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Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes The blood flow in the surface blood vessels of a mouse that was not treated with M-3. Credit: University of Leeds Drugs that were developed to treat Alzheimer’s Disease could be re-purposed …

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    Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth

    Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth

    Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth A new mechanism discovered which may stimulate blood vessels’ inner liner. The finding may lead to therapeutics that could cut vessels off from tumors or help rebuild vessels in degenerative …

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      Drug that blocks blood vessel growth could treat rare sarcomas

      Drug that blocks blood vessel growth could treat rare sarcomas 3

      Image: Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma. Credit: Michael Bonert. Licence: CC BY-SA 3.0 An experimental targeted drug could treat a rare type of cancer usually affecting the limbs, a clinical trial led by The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has shown. The important trial could lead to a much-needed new treatment for …

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        Stress and blood vessel problems

        Stress and blood vessel problems 4

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain Emory University School of Medicine researchers have uncovered an important risk pathway for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by utilizing an oft-cited fear—public speaking—to measure how stress changes the lining of blood vessels in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). While psychological stress is already associated with CVD, …

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