Category Archives: Heart Disease

Dark Chocolate and the Heart’s ‘Repairing Cells’ (EPCs)

Along the lines of finding out red wine can provide heart health benefits, the European Society [...]

Study: Chronic Conditions and Stem Cell Support

According to the Stanford University of Medicine: “Currently available treatments for chronic wounds are inadequate. [...]

Endothelial Dysfunction: Questions & Answers

What are EPCs? EPCs are endothelial progenitor cells, a term that applies to several different [...]

Exercise to help correct endothelial dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure.

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of systemic exercise training on [...]

Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and the risk factors for coronary artery disease.

This article discusses the relationship between coronary artery disease and circulating endothelial progenitor cells. Infusions of [...]

Circulating endothelial progenitor cells increase in patients with coronary artery disease after exercise.

The aim of this study was to analyze whether a maximal stress test in patients [...]

Levels of endothelial progenitor cells predict coronary artery disease severity.

This study demonstrates an inverse relationship between circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) and coronary artery [...]

Endothelial progenitor cells inversely correlate with risk factors for coronary artery disease.

In an investigation to find out the relationship between bone marrow–derived circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) [...]

Childhood obesity, endothelial activation, and cardiovascular risk.

In a study of 30 obese and 28 healthy prepubertal children in Turkey, scientists have [...]

Exercise training, endothelial function, and coronary artery disease.

This study of 19 patients with coronary endothelial dysfunction tested whether exercise training had an effect [...]