Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What blood platelets and endothelial cells may reveal about COVID-19

Yale researchers have helped identify the mechanisms behind a major cause of morbidity and mortality in COVID-19 patients. Extensive blood clots in both large and small blood vessels in the lungs and throughout many major ...

Ophthalmology

Researchers capture cell-level details of curved cornea

Researchers have, for the first time, acquired optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of the curved layers of a person's cornea with cell-level detail and a large viewing area. The new OCT instrument enables improved monitoring ...

Cardiology

Researchers provide novel insights into primate arterial aging

Cardiovascular disorders are leading causes of morbidity and death worldwide. Age-associated changes in arterial properties, such as endothelial dysfunction and structural alterations, are considered to be initial events ...

Oncology & Cancer

Neurotoxicity characterized after infusion of CD19 CAR-T cells

(HealthDay)—Patients with severe neurotoxicity after infusion of CD19-targeted chimeric antigen receptor-modified T (CAR-T) cells have evidence of endothelial activation, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in ...

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea may increase atrial fibrillation risk

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase the risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF), according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference.

Cardiology

Hot flashes could signal increased risk of heart disease

Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of menopause, have already been shown to interfere with a woman's overall quality of life. A new study shows that, particularly for younger midlife women (age 40-53 years), frequent ...

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