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Stent Opens Blocked Arteries in Brain

Stents in the Brain:

Stroke is now becoming the 2nd largest killer disease after heart attacks. Alarming figures suggest that the number of strokes may triple from the present level by the year 2025. 629 more words

Healthcare

Blood vessels that branch from the aorta

Coronary arteries were located in   _____?

Heart

Coronary artery, one of two blood vessels that branch from the aorta close to its point of departure from the heart and carry oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle.

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Biology

Brain and Blood, Diseases and Drugs

Neuroscientists love neurons.  We learn about the endless types of neurons, the distinct ways in which they send chemical signals, how they connect to each other, and how these networks underlie behavior.   1,991 more words

Five ways bioengineers want to use 3-D printing

Now that 3D printing has made it easier to generate custom-made prosthetics, bioengineers are looking ahead at manufacturing actual cellular material. Such technology could be the basis for personalized biomedical devices; tissue-engineered skin, cartilage, and bone; or even working bladders. 38 more words

3Dprinting

Effects Of Secondhand Pot Smoke: Exposure May Be Just As Harmful To Blood Vessels As Tobacco

A new study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that secondhand smoke is dangerous to our cardiovascular system, regardless of whether it comes from marijuana or tobacco. 522 more words

NEWS

Fun Facts About Blood

 

  • 8 percent of your body weight is blood
  • coconut water can be used in emergencies as a substitute for blood plasma
  • pregnant women have 50% more blood by week 20 of pregnancy than they did before they conceived…
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