Exercise may induce strokes for people with blocked arteries

Many overlook the warnings preceding workout classes that encourage consulting a doctor before participating in rigorous exercise. After all, isn't exercise good for you? However, certain conditions could make the increased ...


New tool uses ultrasound 'tornado' to break down blood clots

Researchers have developed a new tool and technique that uses "vortex ultrasound"—a sort of ultrasonic tornado—to break down blood clots in the brain. The new approach worked more quickly than existing techniques to eliminate ...


Simulation shows how blood flows through the heart

The view inside a beating heart is one not seen—or even seeable—until now, according to Rice University mechanical engineer Tayfun Tezduyar, who says such visualizations can help clinicians understand the mechanisms that ...

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