Tag: "tangled" at medical news
Carnegie Mellon uses AFM to discover effects of experimental drugs on Alzheimer's plaques
...lled beta sheets. These fibrils then congeal into tangled
plaques. For the past few years, scientists in the field have been focusing considerable efforts on developing molecules that would inhibit A aggregation or perhaps even break up existing plaques. In this quest, they have recently turned their attent...
Physics and medicine in San Diego
...estimated one in every 1,000 people. It involves a tangled
web of blood vessels, typically in the brain or spinal cord. Abnormally high blood flow can occur in AVMs, causing seizures, paralysis, and other problems. Improving prospects for successfully treating AVMs, the researchers of the medical physics dep...
Kin of people with heart disease have tangled clots
...e microscope, the abnormal clots look like tightly tangled
hair. By analyzing these components, the researchers found that the family members had clots that formed quicker and were composed of thicker, dense fibers. "The clots were also less permeable than the blood clots of the healthy controls. These c...