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What changes the diameter of our blood vessels?

Blood vessels (arteries, veins and capillaries) are the superior byproducts of Rakta Dhatu – the second bodily tissue. Blood vessels play an important role in transporting blood and lymph throughout our body. 264 more words

Blood Circulation

When Vampires Attack: How Your Body Reacts to Extreme Blood Loss

It’s Halloween and the number of vampire attacks in your neighborhood may be on the rise! What would happen to your body if you were unlucky enough to be the victim of a blood-sucking vampire? 428 more words

Cardiovascular System

Studying the Brain

Primary Photos

After using secondary sources to sketch the neuron images, I wanted to use my own primary sources to continue doing studies around the topic of ‘train of thought’. 440 more words


Innovative Approaches or Technologies to Investigate Regional, Structural and Functional Heterogeneity of CNS Small Blood and Lymphatic Vessels (R01)


Posted Date: September 18, 2018

Due Date: December 11, 2017

Budget: $400,000

The NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research is a collaborative framework through which 14 NIH Institutes, Centers and Offices jointly support neuroscience-related research, with the aim of accelerating discoveries and reducing the burden of nervous system disorders. 206 more words

Are Vascular Diseases Preventable?

Vascular disease is the collective term for diseases that affect arteries and veins; blood vessels. Vascular disease is caused by weakness, inflammation and fatty deposits in the blood vessels. 232 more words


Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #2: Medical Technology


This invention may shock you, leave you dumbfounded or even cause you to doubt your sanity. But, you can now look at your veins while they’re still in your skin!!!!!! 350 more words


"Myths" About An Experimental Chemical Compound Activates An \'exercise Sensor\' Protein May Actually Be Right

An experimental chemical compound

A study has identified a protein senses when the body exercising and act on the blood vessels to influence circulation. According to research, the researchers experimented with “ 346 more words