‘Smart stent’ detects narrowing of arteries

‘Smart stent’ detects narrowing of arteries

First appeared on ScienceDaily.com For every three individuals who have had a stent implanted to keep clogged arteries open and prevent a heart attack, at least one will experience restenosis -- the renewed narrowing of the artery due to plaque buildup or scarring --...

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A deeper understanding of AFib could lower risk

A deeper understanding of AFib could lower risk

First appeared on ScienceDaily.com More than 2.5 million Americans are living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). AFib is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. What doctors and researchers...

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Electrophysiological sign of cerebral infarction identified

Electrophysiological sign of cerebral infarction identified

A massive and extremely slow change in electrical potential is evidence of irreparable damage First appeared on ScienceDaily.com Researchers from Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin have analyzed the underlying electrophysiological indicators of subarachnoid...

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Mice regrow brain tissue after stroke with bioengineered gel

Mice regrow brain tissue after stroke with bioengineered gel

Replacement neurons, blood vessels fill in stroke cavity; gel provides scaffolding First appeared on ScienceDaily.com In a first-of-its-kind finding, a new stroke-healing gel helped regrow neurons and blood vessels in mice with stroke-damaged brains, UCLA researchers...

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Stroke Action Plan for Europe