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Blocking action of protein blunts serious ill effects of high BP on heart


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists at Johns Hopkins have revealed a new route to treat heart disease.They have found through mice studies that blocking the action of a signaling protein deep inside ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maths helping re-design stents for better results


August 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Stents are to angioplasty what blood is to life. Building better versions can ensure better results in cardiac diseases. Stents are tiny mesh tubes made from metal alloys ... Read more...

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Diet with high levels of fructose, trans fats leads to significant liver disease


June 24th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A diet with high levels of fructose, sucrose, and of trans fats not only increases obesity, but also leads to significant fatty liver disease with scar tissue, a ... Read more...

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Mechanism limiting scar formation discovered


June 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): American researchers have found that a cellular mechanism plays a key role in breaking down and inhibiting excess scar tissue formation in wound healing.The study, conducted by researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Deactivating protein prevents scar tissue formation after heart attack in mice


December 15th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and Cornell University have found that halting the activity of a specific protein can help control excessive scar tissue formation after a ... Read more...

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Bio-absorbable stents safe and effective


March 14th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (IANS) Bio-absorbable stents are safe and effective in patients with single coronary artery lesions, according to this week's edition of The Lancet. A fully bio-absorbable coronary stent that scaffolds ... Read more...

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