Tag: vascular disease

Innovation, Med Tech

FDA greenlights light-activated device for use in vascular disease trial

August 3, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

Adrug-coated balloon that helps restore blood vessels via light activation has been approved for use in US clinical trials, following an investigational device exemption (IDE) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Alucent Biomedical’s light-activated, drug-coated balloon catheter technology […]

Innovation, Research

Missing link between Alzheimer’s and vascular disease found?

May 25, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

For more than 20 years, scientists have known that people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, or obesity have a higher likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The conditions can all affect the brain, damaging blood vessels and leading to strokes. But […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Researchers reveal promising biomarker for vascular disease relapse

February 28, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Antibodies are molecules produced by a human’s immune system to counteract bacteria and viruses. When a bacterial or viral pathogenic molecule (a so-called antigen) is detected, an antibody neutralizes it by binding to it. However, autoantibodies are sometimes produced against […]