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Treating Vascular Disorders with New Cell-Based Approach

Treating Vascular Disorders with New Cell-Based Approach

A new strategy for creating large amounts of circulatory system cells, known as vascular endothelial cells (VECs), from human amniotic-fluid-derived cells (ACs) is reported in a study published in the journal Cell. This approach, already showing promise in mouse models, opens the way to establ... Read More


Heart Attacks and Stroke Caused by Kidney Disease Mechanism

Heart Attacks and Stroke Caused by Kidney Disease Mechanism

Bristol University researchers in the UK have found a kidney disease mechanism that triggers heart attacks and strokes. They have discovered evidence of the mechanism damaging the lining of blood vessels, causing them to leak, potentially raising the risk of circulatory diseases. Read More


Deep Vein Thrombosis Complications Improved Through Fitness

Deep Vein Thrombosis Complications Improved Through Fitness

A pilot trial has demonstrated that a six-month fitness training program designed to increase leg strength, leg flexibility and overall fitness may improve post-thrombotic syndrome, a frequent, chronic complication of deep vein thrombosis, according to research published in the Canadian Medica... Read More


Epidemic of Varicose and Spider Veins Sweeping U.S.

Epidemic of Varicose and Spider Veins Sweeping U.S.

Some 80 million Americans suffer from varicose veins or spider veins, according to leading U.S. medical organizations. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimates that half of women over age 21 in America have spider veins. And the National Women's Health Information Center says varicos... Read More


What is an Aneurysm?

What is an Aneurysm?

WHAT IS AN AORTIC ANEURYSM? With Dr.Sateesh Babu Vascular Associates of Westchester Read More


What is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

Dr. Sattesh Babu of Vascular Associates of Westchester discusses Peripheral Arterial Disease, who is at risk, why it is important to be screened and current treatments. Pad is essentially a blockage of the arteries in the lower extremities. That is what we mean by peripheral arteries -- ... Read More


What is Carotid Stenosis?

What is Carotid Stenosis?

Dr. Sateesh Babu of Vascular Associates of Westchester discusses "What is Carotid Stenosis?", the treatments, who should be screened and future developments, such as new stenting techniques. Read More


If Left Untreated, Varicose Veins Can Pose Risks

If Left Untreated, Varicose Veins Can Pose Risks

Varicose veins are an unsightly nuissance for one in two people over 50 who enjoy wearing warm weather clothing during summer months. For many people, the aesthetic benefit of getting treatment to clear up these bulging, ropy, or bruised looking veins offers enough incentive. However, few peo... Read More


Your First Visit

Your First Visit

By Tauseef Ahmed, MD, FACP Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Oncology / Hematology at New York Medical College Your tests have come back. The news is not good and your doctor refers you to a specialist. Oncologist, Orthopedist, Neurologist, each one trusted by your doctor, ea... Read More



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