Tag: "thickens" at medical news
Does weather play a role in stroke?
...lipid deposited within the blood vessel wall which thickens
it and disrupts or reduces blood flow) in the large arteries during the warmer seasons, said Minier. Further, we observed that there were a greater number of overall strokes and strokes caused by blockage of the large arteries in the brain and heart ...
High blood pressure treatment also improves heart function
...icle cavity reduces and how much the muscular wall thickens
during contractions. Blood pressures were taken at the end of the echocardiogram, while patients were on the examining table. This allowed researchers to relate the heart's function to the blood pressure at the time of examination. Patients were ra...
Brain shrinkage in ADHD not caused by medications
...tions between brain regions, white matter normally thickens
as a child grows older and represents one gauge of the brain's maturation. A layer of insulation called myelin progressively envelops these nerve fibers, making them more efficient, just like insulation on electric wires improves their conductivity. ...
Air pollution thickens the blood
Air pollution, and especially particulate matter, thickens
the blood and boosts inflammation, finds experimental research in Occupational and Environmental Medicine . This may help to explain why air pollution is associated with an increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, and worsening respiratory problems....