endothelial progenitor cells

Molecule that can increase blood flow in vascular disease identified


March 11th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a molecule that can increase blood flow in vascular disease.Circulating through the bloodstream of every human being is a rare and powerful type of cell, ... Read more...

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Human umbilical cord blood cells accelerate diabetic wound healing


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Korean scientists have found that transplanting human umbilical cord blood-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) 'significantly accelerate' wound closure in diabetic mouse models.Diabetes is often associated with impaired wound ... Read more...

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Bone marrow nerve damage linked to blindness-causing diabetic complication


January 7th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Bone marrow nerve damage has been found to play a crucial role in blindness-causing complications in diabetics, say researchers.According to Julia Busik, an associate professor in MSU's Department ... Read more...

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Toddlers, fat kids suffer most from secondhand smoke


November 19th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 19 (ANI): Secondhand smoke exposure is worse for toddlers and obese children, according to a new study.The researchers, who presented their study at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2009, ... Read more...

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Scientists guide stem cells to damaged tissue using nanomagnets


August 18th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): University College London scientists have shown that it is possible to guide stem cells to sites of cardiovascular injury using microscopic magnetic particles, in a new method designed ... Read more...

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Soon, a drop of blood may help predict heart disease


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A single drop of blood would soon help in testing patients at risk of developing heart disease, according to Dr Shashi K. Murthy of the Department of Chemical ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on the bodys healing secrets


February 13th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): Scientists at the Centenary Institute have found a mechanism that helps control the development of endothelial cells, which are critical to the regulation of the growth and ... Read more...

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Bone marrow cells could help heal nerves in diabetics


February 5th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Feb 5 (ANI): In a novel study, researchers from Emory University were able to successfully restore nerve function in diabetic mice by bone marrow cells transplantation.The team revealed that transplanting ... Read more...

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Revolutionary stem cell therapy could help fix broken bones


January 9th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): By using different new drug combinations, scientists at Imperial College London have tricked bone marrow into releasing specific kinds of adult stem cells into the bloodstream-a technique ... Read more...

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Why heart attacks, stroke often occur during early morning hours


November 11th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers from Emory University School of Medicine suggest that analysing daily rhythms in the activity of cells that line blood vessels may help explain why heart attacks ... Read more...

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Health goes up in secondhand smoke!


May 6th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (IANS) A mere 30 minutes of exposure to second hand smoke, wafting from another table in a bar, is enough to injure blood vessels even in healthy teetotallers. Compounding ... Read more...

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Biomarkers that may enable doctors to monitor cancer treatment identified


April 14th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists based in The Netherlands have unveiled two potential biomarkers that may enable doctors to monitor the effectiveness of treatment with sunitinib or bevacizumab for kidney, and ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s drug may help fight cancer


March 14th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Indian researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that a drug used to treat Parkinsons disease and other illnesses might also prove effective in treating cancer patients.The study ... Read more...

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Engineered blood vessels may soon be a reality


December 18th, 2007 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 18(ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to induce cells to form parallel tube-like structures, opening the possibility of engineered blood vessels.The researchers believe that ... Read more...

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