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Heart cells’ environment a potentially major factor in heart disease

By William Weir When it comes to heart disease, the health of the scaffold where cardiac cells grow may be a much bigger factor than previously believed. Stuart Campbell, associate professor of biomedical engineering & cellular and molecular physiology, led a team of researchers examined the effects of a diseased extracellular matrix (ECM) — the… Read More »

Rheumatoid factor: What to know

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Cystic Fibrosis May Be a Risk Factor for Hemiplegic Migraine and Stroke

January 30, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Due to brain excitability and hypoxia from coughing, patients with cystic fibrosis have a propensity for cortical spreading depression and hemiplegic migraine. Cystic fibrosis may be a risk factor in the occurrence of cortical spreading depression, which is associated with auras and hemiplegic migraine… Read More »