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VEGF is a substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor.
Study may lead to ways to reduce heart attacks in diabetes patients

Study may lead to ways to reduce heart attacks in diabetes patients

Avastin trial for pancreatic tumors

Avastin trial for pancreatic tumors

Chink in cancer's armor

Chink in cancer's armor

Monotherapy phase I clinical trials of novel cytotoxics, targeted therapeutics, antimetastatic agents/angiogenesis inhibitors, and immunotherapeutics/vaccines

Monotherapy phase I clinical trials of novel cytotoxics, targeted therapeutics, antimetastatic agents/angiogenesis inhibitors, and immunotherapeutics/vaccines

Aston Academy investigates macular oedema

Aston Academy investigates macular oedema

Tomato juice keeps emphysema from developing in new animal model of degenerative disease

Tomato juice keeps emphysema from developing in new animal model of degenerative disease

FLT-1 blockers, cutting the legs of leukaemia

FLT-1 blockers, cutting the legs of leukaemia

University of Alberta researchers pioneer gene therapy to restore alveoli and lung capillaries in damaged rat lungs

University of Alberta researchers pioneer gene therapy to restore alveoli and lung capillaries in damaged rat lungs

Chlamydia pneumoniae may cause vision problems

Chlamydia pneumoniae may cause vision problems

First study to confirm the benefit of anti-angiogenic therapy in patients with breast cancer

First study to confirm the benefit of anti-angiogenic therapy in patients with breast cancer

How cells use very slow biological flows to signal and organize

How cells use very slow biological flows to signal and organize

Nitric oxide synthase plays a role in peripheral vascular disease

Nitric oxide synthase plays a role in peripheral vascular disease

New finding has potentially major implications for anti-angiogenic therapy

New finding has potentially major implications for anti-angiogenic therapy

Curcumin has potent anticancer powers

Curcumin has potent anticancer powers

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Researchers use PET/CT for molecular imaging of the heart

Researchers use PET/CT for molecular imaging of the heart

Researchers use novel cocktail of cells to coax muscle tissue to develop its own vascular network

Researchers use novel cocktail of cells to coax muscle tissue to develop its own vascular network

Early surgical removal of the spleen combined with antiangiogenic cancer therapy may halt the progression of leukemia

Early surgical removal of the spleen combined with antiangiogenic cancer therapy may halt the progression of leukemia

New approach to inhibiting blood vessel growth or angiogenesis

New approach to inhibiting blood vessel growth or angiogenesis

Engineers have found a way to modify a plastic to anchor molecules that promote nerve regeneration, blood vessel growth or other biological processes

Engineers have found a way to modify a plastic to anchor molecules that promote nerve regeneration, blood vessel growth or other biological processes