News tagged with arteries

Is laughter really the best medicine?

Laughter may not be the best medicine after all and can even be harmful to some patients, suggests the authors of a paper published in the Christmas edition of The BMJ.

Dec 12, 2013
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Study finds biomaterials repair human heart

Clemson University biological sciences student Meghan Stelly and her father, Alabama cardiovascular surgeon Terry Stelly, investigated a biomedical application following a coronary artery bypass surgery and found that the ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Angioplasty possibly no better than drug therapy

For patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) who are not experiencing a heart attack and an abnormal stress test, treatment of their narrowed arteries by the common procedure of angioplasty may not provide additional ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Embolization procedure aids in weight loss

A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight three months after the procedure. ...

Nov 25, 2013
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