The Alzheimer’s-blood pressure connection
Blood Circulation

The Alzheimer’s-blood pressure connection

Rock legends David Bowie and Freddie Mercury must have known something that science discovered only recently. In their rock anthem “Under Pressure,” they crooned: “Pressure pushing down on me … Chipping around, kick my brains around the floor.” Researchers wouldn’t put it quite that way,

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Photomicrography
Blood Circulation

Vaginal Microcirculation: Non-Invasive Anatomical Examination of the Micro-Vessel Architecture, Tortuosity and Capillary Density

Aim  To describe the vaginal microcirculatory architecture and capillary density parameters using side stream dark field imaging (SDFI), and determine feasibility and reliability of this method.  Methods In nine healthy female volunteers SDFI measurements were performed at two different time points in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle.

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coronavirus
Industry News

Too Many Medicines Simply Don’t Work

It’s possible that the medicine you’re taking isn’t helping—even if it’s been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. That’s the upshot of a pair of studies in the latest issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. Not good. As an invited commentary in the same issue says,

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A Blood Test Can Predict Dementia. Trouble Is, There’s No Cure Tanaka
Blood Circulation

A Blood Test Can Predict Dementia. Trouble Is, There’s No Cure

Nobel prize-winner Koichi Tanaka says the predictive blood test for Alzheimer’s disease he and colleagues spent almost a decade developing is a double-edged sword. Without medications to stave off the memory-robbing condition, identifying those at risk will do nothing to ease the dementia burden and

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Company News

Circularity Enters Talks to Close Institutional Financing Round, Announces Pivotal Clinical Research and Human Trials of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment and Microcirculation at Multiple Sites in Seven Countries

Los Angeles, CA May 8, 2019 Circularity Healthcare is emerging from a successful conference on Microcirculation in Maastricht, the Netherlands, organized by the European Society for Microcirculation (ESM-EVBO.) The company secured multiple new high-quality research projects that are planned to start in the near future

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diabetic foot ulcer treatment pivotal trials with D'OXYVA recognize poor circulation
Sepsis

Cause of sepsis-induced lung injury

A KAIST research team succeeded in visualizing pulmonary microcirculation and circulating cells in vivo with a custom-built 3D intravital lung microscopic imaging system. They found a type of leukocyte called neutrophils aggregate inside the capillaries during sepsis-induced acute lung injury (ALI), leading to disturbances and

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