Engineer Yi Hong is developing a new treatment for the vascular anomalies in childhood by 3D printing blood vessels. The promising technology will help many children who have to undergo multiple invasive surgeries for every graft.
Vanderbilt University’s research time is using the cotton candy machine to create artificial blood vessels. Lead researcher, Leon Bellan, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt, said in a press release, that the idea to use cotton candy machine for the production of artificial capillaries occurred to him when participated in a lecture on tissue engineering.
Seniors who do not sleep well have a higher risk of developing unhealthy changes to their brain's blood vessels, a new study reported.
A research team at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto has developed a new drug approach for safer clean-up of deformed blood vessels in the eye.
UK scientists have been creating body parts, such as noses, ears and blood vessels from stem cells.
Testosterone therapy could increase heart attack risk for some men, according to a new study.
A Cleveland Clinic study found that good cholesterol can become bad due to dysfunction.
A group of researchers developed a glue that could be used to mend small wounds during heart, gut and blood vessels surgery, according to a new study.
Researchers found that playing sports at an altitude of 600 feet and higher could reduce concussions rate.
Drinking coffee gives you more than just a mental boost- it can also help make your blood vessels more efficient.
Swiss company, Barry Callebaut announced that its latest creation, Acticoa will have health boosting flavanols.
Researchers studied the blood vessels in a bird lung and a fish swim bladder to create an artificial model that could help filter out carbon dioxide.
A new study found that one in four stroke survivors will develop PTSD.
Researchers report that sunbathing for 20 minutes could help lower blood pressure and cut one's risk for strokes, heart attacks, and blood clots.
A new study confirms previous findings linking colic to migraines, explaining why certain infants might cry excessively despite being healthy.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.