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Commentary articles are original-content developed by the editorial staff at Blood Flow Online. Written in a conversational tone, these articles provide expert insights and opinions on a variety of current health topics. Unlike perspectives, commentary articles provide historical insights and emphasis on clinical experience. These articles provide expert insights on the importance of blood flow to circulation and perfusion, as well as, in the prevention of cardiovascular and inflammatory illness.
 

Elevated Blood Viscosity: A Comparison with Motor Oil
If you put motor oil in your car which is too viscous, the only things you may notice is reduced torque and horsepower and...
Further Thoughts on Aortic Stiffness
Longevity is a vascular question A man is only as old as his arteries A man of forty may present vessels as much...
Materials Science in Medicine: Not Just for NASA Engineers
Vitalism is the idea that living beings differ from inanimate objects by possessing a transcendent force or spark which is...
Blood Viscosity: The Unifying Parameter In Cardiovascular Disease Risk
A quick search on the PubMed database reveals nearly 1,000 scientific papers linking blood viscosity to cardiovascular...
A New Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis from the Microbiome
When a disease is well-understood, medical science speaks of a “cause” of that disease.  An example is rabies, which is...

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