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Purple Corn Anthocyanin and Hypertension

Purple corn anthocyanin helps treat hypertension. About 20 to 30 percent of Filipinos are afflicted with hypertension. It’s worse in other countries like the US. It is often caused by atherosclerosis or the accumulation and clogging of fat or calcium deposits on the arterial walls, stifling the flow of blood. 335 more words

Purple Corn

Erectile Dysfunction: How an Erection Occurs

What Is the Penis?

The penis is the male sexual organ. It contains:

Two cylinder-shaped chambers called the corpora cavernosa, which run the length of the penis and contain a maze of blood vessels and sinuses (cavities). 286 more words


Bio-printing blood vessels

3D printers can create toys, bicycle parts and models of dinosaur bones. Bio-printers are 3D printers with a difference. They can actually print structures containing living cells, the same kind of cells that make up the human body! 407 more words

Biological Sciences

High Blood Pressure Meds: What You Need To Know

If your doctor has recently prescribed high blood pressure meds for you, there are a few things you need to know first. By educating yourself, you can get the best treatment that is right for you. 543 more words

Blood Pressure

The Eyes Have It: Diabetic Retinopathy

How It Began

As my ophthalmologist said Tuesday, it’s not what you’ve done recently that comes back to bite you; it’s what you did ten years ago. 1,755 more words


Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms and Causes

Type 2 diabetes symptoms and causes can be subtle and confusing.

But since diabetes is skyrocketing all around the world, it only makes good commonsense to learn the causes and symptoms of diabetes. 531 more words

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What is an Ankle-Brachial-Index (ABI) test?

If you are complaining of pain in your legs and your physician is suspecting a disease in your arteries or PAD, he/she might order a test called ABI. 195 more words

Vascular Information