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A Blood Vessel Is A Blood Vessel Is A Blood Vessel Is A Blood Vessel by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 04 Mar 2013 3:00am A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose. Gertrude Stein If Ms. Stein were a physician, she might proclaim that "a blood vessel is a blood vessel is a blood vessel is a blood vessel" regardless of what organ it supplies.  The implication is that blockage of one leads to blockage of others.  Thus peripheral artery disease is considered ... Read on »
A Blood Vessel Is A Blood Vessel Is A Blood Vessel Is A Blood Vessel Part 2 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 May 2013 3:00am Just 2 months ago, I commented on a study linking heart disease to stroke risk .  Well, in a cross-sectional study published early online last week prior to print next month in Stroke , the authors concluded that cardiovascular risk was linked to worse cognitive function.  What's surprising in this analysis of data from 3,778 participants ... Read on »
Science Researchers Create Cells That Line Blood Vessels from iPSCs–May Lead to Patients Needing Less Blood Thinning Medic by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 25 Aug 2013 4:07pm iPSC cells are are wonderful thing by all means and I can go backwards here about 3 years ago when the process began whereby skin or other stem cells can be changed.  As you can see from the link below intestine cells were created  and we are routinely it seems finding more and more ways to work with re-identifying cells so they function as if ... Read on »
Cardiovascular System (heart, blood and blood vessels) by Storm M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 21 May 2008 9:09pm What is this cardio that everyone keeps talking about ? How can it benefit me ? Do I even need to do cardio ? Cardio pertains to your cardiovascular system which is your heart, blood and blood vessels. A healthy cardiovascular system transports oxygen and nutrients throughout your body while picking up wast ... Read on »
Antioxidant in Orange Juice Linked to Better Blood Vessel Health, Lower Blood Pressure by Jan Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm Summer by lovely45 on An antioxidant in orange juice called hesperidin improves blood vessel function and helps lower a person’s risk of heart disease, researchers report. Hesperidin is a plant-based compound called a flavonoid. (Grapes, red wine, green and black teas, and chocolate also contain flavonoids.) A growing bo ... Read on »
Cocoa flavanols improve blood pressure, blood vessel repair by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 06 Jul 2010 12:00am - High concentrations of cocoa flavanols decrease blood pressure, improve the health of blood vessels and increase the number of circulating blood-vessel-forming cells in patients with heart disease, according to a new study by UCSF ca ... Read on »
Whistleblower Off Label Marketing Law Suit – Stents Marketed and Implanted To Treat Blocked Blood Vessels But Were Made To by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 8:32pm If you read any on stents these days, you will know there are a lot of them around and very specifically made for certain area of the body and treatments, everything is this way today, drugs included with gnomically based and created medications.  Cancer drugs are a perfect example and why tests are being researched and created to find the “ca ... Read on »
Too Much Salt May Damage Blood Vessels and Lead to High Blood Pressure by Medline Plus Posted Sat 23 Jun 2012 10:14pm Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Sodium , High Blood Pressure Read on »
Can Diabetic Damage To Blood Vessels Be Blocked? by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Wed 13 May 2009 11:33pm Medical College of Georgia researchers propose that diabetes-induced damage to blood vessels may, someday, be minimized by drugs developed based on new knowledge of how the damage occurs. They found a decreased ability of blood vessels to relax resulted from increased activity of a natural mechanism for altering protein form and function, say ... Read on »
St. Jude Recalls Introducer Device Used During Interventional Procedures to Implant Catheters in Blood Vessels–Urgent As D by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 5:54pm There are just a little over 5000 units to be recalled and this is one more case to where the packaging units as well as a synchronized data base at the FDA could have been used to find the recalled products.  The concern is that the Introducer device could become detached during use.  The actual recall date was June 24, 2010 and the company h ... Read on »