Cardiology

Obesity may increase risk for peripheral artery disease

People with obesity are known to be at increased risk for coronary heart disease, the most common type of heart disease. Now, a new study shows obesity may also increase the chance of developing peripheral artery disease.

Medical research

Cell factories mass-produce living drugs

Table-top cell production factories and placentas harvested after birth are promising to bring life-saving cell therapies to unprecedented numbers of patients.

Cardiology

Eyes hold clues to future narrowing of leg vessels

Changes in tiny blood vessels of the eye may predict a higher risk of later narrowing in the large blood vessels in the legs, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention ...

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