Health

Say yes to foam roller workouts

(HealthDay)—Foam rollers are great tools for improving range of motion before a workout and easing soreness as part of the cooldown after exercise.

Cardiology

Adopted baby's unexpected heart problem brought unexpected joy

When their hopes of adopting a child from China were stretched thin by years of wait, Vanessa and Chris Zoog asked for a baby with a physical issue—one who could use an extra dollop of love. Doing so, they learned, would ...

Medical research

Computer modeling may improve understanding of glaucoma

A new mathematical model may help doctors learn more about the risk factors and causes of glaucoma, including the mechanisms affecting blood flow to the eye. The research will be presented today at the American Physiological ...

Health

Stress and blood vessel problems

Emory University School of Medicine researchers have uncovered an important risk pathway for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by utilizing an oft-cited fear—public speaking—to measure how stress changes the lining of blood ...

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Blood flow

Blood flow is the flow of blood in the cardiovascular system.

It can be calculated by dividing the vascular resistance into the pressure gradient.

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