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Deep Vein Thrombosis by Simeon P. Licensed Acupuncturist Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:00am This past week the Office of the Surgeon General of the United States issued a press release as a call to action regarding Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). I would like to spread the word about this via this medium. Deep Vein Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot, usually in the deep and large veins of the legs. If this clot becomes di ... Read on »
Vitamin E Assists Blood Vessel Health by A4M Posted Sun 16 Sep 2012 10:07pm Posted on Sept. 14, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Dietary Supplementation Vitamins Vascular endothelial function is def ... Read on »
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) / Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 7:09am What is peripheral vascular disease (PVD)? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a slow and progressive circulation disorder. It may involve disease in any of the blood vessels outside of the heart and diseases of the lymph vessels - the arteries, veins, or lymphatic vessels. Organs supplied by these vessels such as the brain, heart, and legs, ma ... Read on »
Blood test could identify smokers at higher risk for heart disease, researchers find by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 10:04pm Southwestern Medical Center news release Nearly one in five adults in the U.S. smoke, and smoking-related medical expenses and loss of productivity exceeds $167 billion annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Levels of a lung protein found in the blood of smokers could indicate the ... Read on »
MRI identifies high-risk atherosclerosis plaque in blood vessels by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 03 Jun 2010 12:00am Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in an animal model can non-invasively identify dangerous atherosclerotic plaques, according to researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). The findings, which appear in the May 2010 issue ... Read on »
A Blood Clot in Hillary Clinton's Brain: How It Can Turn Out Just Fine by slimdaidaihu Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 7:24am We see it all the time. Someone takes a blow to the head that stuns them for a moment. They don't lose consciousness. They don't even "see stars" or forget where they are. They might fall at home, on the ski slopes, or while trying to show their grandchildren that they remember how to roller skate. Maybe they have a nagging headache and some ... Read on »
Omega-3s Support Vascular Health by A4M Posted Tue 17 Apr 2012 10:15pm Posted on 2012-04-17 06:00:00 in Cardio-Vascular | Dietary Supplementation | Fatty Acids, Lipids & Oils | The heart health benefits of omega-3 ... Read on »
Raynaud Phenomenon and the Vascular Disease in Scleroderma by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm Coagulation and Fibrinolysis The status of the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems in systemic sclerosis is not well described. Mattuci-Cerinic et al. examined the coagulation/fibrinolysis system in 29 patients with systemic sclerosis. Significant activation of the coagulation system and reduction in fibrinolysis activities was noted. The co ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
FRC Blog » Adult Stem Cells for Vascular Grafts by David Granovsky Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 12:00am Researchers have used adult stem cells to create functional blood vessels that can function for bypass surgeries. The work was presented at the American Heart Association’s Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2010. For many people undergoing bypass surgery, blocked arteries are replaced using another vess ... Read on »