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Stem cell-derived blood-brain barrier gives more complete picture of Huntington’s disease

Like a sophisticated security fence, our bodies have evolved a barrier that protects the brain from potentially harmful substances in the blood but still allows the entry of essential molecules like blood sugar and oxygen. 620 more words

Stem Cell Research

What Can Trigger a Raynaud’s Attack?

For those who have Raynaud’s disease, you may find that the blood vessels to your fingers and toes tend to overreact to certain situations by limiting blood flow — turning your fingers white or blue! 60 more words

Dr. Micha Abeles

List of foods that increase sexual desire


List of foods that increase sexual desire – A declining sex can be addressed one of them by selecting the sex-enhancing… 368 more words


Cardiovascular Fitness: A Basic Introduction

In this series on cardiovascular fitness, we are going to discuss about your heart’s health, tips to improve your cardiovascular fitness and eventually the do’s and don’ts for your heart! 292 more words


Image of the Month: Lighting up blood vessels in a tumor

When a mouse breast tumor is exposed to radio frequency (RF) electric fields the interaction between RF electric fields and the cancer tissue causes tumor vessels to dilate and open up. 229 more words


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


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