Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 causes 'hyperactivity' in blood-clotting cells

Changes in blood platelets triggered by COVID-19 could contribute to the onset of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications in some patients who have the disease, according to University of Utah Health scientists. ...

Neuroscience

New drug reduces stroke damage in mice

Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute have identified a novel drug that could protect the brain during and after a stroke.

Cardiology

Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

Drugs that were developed to treat Alzheimer's Disease could be re-purposed to prevent—or even reverse—the damage done to the blood vessels in people who are obese or suffer from type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

Cardiology

Blood pressure connected to eye health in young children

Young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, and children with higher blood pressure levels were more likely to develop retinal microvascular impairment during early ...

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