News tagged with blood circulation
Sickle cell anemia causes pain, fatigue and delayed growth, all because of a lack of enough healthy red blood cells. And yet genetic mutations that cause it - recessive genes for the oxygen-carrying hemoglobin protein - have ...
Medical research Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered the therapeutic benefit of fetal stem cells in helping the maternal heart recover after heart attack or other injury. The research, which marks a significant ...
Cardiology Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A genetically engineered clotting factor that controlled hemophilia in an animal study offers a novel potential treatment for human hemophilia and a broad range of other bleeding problems.
Genetics Oct 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million. A new study has looked at whether certain types of drugs used ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with chronic conditions are likely to change their preferences for receiving emergency procedures in the event of cardiac arrest, according to new findings.
Other Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Recent PET-measurements in Turku, Finland, show that the GSM mobile phone electromagnetic field suppresses glucose metabolism in temporoparietal and anterior temporal areas of the hemisphere next to the antenna.
Medical research Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A device developed by Aïmago, a start-up in EPFL's Science Park, shows how blood is circulating in the skin. It already facilitates the work of burn specialists and plastic and reconstructive surgeons at CHUV.
Other Sep 14, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Stem cell therapies promise to regenerate the infarcted heart through the replacement of dead cardiac cells and stimulation of the growth of new vessels. New research has found the transplantation of stem cells that reside ...
Cardiology Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
High blood pressure could be caused by a common virus, according to a study carried out by a team of Chinese doctors which could lead to better treatment for millions of people around the world.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
People with diabetes want to stay active and lead a healthy life free from complications such as kidney disease, heart disease and stroke. However, many patients cannot escape from the common threat of Diabetic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have found more evidence of the benefits of home dialysis for patients with kidney failure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Blood test confirmed to be 'powerful predictor' for metastatic breast cancer following largest analysis to date
Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood is a "powerful predictor" to help physicians more reliably assess treatment benefit for patients ...
Cancer May 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The most lethal and sudden cardiovascular event can be the toughest for doctors to diagnose.
Cardiology May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The internally-driven daily cycle of blood pressure changes doesn't appear to be linked to the known increase in morning heart attacks, according to a study in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Apr 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0