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Atherosclerosis: Scientists identify new protein target in immune cells

NEWS - Fri, 11/01/2019 - 15:00
For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that a type of immune cell expresses a protein that promotes the buildup of fatty material in arteries.

High blood pressure: Could noise be a risk factor?

NEWS - Fri, 11/01/2019 - 10:00
A recent study concludes that working in a noisy environment is a risk factor for high blood pressure. The effect was particularly pronounced in men.

What to know about angiograms

NEWS - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 06:00
An angiogram is an X-ray of the blood vessels. Doctors use angiograms to help diagnose medical conditions related to the arteries or heart. Learn more about angiograms here.

What is a Doppler ultrasound?

NEWS - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 02:00
A Doppler ultrasound can help check whether an issue such as a blockage is impeding blood flow. Doctors use the scans to diagnose a range of issues. Here, learn about the procedure, results, and more.


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