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Do Blood Vessels Get Better as We Age?

From The Epoch Times

To understand the effects of aging on the function of blood vessels when they are exposed to oxidative stress, Segal’s team studied the inner lining, or endothelium, of small resistance arteries. 349 more words

Health

How Diabetes Harms the Brain

When blood sugar levels start to climb in diabetes, a number of body systems are harmed—and that list includes the brain, since studies have linked diabetes with a higher risk of stroke and dementia. 502 more words

Causes of Fluid in the Lungs

Fluid in the lungs, also known as pulmonary edema, can give rise to breathing problems. In this article, we have mainly addressed the causes of fluid in the lungs. 643 more words

Alcohol

Special delivery: microparticles transport toxic cell-free heme in Sickle Cell Disease

Scientists describe a novel mechanism responsible for blood vessel injury in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD): microparticles derived from red cells deliver heme to the vascular endothelial cells causing oxidative damage. 812 more words

Medicine

Tips To Stop Your The Loss Of Hair

Pharmaceutical companies are hard at work developing overpriced hair thinning treatments for the rich, but the rest of the population doesn’t have that many options when it comes to thinning hair. 21 more words