or gel instead of pills had a lower risk of blood clots.

Oct 14, 2003
Minimally Invasive Procedure Treats Varicose Veins in the Pelvis:
Varicose veins in the legs can be a nuisance and even embarrassing, but when they occur in the pelvis, varicose veins can cause constant discomfort and pain. It’s a condition called ovarian vein reflux, and it’s been under-diagnosed and rarely treated, until now.

Sep 10, 2003
Popular Cholesterol Drug Helps Patients With Arterial Leg Pain:
For thousands of Americans over age 60, a weekend stroll is no walk in the park. Not only are they at risk for heart disease, but walking-induced leg pain can also put a cramp in their day.

Jul 15, 2003
UK: DVT Victims May Not Sue Airlines:
Britain’s Court of Appeal upheld a lower court decision that long-distance travelers who develop blood clots—known as deep vein thrombosis—could not sue airlines for compensation.

Jul 03, 2003
Coach Class Syndrome Lawsuits Hit the UK:
Long haul air travelers who developed life-threatening blood clots after flying, as well as family members of those who died of the syndrome known as deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, continued their legal battle against 18 international airlines in the Court of Appeal in London on July 1st. The judges are expected to announce their decision on Thursday.

Jun 02, 2003
Blocking Blood Vessels May Fight Cancer:
The benefits so far are small, but a new study proves that scientists pursuing one of cancer treatment's most intriguing theories - that the way to attack a tumor's heart is through its blood supply - at least are on the right track.

Apr 09, 2003
Researchers Tie Hard Arteries, Vein Clots:
For the first time, researchers have linked the hardening of arteries to blood clots in veins, a finding that could trigger new research in the effort to prevent the blockages that kill thousands of people each year.

Mar 14, 2003
Stopping Sleepless Nights:
"Creepy-crawly," "prickly," "tingling," and "twitching" ... These are the words typically used to describe one of the most common but relatively unknown sleep disorders in the United States: Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).

Feb 24, 2003
Old Medicine Effective on Blood Clots:
Steady low doses of an old-fashioned blood thinner have been shown to dramatically lower the risk of recurring, dangerous blood clots in the legs and lungs, offering the first effective treatment for an estimated 750,000 U.S. victims annually.

Jan 02, 2003
Diabetes No Reason to Hesitate About Vascular Surgery:
People with diabetes have better postoperative survival rates following vascular surgery than people without diabetes, according to a new study.

Dec 19, 2002
Latest in DVT Research:
International vascular surgeons and specialists are exploring both established and experimental treatments for deep vein thrombosis, a condition that occurs in approximately 2 out of 1,000 people.

Dec 02, 2002
Vascular Community Gathers for Veith Symposium:
The program highlighted the latest and most significant advances in the treatment of vascular and endovascular diseases. This year's meeting engaged attendees with over 150 rapid-fire abstracts and discussions about new clinical practices, research and interventions.

Oct 06, 2002
New Vascular Therapy Device Receives FDA Clearance:
CryoVascular’s Device, the PolarCath Peripheral Transluminal Angioplasty System, gently opens blocked peripheral arteries.

Sep 22, 2002
Legs for Life Starts Its Run:
More than 10 million Americans have the potentially deadly peripheral vascular disease known as PVD, but few are aware of it. A nationwide campaign called Legs for Life is trying to change that by educating Americans about prevention, detection and treatment of PVD.

Mar 20, 2002
Study Links Eye Artery Narrowing to Heart Disease

Jan 24, 2002
Fear of Flying May Cause DVT:
New research indicates that anxiety over flying may also be a contributing factor to the development of deep vein thrombosis.

Jun 22, 2001
Varicose Veins and Pregnancy:
Nearly 40 percent of pregnant woman develop varicose veins during the course of their pregnancy. Read how you can help minimize the discomfort of pregnancy-related varicose veins.

Jun 08, 2001
Roller Coaster Concerns:
Can a woman’s death be attributed to a park ride?

May 18, 2001
Economy Class Syndrome Back in the News:
You can reduce your risk by wearing stockings

May 04, 2001
A Medieval Practice:
Leeches are back by popular demand

Mar 14, 2001
World Health Organization To Study Flight Related Blood Clots :
Research to Focus Upon DVT and Flying

Feb 08, 2001
A Common Source of Pain :
Hemorrhoids—What You Need to Know

Jan 19, 2001
Frequent Flyers Might Want to Consider Upgrading to First Class:
A small but real threat lurks in the coach sections of airplanes

Jan 03, 2001
Healing One Step at A Time :
Platelet-Derived Growth Factors Help Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Dec 20, 2000
Continuous Regional Anesthesia is Changing the Field of Pain Management:
New method of pain relief speeds orthopedic recoveries

Dec 06, 2000
Spotlight Shines on Varicose Vein Removal:
Know your options and new methods available in varicose-vein removal.

Oct 12, 2000
How High is the Risk of Blood Clots for Women on the Pill?:
Risk of venous thrombosis should not scare women away from the Pill

Sep 12, 2000
A Phenomenally Cold Disorder:
A woman with Raynaud's discusses her disorder.

Aug 28, 2000
Doctors Develop Procedure to Remove Varicose Veins:
Conventional treatments for varicose veins have been tedious and time-consuming. But a newer procedure using smaller incisions and shorter operating times, is causing more patients to remove the unsightly varicose veins.

Aug 17, 2000
Along Came a Treatment for Spider Veins:
Spider veins form close to the surface of the skin and are small clumps of blood vessels.

Aug 11, 2000
Several Treatments Available for Intracranial Aneurysms:
Advances in aneurysm treatments are helping to increase patient survival rates

Jul 31, 2000
Developments in Vascular Access Systems for Hemodialysis Patients:
Advances in vascular access tool aim to reduce common complications associated with hemodialysis

Jul 31, 2000
Diseases are Diagnosed and Treated Using Ultrasound Technology:
Say the word “ultrasound” and most people picture a doctor examining a pregnant woman’s fetus.

Jul 31, 2000
Reducing the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Surgical Candidates:
Physicians have long known the risk of venous thromboembolism in surgical candidates.

Jul 21, 2000
Wear Those Shorts Again:
New technological advances help to deal with unwanted varicose veins.

Jul 21, 2000
The Low-Down on Herbal Remedies for Vein Health:
Can a dietary supplement help promote leg-vein health?

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