News tagged with blood flow
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(Medical Xpress)—UCSF neuroscientists have found that by training on attention tests, people young and old can improve brain performance and multitasking skills.
Neuroscience Nov 02, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Using new computer models of blood flow in the vicinity of cerebral aneurysms (dilated sections of blood vessels in the brain), it is now possible to calculate every detail of the patient-specific situation. ...
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two Rhode Island Hospital researchers recently found that restoring near-complete blood flow to the brain is necessary to restore or preserve neurological function following stroke. Seems like a no-brainer, right?
Cardiology Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The disease atherosclerosis involves the build up of fatty tissue within arterial walls, creating unstable structures known as plaques. These plaques grow until they burst, rupturing the wall and causing ...
Medical research Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever – mentally fit.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 6 |
A clinical trial found that the use of a next generation, micronet, mesh-covered stent demonstrated improved restoration of blood flow to heart tissue, compared to the use of either bare-metal or drug-eluting stents in heart ...
Cardiology Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers develop neuroimaging technique capturing cocaine's devastating effect on brain blood flow
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University have developed a high-resolution, 3D optical Doppler imaging tomography technique that captures the effects ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recent studies have linked caffeine consumption to a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease, and a new University of Illinois study may be able to explain how this happens.
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Can you bite into an apple? If so, you are more likely to maintain mental abilities, according to new research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vibration-induced white finger disease (VWF) is caused by continued use of vibrating hand held machinery (high frequency vibration >50 Hz), and affects tens of thousands of people. New research published in BioMed Central's ...
Genetics Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
What does anger sound like? What music does sorrow imply? Human emotion is being given a new soundtrack thanks to an exciting new collaboration between art and neuroscience.
Other Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mathematical modeling being tested by researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the IU School of Medicine has the potential to impact the knowledge ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Early treatment response is a powerful predictor of long-term outcome for young patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The information can help physicians decide whether a more intensive approach is needed. Research ...
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Structural and mechanical engineers at the University of California, San Diego, are working together to create blood flow simulations that could lead to improvements in the design of a cardiac pump for children ...
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows combining two already-FDA approved drugs may offer a new and potent punch against diseases in which blood vessel growth is abnormal—such as cancer, diabetic ...
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |