News tagged with elasticity
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists are a step closer to being able to repair damaged human heart tissue thanks to a world leading research collaboration between the University of Sydney and Harvard University.
Cardiology Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A single dose of an investigational anti-inflammatory drug called inclacumab considerably reduces damage to heart muscle during angioplasty (the opening of a blocked artery), according to a recent international clinical trial ...
Cardiology Mar 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cheap, safe and radiation-free: Now possible to detect cancer by measuring the elasticity of tumours
As one of the first countries in the world, Norway will be testing a completely new method for detecting cancer. This is done by measuring the elasticity of tumours. The method is called elastography. You ...
Cancer Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients who undergo midface rejuvenation surgery, the rate of dissatisfaction with outcome is associated with malar hypoplasia and loss of elasticity, according to a study published online ...
Surgery Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The morphology of bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) malformations plays an important role in outcomes, according to a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.
Cardiology Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to matters of a healthy heart women may benefit more from eating oily fish than men, a new study has found.
Health Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study suggests that higher blood pressure is associated with lower mortality in extremely frail, elderly adults.
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children exposed to their parents' cigarette smoke are at greater risk of suffering serious cardiovascular health problems later in life, a study showed Wednesday.
Health May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- If you throw a rubber balloon filled with water against a wall, it will spread out and deform on impact, while the same balloon filled with honey, which is more viscous, will deform much ...
Medical research May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research reveals that insulin applied in therapeutic doses selectively stimulates the formation of new elastic fibers in cultures of human aortic smooth muscle cells. These results advance the understanding of the molecular ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Recently, interest in the fat around the heart -so called pericardial fat- is rapidly growing. Even a thin person can have pericardial fat. Several studies suggest that pericardial fat induces inflammation of the artery wall ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A gynecologist and a molecular biologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center have collaborated to show for the first time that pelvic organ prolapse a condition in which the uterus, bladder or vagina protrude from the ...
Medical research May 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a disabling condition that affects almost 50% of women over the age of 50. It occurs when the muscles and ligaments supporting a woman's pelvic organs weaken such that the pelvic organs slip ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Elasticity may refer to:
Numerous uses are derived from this physical sense of the term, which is inherently mathematical, such as used in Engineering, Chemistry, Construction and variously in Economics:
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