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Neurons support cancer growth throughout the body

Cancer cells rely on the healthy cells that surround them for sustenance. Tumors reroute blood vessels to nourish themselves, secrete chemicals that scramble immune responses, and, according to recent studies, even recruit and manipulate neurons for their own gain. 514 more words

Research

Microvesicles and Blood Vessels and Exercise, Oh My!

The American Heart Association recommends that adults get at least 30 minutes of endurance exercise every day to keep your heart, lungs, and circulatory system healthy. 349 more words

Cardiovascular System

Belly Laugh Day

It’s that time of year again when we laugh out loud.  I’m not a good joke teller. But if you have one, feel free to share. 126 more words

Events

Video: KTP Laser Procedure

Platform: NewSurg KTP 532nm Diode Laser

Indication: Telangiectasias (superficial blood vessels)

The KTP laser is designed to specifically target superficial blood vessels and dark spots that are located on the skin. 108 more words

Cosmetic Procedures

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