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Medical Briefs

Medical briefs are concise summaries of peer-reviewed medical literature pertaining to hemodynamics and hemorheology. Our medical and scientific experts interpret and summarize key findings of these articles, minimizing the need to interpret scientific jargon.

 

A Warm Heart Proves Beneficial
As body temperature increases, the viscosity of blood decreases, improving microcirculatory blood flow. This phenomenon...
Review of the Role of Blood Viscosity in Obstructive Sleep Apnea and CPAP Therapy
It is known that obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis and arterial...
The Effect of Moderate Exercise on Blood Viscosity and Other Hemodynamic Parameters in Youths
Exercise, in the long run, among other healthy lifestyle interventions, has been shown to improve blood fluidity,...
Stress-induced Hyperviscosity in the Pathophysiology of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Patients who experience the broken heart syndrome may also experience significantly increased blood viscosity according to...
Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults: Evaluation of the Haemorheological Pattern at the Initial Stage, After 3 and 12 Months
According to a 2007 study by Caimi et al., the blood of young adults remains hyperviscous after 3 and 12 months following...

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