Tag: "vessels" at medical news
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
...rsing cocaine-induced constriction of the coronary vessels
to the same degree it does in skin vessels....
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...glandular tissue can it spread via blood and lymph vessels
in the body. 'If we find DCIS and remove it we can...stead, these DCIS are pervaded by many small blood vessels
in which the contrast medium that is injected for an MRT scan collects particularly well. Professor ...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...nes, ultimately triggering production of new blood vessels
to nourish breast cancer cells, researchers at The...r whether angiogenesis - the creation of new blood vessels
- plays a role in cancer formation related to the inflammatory protein Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha (...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...lots that can occur when the inner layers of blood vessels
are not fully treated, remains the Achilles heel o...alization (the re-healing of the inner surfaces of vessels
after stenting) and persistence of fibrin, a protein that indicates blood clotting, when compared wi...
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
... blood clots and other blockages in the tiny blood vessels
of the heart and restore blood flow to the heart muscle. In the ten-year study period, the percentage of patients who could have received emergency reperfusion but didnt declined from more than 20 percent to 10 percent a notable achievement that ...
Study shows radiofrequency ablation highly effective in treating kidney tumors
...te, possibly because they are close to large blood vessels
or the ureter. RFA is an outpatient proced...of the affected kidney, along with adjoining blood vessels
and lymph nodes, known as a radical nephrectomy, although newer minimally invasive techniques, such ...
Stroke in nonvascular atrial fibrillation -- anti-coagulants better than anti-platelet therapy
...s. These clots can then travel to the brain, block vessels
and cause a stroke. One way of reducing the risk of this occurring is to give drugs that limit the bloods ability to create clots. Two commonly used options are anticoagulants that inhibit the clotting process (e.g. warfarin), and drugs such as aspir...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...dical x-ray imaging. In angiography (imaging blood vessels
using higher x-ray exposures to provide a very high-quality, low-noise diagnostic image) and fluoroscopy (real-time imaging at lower x-ray exposures for image guidance) it is important to minimize the x-ray dose to the patient and to maximize the sen...
UK scientists set their sights on cure for AMD
...k of the eye leading to the formation of new blood vessels
within the retina which subsequently leak fluid resulting in exudative or so called wet AMD. The London Projects approach will involve production of a cell replacement therapy from human embryonic stem cells, which are effective in replacing dysfu...
New drug shows promise in treatment of advanced thyroid cancer
...c factor tumors release in order to grow new blood vessels
in the tumor, a process called angiogenesis. The study confirmed that the drug worked as predicted. Treatment significantly reduced the presence of soluble VEGF receptors, VEGFR2 and VEGFR3, in blood. Levels of VEGF in the blood increased, sugg...
Phase II study shows combination improves survival of metastatic melanoma patients
...ed with an agent that prevents the growth of blood vessels
significantly delayed the spread of tumors in pati...b, a drug that prevents the formation of new blood vessels
and is used to treat cancer in combination with chemotherapy drugs. The combination of paclitaxel ...
GSK's Pazopanib shows positive results in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma
...s. Angiogenesis, which is the growth of new blood vessels
in the body, plays a critical role in the growth and spread of tumors. , Renal cell carcinoma study (Abstract 5031) DATA EMBARGOED UNTIL SATURDAY JUNE 2, 8AM CDT This ongoing Phase II randomized discontinuation study is evaluating patie...
GSK's Pazopanib shows positive results in patients with advanced RCC and ovarian cancer
...s. Angiogenesis, which is the growth of new blood vessels
in the body, plays a critical role in the growth and spread of tumors. Renal cell carcinoma study (Abstract 5031) DATA EMBARGOED UNTIL SATURDAY JUNE 2, 8AM CDT This ongoing Phase II randomized discontinuation study is evaluating patien...
VEGF Trap shows activity in patients with advanced ovarian cancer
... It works by blocking the development of new blood vessels
to the tumor (angiogenesis) which stops tumor growth and the spread of cancer to other parts of the body (metastasis). It can also result in tumor shrinkage. VEGF Trap is generally well-tolerated although both mild and severe side effects were report...
Shark cartilage shows no benefit as a therapeutic agent for lung cancer
...f Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The absence of blood vessels
in cartilage as well as preclinical studies analyzing cartilage extracts have supported the hypothesis that cartilage contains inhibitors of angiogenesis. Also, shark cartilage has long intrigued the public due to the belief that the incidence of can...
Fat protein cuts blood vessel inflammation, may help heart, Jefferson scientists find
... substance secreted by fat cells can protect blood vessels
from the damaging effects of inflammation, one of ...in molecule for 10 days, inflammation in the blood vessels
was greatly reduced. "This is translational work," says Dr. Scalia. "Weve used a mouse model to pr...
Study explains why patients with OSA are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease
...ells) from the lining (endothelium) of their blood vessels
circulating in their bloodstream than people who do not have OSA. The finding may help explain why those with OSA are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). According to the researchers, "levels of apoptotic endothelial cells are correlat...
Research shows aerobic exercise helps maintain muscle in elderly
...lem older people experience lies in the tiny blood vessels
that feed the muscles protein-building amino acids...th factor). In young adults, these normally closed vessels
open wide in response to the insulin increase generated by a meal, providing clear passage for muscl...
Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases
...xygen delivery due to abnormalities in small blood vessels
as seen in diabetes and ROP) and inflammation (usu...nlike in the heart or brain, where the extra blood vessels
can have a benefit, in the eye the new vessels
wreak havoc, leaking fluid and blood and leading to v...
Researchers find deadly prescription drug effects 6 years before FDA
...heard about a woman whose kidneys, brain and blood vessels
had mysteriously shut down. No one could figure out why. Bennett visited the woman, who was being kept alive on a ventilator. He immediately recognized his fathers best friend. Bennett dug in and eventually identified a side effect of a drug that ha...
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