News tagged with vessel disease
The hardening of arteries is a hallmark of atherosclerosis, an often deadly disease in which plaques, excessive connective tissue, and other changes build up inside vessel walls and squeeze off the flow of ...
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have identified four new regions on the human genome associated with Behcet's disease, a painful and potentially dangerous condition found predominantly in people with ancestors along the Silk Road. For nearly ...
Genetics Jan 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Many diseases – obesity, Type 2 diabetes, muscular dystrophy – are associated with fat accumulation in muscle. In essence, fat replacement causes the muscles to weaken and degenerate.
Medical research Apr 30, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure, cut the risk of heart attack and stroke – and even prolong life, a study suggests.
Health May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Autoimmune diseases are triggered by immune cells that attack the body's own tissue. In multiple sclerosis (MS) immune cells succeed in invading nervous tissue and sparking off a destructive inflammation ...
Immunology Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Green tea and coffee may help lower your risk of having a stroke, especially when both are a regular part of your diet, according to research published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Mar 14, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (10) | 3 |
Eat a breakfast sandwich and your body will be feeling the ill effects well before lunch – now that's fast food!
Cardiology Oct 30, 2012 | 3.1 / 5 (10) | 16 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An international team of scientists, led by the University of Sydney, has found the molecular structure in the body which functions as our 'shock absorber'.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows combining two already-FDA approved drugs may offer a new and potent punch against diseases in which blood vessel growth is abnormal—such as cancer, diabetic ...
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
One of the top suspects behind killer vascular diseases is the victim of mistaken identity, according to researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who used genetic tracing to help hunt down ...
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (12) | 6 |
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
With many of us struggling to get enough exercise, sport and exercise scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Birmingham, under the lead of Professor Anton Wagenmakers, have been working ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Rice scientists simulate "robot" cells to study the development of microvascular systems in the brain. The goal is to find a way to direct the development of vessels that feed oxygen-starved cells in stroke ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |