News tagged with vascular diseases

Preventing cardiovascular disease in old aortas

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the No. 1 killer of people in the U.S. An early sign of CVD is increased aortic stiffness, a change that becomes more prevalent as we age. Now, researchers at Sargent College of Boston University ...

Nov 03, 2014
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'Healthier hormones' through diet and exercise

Weight loss—by dietary changes alone or combined with physical exercise—has a positive impact on the production of adipose tissue hormones: Adipose tissue produces less leptin but, instead, more adiponectin, which counteracts ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Pioneering heart disease treatment

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at King's College London have developed the first artificial functioning blood vessel outside of the body, made from reprogrammed stem cells from human skin. The team also ...

Aug 15, 2012
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Blood type may influence heart disease risk

People with blood type A, B, or AB had a higher risk for coronary heart disease when compared to those with blood type O, according to new research published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an Americ ...

Aug 14, 2012
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