Medical research

'Fixing' blood vessel cells to diagnose blood clotting disorders

When in dysfunction, the vascular endothelium—the tissue that lines the blood vessels throughout our body's entire circulatory system—plays a big role in the development of many human diseases, including diabetes, stroke, ...

Medical research

Researchers reveal malaria's deadly grip

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the University of Oxford, NIMR Tanzania and Retrogenix LTD, have identified how malaria parasites growing inside red ...

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Targeting the X-factor to tackle cardiovascular disease

New research at The University of Nottingham aimed at preventing harmful blood clots associated with heart disease and stroke has recently received a major funding boost from the British Heart Foundation.


Short-term smoking cessation reverses endothelial damage

Eight weeks of smoking cessation reverses the endothelial damage caused by smoking, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today by Dr. Yasuaki Dohi from Japan. Serotonin remained elevated, suggesting eight weeks ...

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