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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?...