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By Allison Inserro Breathing in additional oxygen improves the function of blood vessels in the brains of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to research published in Experimental Physiology. The
Brain, Cardiovascular
Most of us take our natural wound-healing abilities for granted. You scrape your knee, clean it and wait for it to heal on its own. It seems pretty simple, right?
Blood Circulation, Diabetes, Skin Health, Wound Healing
Erectile dysfunction (ED), once shrouded in secrecy, is now in the spotlight, thanks to high-profile advertisements for drugs like Cialis, Viagra, Levitra, and Stendra. But despite this greater awareness of
Active Lifestyle, Erectile Dysfunction
One of the most important things to talk about in relation to DVT, is varicose veins. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is the result of blood clotting whilst it is still
Blood Circulation, Skin Health, Spider / Varicose Veins
LEWISTOWN–Dr. Maya Lichtenstein, neurologist at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, said that there are a myriad of potential symptoms that could be signs of a stroke. “Any sudden changes,” said Lichtenstein, “go the
Blood Circulation, Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Stroke
Poor blood circulation is the start of numerous other ailments. What causes poor blood circulation? Low blood circulation is caused by different underlying conditions. The most common ones are atherosclerosis
Blood Circulation, Health News
A direct link has been found between damage to capillaries (microcirculation) and depression. Researchers at Maastricht UMC+ found that microcirculatory damage increases the risk of depression by twenty to fifty
Blood Circulation
diabetes
OBJECTIVE: To assess microcirculatory impairment and alterations of the skin oxygen supply in diabetic patients with foot at risk. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: This study evaluated skin blood flow in
Blood Circulation, Diabetes, Wound Healing
A new study shows that binge drinkers have increased levels of a biomarker molecule — microRNA-21 — that may contribute to poor vascular function. Researchers believe that measurements of microRNA-21
Cardiovascular
Depression and cerebral blood flow
Maybe a benefit will arise from the current debate about the usefulness of antidepressants in depression, if it draws attention to the published studies concerning reduced regional cerebral blood flow
Blood Circulation, Brain, Cardiovascular