News tagged with vascular diseases
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Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an effective, noninvasive method for monitoring patients who undergo endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.
Other May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research led by vascular surgeons at Dartmouth-Hitchcock may offer new hope to sufferers of peripheral artery disease, the cause of nearly 60,000 lower-limb amputations annually, through the use of a patient's own stem cells.
Medical research May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Depression may be associated with an increased risk of arterial narrowing in the legs and pelvis, a condition known as peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, ...
Cardiology Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cardiac researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found that a certain cellular pathway is linked to obesity-related disorders, like diabetes, heart disease and fatty liver disease.
Medical research Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The University of Dundee is a key partner in a pioneering study aiming to determine whether a scan of blood vessels in the eye can identify signs of heart disease.
Cardiology Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A number of studies have shown that excess insulin circulating in the bloodstream is a major independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, a new study from Joslin Diabetes Center finds that ...
Cardiology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Circulating endothelial cell (CEC) counts are elevated among patients with myocardial infarction (MI), and the cells have distinct morphological features, according to a study published in the ...
Cardiology Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients suffering from high blood pressure who have different blood pressure (BP) readings in each arm are at a reduced chance of survival over 10 years, claims a study published today in the British Medical Journal.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In January a research team from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry reported the first systematic review of findings related to the risk factors associated with a difference in blood pressure between arms.
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(Medical Xpress) -- Every year, more than 200,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in Americans age 60 or older. There is no known cure ...
Ophthalmology Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A well-conducted experimental study in mice has provided potentially important new insights into the association of the intake of resveratrol and like compounds with health benefits. Resveratrol is a constituent of red wine ...
Medical research Feb 09, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A systematic review and meta-analysis carried out by researchers at the University of Exeter Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD) has found that differences in systolic blood pressure between arms could be a ...
Cardiology Jan 29, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 1
A Cambridge University research team has for the first time discovered a method of generating different types of vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) - the cells which make up the walls of blood vessels - using cells from ...
Cardiology Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Although minimally invasive (endovascular) treatments for patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) result in shorter hospital stays and the potential to save Medicare millions of dollars each year, a new study reveals ...
Cardiology Jan 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In a new study, NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have discovered how cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins promote the breakdown of plaque in the arteries. The study was published online by the journal PLoS One on Dec ...
Cardiology Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |