News tagged with vessel disease
(HealthDay) -- Men with severe gum disease, known as periodontitis, are at greater risk for impotence, according to a new study that finds young men and the elderly at particular risk.
Dentistry May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Common variants of the ApoE gene are strongly associated with the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease, but the gene's role in the disease has been unclear. Now, researchers funded by the National ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Phys.org) -- Scientists at the University of Reading have made a groundbreaking discovery into the way blood clots are formed, potentially leading to the development of new drugs to treat one of the world's ...
Cardiology Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Clogging of pipes leading to the heart is the planet's number one killer. Surgeons can act as medical plumbers to repair some blockages, but we don't fully understand how this living organ deteriorates or ...
Medical research Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Coronary artery disease continues to be a major cause of death in the U.S., killing hundreds of thousands of people per year. However, this disease burden isn't evenly divided between the sexes; significantly more men than ...
Cardiology Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited condition that causes red blood cells to sometimes deform into a crescent shape, affects an estimated 100,000 Americans, typically those of African descent. However, far more have sickle ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The findings of a new study suggest that the protective effects of an active cognitive lifestyle arise through multiple biological pathways.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have identified what could be a biological tipping point in the development of high blood pressure, in a discovery that could one day lead to new treatment.
Cardiology Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- New long-term research now suggests that fully biodegradable stents are safe to use in heart arteries.
Cardiology Apr 16, 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 cholesterol drug commonly prescribed to reduce cardiovascular disease risk restores blood vessel function in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study in the April 4 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The dr ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
High fat diets cause damage to blood vessels earlier than previously thought, and these structural and mechanical changes may be the first step in the development of high blood pressure. These findings in mice, by Marie Billaud ...
Cardiology Apr 03, 2012 | 1.6 / 5 (8) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at UCD have identified a potential new treatment for life-threatening complications associated with chronic obstructive lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Chronic obstructive ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered a previously unknown mechanism which helps intestinal bacteria to affect the formation of blood vessels. The results, which are ...
Medical research Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Eating raisins and soy appears to help ward off high blood pressure, a key risk factor in heart disease, according to two studies presented at a major US cardiology conference on Sunday.
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 2