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Artery problems are the cause of most stokes: Study

“Don’t blame the brain” is the message from the U.S. based Society for Vascular Surgery. To mark May 2017 being Stroke Awareness Month, the research group is discussing the causes of ischemic strokes.

Programmable robots can swim through arteries

Researchers have developed tiny robots (‘nanobots’) that can swim through clogged arteries, carrying out lifesaving medical procedures.

Insight into how red meat harms arteries

According to an animal study, gut microbes produce an important metabolite that promotes atherosclerosis in association with the consumption of red meat.

Migraines linked to different sizes of brain arteries

According to a new study, the network of arteries supplying blood flow to the brain is more likely to be incomplete in people who suffer migraine.

New heart repair methods with catheters present opportunities

New heart repair usages with cardiac catheterization are being deployed - threading tubes into the heart from a variety of entry points - with new opportunities, although some concerns remain on the risks associated with the procedure.

Eggs almost as bad as smoking according to new study

London - The ongoing debate about the safety of eggs now has new evidence suggesting eating egg yolks is almost as bad for your heart as smoking.

Abnormal arteries found in obese children

Obese children were found to have blood vessels which look more like those found in much older adults with cardiovascular disease.

Blueberries can help reduce atherosclerosis, insulin resistance

A preliminary study which has been carried out by the U.S Department of Agriculture(USDA) shows that blueberries can help reduce atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.

Micro-motors Small Enough to be Injected Into Human Bloodstream

A range of complex surgical operations necessary to treat stroke victims, confront hardened arteries or address blockages in the bloodstream are about to be made safer .

Study Finds Most Angioplasties Unnecessary

Angioplasties are one of the most common procedures given to patients, but a recent study shows more than half the angioplasties performed are unnecessary.
 

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