Tag: Vascular

Innovation, Research

Exploring dynamics of blood flow in vascular, atherosclerotic diseases

May 10, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Medical interventions, such as improving diet, lowering blood lipids, or controlling blood pressure and blood sugar, can only do so much when it comes to treating atherosclerotic disease. Is it possible to make earlier predictions for risk factors for plaque […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Blood clotting markers found to be elevated in patients with Long COVID syndrome

August 16, 2021

Via: The Medical News

New evidence shows that patients with Long COVID syndrome continue to have higher measures of blood clotting, which may help explain their persistent symptoms, such as reduced physical fitness and fatigue. The study, led by researchers from RCSI University of […]

Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Common early sign of cardiovascular disease associated with cancer risk

October 31, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A Mayo Clinic-led study involving 488 cardiac patients whose cases were followed for up to 12 years finds that microvascular endothelial dysfunction, a common early sign of cardiovascular disease, is associated with a greater than twofold risk of cancer. The […]

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 […]

Innovation, Research

Risk of heart attacks, strokes and vascular occlusions found to be higher in cancer patients

June 25, 2018

Via: The Medical News

“We were able to show that, although the risk of arterial thrombosis in patients with malignant tumours is significantly lower than that of venous thrombosis, there is a great variation, depending upon the type of tumour,” says lead author Ella […]