News tagged with arteries

Even modest weight gain can harm blood vessels, study

Mayo Clinic researchers found that healthy young people who put on as little as 9 pounds of fat, specifically in the abdomen, are at risk for developing endothelial cell dysfunction. Endothelial cells line the blood vessels ...

dateAug 18, 2010 in Health
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Mayo's 'smart' adult stem cells repair hearts

Mayo Clinic investigators, with Belgian collaborators, have demonstrated that rationally "guided" human adult stem cells can effectively heal, repair and regenerate damaged heart tissue. The findings -- called "landmark work" ...

dateAug 17, 2010 in Medical research
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