Cardiology

How much do you know about thrombosis? Probably not enough

Blood clots in the veins—particularly those that break off and travel to the lungs—can be fatal and have become increasingly so. Yet many adults know little about their risks or the growing evidence that healthy habits ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blood clotting a significant cause of death in patients with COVID-19

A study led by clinician scientists at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has found that Irish patients admitted to hospital with severe COVID-19 infection are experiencing abnormal blood clotting that contributes ...

Medical research

A higher resolution image of human lung development

The invention of interactive map applications has revolutionized wayfinding, providing an unprecedented level of information far beyond what printed road maps can offer. Researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles are ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Dementia's gender differences revealed

Dementia is one of the leading causes of death in Australia, but University of Queensland research has found the disease affects men and women differently.

Oncology & Cancer

Pioneering new 3-D cancer model to speed new treatments

A scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, working with local biotech company HemoShear Therapeutics, has created a physical, three-dimensional model of a cancer tumor that can replicate the complex nature ...

Health

Cinnamon may lessen damage of high-fat diet in rats

Cinnamon may lessen the risk of cardiovascular damage of a high-fat diet by activating the body's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory systems and slowing the fat-storing process, according to a preliminary animal study presented ...

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