(PhysOrg.com) -- In what can only be described as insightful, two doctors from The Netherlands, working with Italian imaging companies, have devised a means to use ultrasound to measure blood pressure. The technology, more ...
Medical research Jun 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers from Tel Aviv University describe experiments that could lead to a new approach for treating Parkinson's disease (PD) using a common sweetener, mannitol. This research is presented today at the Genetics Society ...
Genetics Apr 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
MRI scanning could become a powerful new tool for assessing how well cholesterol drugs are working, according to Loyola University Health System cardiologist Binh An P. Phan, MD.
Medical research Oct 14, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists may have discovered a new way to prevent strokes in high risk patients, according to research from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire ...
Cardiology Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
While dozens of medical device makers are racing to treat medication-resistant hypertension by burning nerves inside arteries in the kidneys, Minneapolis firm CVRx is coming at the problem from a different direction.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Sir Charles Gardener Hospital found that moderate daily consumption of yogurt prevents thickening of the carotid artery while the same consumption of milk and cheese had little effect in reducing CCA-IMT.
Health Oct 25, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
"After an arterial injury, the inner layer of cells in the artery begins to regrow. In the long term, this usually causes more harm than good", says Maria Gomez.
Cardiology Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A paper from Rhode Island Hospital and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit examines whether different presentation formats, presenter characteristics, and patient characteristics affect decision-making for patients requiring treatment ...
Neuroscience Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adherence to a Mediterranean dietary pattern in early life is associated with lower arterial stiffness in adulthood, according to a study published online July 19 in the Journal of Internal Me ...
Health Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Here's a wake-up call for snorers: Snoring may put you at a greater risk than those who are overweight, smoke or have high cholesterol to have thickening or abnormalities in the carotid artery, according to researchers at ...
Sleep apnea Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Niacin added to statin therapy increases HDL cholesterol levels but does not improve HDL functionality, research shows
While two large clinical trials recently showed that adding niacin to statin therapy failed to improve clinical outcomes despite a significant increase in HDL-C levels, little is known about exactly why the increased HDL-C ...
Cardiology Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Joslin scientists report significant findings about the location, genetic expression and function of human brown adipose tissue (BAT) and the generation of new BAT cells. These findings, which appear in the April 2013 issue ...
Medical research Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital found "substantial evidence" that a regenerative process involving damaged nerve fibers in the spinal cord could hold the key to better functional recovery by most stroke victims.
Neuroscience May 23, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |