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The Way Cancer Cells Spread Is Even Scarier Than We Thought

Cancer cells have a terrifying-yet-ingenious way of passing through even the smallest blood vessels to spread throughout the human body, according to a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Almonds reduce the risk of heart disease and lower blood pressure.

A new study published by Aston University in Britain has determined that almonds can reduce the risk of heart disease by maintaining the health of blood vessels. 257 more words


Snapshots of Life: Green Eggs and Heart Valves

What might appear in this picture to be an exotic, green glow worm served up on a collard leaf actually comes from something we all know well: an egg. 578 more words


Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP)

HSP is a condition that affects children. It causes a rash due to inflammation and damage to small blood vessels. Read about the Henoch Schonlein Purpura… 6 more words

Jogging it out

Came up with this idea when I was jogging the other day.

Having seen a patient lying on his death bed and¬†suffering because his vein was so hard to discern that the nursing staff took¬†hours to ferret out before they were able to apply dripping to him, I wonder if there’s any other ways to help the nurse. 58 more words

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Scientists use cotton candy to make artificial blood vessels

Cotton candy gets a bad rap. The irresistible, brightly colored cloud of sugar is notorious for sending kids into hyperactive overdrive and wreaking havoc on teeth. 492 more words

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