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Feeding the tumor

 In order to grow to a certain size solid tumors depend of innervation with oxygen and nutrients by blood vessels. The process of building new vessels from pre-existing ones, called angiogenesis, is crucial for this. 100 more words


Bioimaging of Fluorescence-Labeled Mitochondria in Subcutaneously Grafted Murine Melanoma Cells by the “In Vivo Cryotechnique:” Nobohiko Ohno on the most important findings from this paper

Complete Figure Explanation: Mitochondrial volume varied among tumor cells and decreased in tumor cells expressing hypoxia markers. (A-D) Mitochondria-targeted DsRed2-positive cells (Mito, red in C) were scattered throughout tumor tissues and could be observed around blood vessels (arrowheads in C and D) and in necrotic tissue regions (arrows in C and D) immunostained with IgM (green in B and D). 489 more words

Cholesterol and Triglyceride

Blood vessels are like pipes in charge of blood throughout the body. The length of more than 160 thousand kilometers. If the pipe is not kept clean and flexibility, many problems could come, including stroke and heart disease! 572 more words

Blood Pressure

Cardiovascular system identified in 520 million year old arthropod

Now this is an old blood system! Paleontologists have identified the cardiovascular system of those little prehistoric critters: arthropods.


Massive Action (The Video)

Massive Action from Cristina H. on Vimeo.

This is a project I did for a visual arts class. Our assignment was to find various clips online and basically remix them so that they mean something else. 58 more words


Varicose Veins Home Remedies

Home remedy is recommended for most individuals with spider veins that aren’t causing more serious problems.

Home remedy can relieve signs, slow down the progress of varicose veins, and… 462 more words

Blood Vessels

What is Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory condition

We are all familiar with inflammation. When we injure ourselves or have an infected wound the place becomes hot, painful, red and swollen.

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Heart Health/ Cholesterol