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Peripheral Artery Disease Rates Rise Dramatically Worldwide

Peripheral Artery Disease Rates Rise Dramatically Worldwide

The number of individuals who suffer from peripheral artery disease is rising dramatically. This is according to a recent study published in The Lancet. The condition refers specifically to diseases of the blood vessels existing in the periphery of the heart and brain. Read More


New Drug Aids in Preventing Blood Clotting

New Drug Aids in Preventing Blood Clotting

A new drug known as Eliquis is emerging as an anticoagulant option that is at least as effective as other currently used blood thinners on the market today. This new drug could also be better at reducing major bleeding, according to a recent drug trial published in the New England Journal of M... Read More


Binge Drinking In College Years May Raise Risk For Heart Disease

Binge Drinking In College Years May Raise Risk For Heart Disease

Recent research from the US finds that otherwise healthy young adult college students who regularly binge drink, or consume large amounts of alcoholic drinks in over a short time, show damage to blood vessels similar to that caused by high blood pressure and cholesterol. Both of these factors ... Read More


Multiple Sclerosis Patients are not aided by Opening Veins

Multiple Sclerosis Patients are not aided by Opening Veins

A procedure known as libation treatment, that involves the opening of veins, does not improve outcomes for Multiple Sclerosis patients, according to researchers from the University at Buffalo. In some cases, patients ended up with a worsening of symptoms. Read More


Coronary Atherosclerosis Strongly Linked to Stroke Risk

Coronary Atherosclerosis Strongly Linked to Stroke Risk

Blockages in your heart arteries could indicate you are at a higher risk for stroke, even if you are considered low risk. This is according to research published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. 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


Atherosclerosis May Be Prevented By Newly Discovered Molecule

Atherosclerosis May Be Prevented By Newly Discovered Molecule

Researchers from Cleveland Clinic have found a naturally occurring molecule that may play a part in preventing plaque buildup inside arteries. This discovery could lead to new plaque fighting drugs and could improve screening of patients who are greatest risk for developing atherosclerosis. Read More


High-Risk Stroke Patients See Prevention Stenting Become Safer

High-Risk Stroke Patients See Prevention Stenting Become Safer

Having a stent implanted in a key neck artery is now safer than ever for patients who do not qualify for standard surgical treatment of carotid artery disease. This is according to a study published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Read More


Insurer Takes Step That Could Restrict Vein Surgery

Insurer Takes Step That Could Restrict Vein Surgery

In a controversial move that critics say could eventually have implications for the entire United States, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBS) has instituted a new policy that imposes a lengthy certification process on providers of treatments for varicose and spider veins.  &nb... Read More



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