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Blood Vessels are tubes through which the blood circulates in the body. Blood vessels include a network of arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins.
Genzyme begins gene transfer trial for peripheral arterial disease

Genzyme begins gene transfer trial for peripheral arterial disease

Government grant pumps Vascam`s commercialisation

Government grant pumps Vascam`s commercialisation

Researchers have identified a protein called HIF-2a, which is important in retina formation

Researchers have identified a protein called HIF-2a, which is important in retina formation

Blood tests improve within two weeks of quitting smoking

Blood tests improve within two weeks of quitting smoking

Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart

Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart

Angiogenesis inhibitor molecules defend against the development and spread of cancer

Angiogenesis inhibitor molecules defend against the development and spread of cancer

Potential treatments for neurofibromatosis

Potential treatments for neurofibromatosis

Mitochondria - the energy factories in our cells - can sustain a cancer

Mitochondria - the energy factories in our cells - can sustain a cancer

New understanding of the causes for symptoms of sickle cell disease

New understanding of the causes for symptoms of sickle cell disease

Physical traits, genetic test help with early diagnosis of aneurysm syndrome

Physical traits, genetic test help with early diagnosis of aneurysm syndrome

Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention protocols to imperative prevent recurrent heart attacks

Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention protocols to imperative prevent recurrent heart attacks

Warfarin combined with NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors increased risk of upper gastrointentinal hemorrhage

Warfarin combined with NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors increased risk of upper gastrointentinal hemorrhage

Invasive procedures do not necessarily improve survival for heart patients

Invasive procedures do not necessarily improve survival for heart patients

Heart patients with gastrointestinal complications should use low doses of aspirin combined with drugs that treat stomach ulcers

Heart patients with gastrointestinal complications should use low doses of aspirin combined with drugs that treat stomach ulcers

Research leads to new antiangiogenic drugs

Research leads to new antiangiogenic drugs

Evaluation of BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib) for pancreatic cancer

Evaluation of BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib) for pancreatic cancer

Macular degeneration patients benefit from self-management training

Macular degeneration patients benefit from self-management training

Novel approach to bioengineer artificial skin for burn victims

Novel approach to bioengineer artificial skin for burn victims

Pegaptanib (Macugen) is an effective treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Pegaptanib (Macugen) is an effective treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Brisk walks substantially improve blood vessel function both before and during the hours after eating a fatty meal

Brisk walks substantially improve blood vessel function both before and during the hours after eating a fatty meal