Search Tag: angiogenesis

Cardiology Management

Scientists find key to regenerating blood vessels

2017 28 Nov

Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified a signalling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, or the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. The discovery may lead to improvement in current strategies to increase blood flow in ischaemic tissue, according to a study published in Nature... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study: Bevacizumab increases risk of arterial adverse events

2017 12 Sep

The monoclonal antibody bevacizumab effectively inhibits angiogenesis in several types of cancers by blocking vascular endothelial growth factor. However, a new analysis reveals that treatment with bevacizumab increases the risk of arterial adverse events, particularly cardiac and cerebral ischaemia, venous adverse events, bleeding, and arterial hypertension.... Read more