Jill Helms

Jun. 08, 2012

Identifying the Real Culprit Behind Killer Vascular Diseases

A study finds stem cells are to blame for blocked arteries that cause heart attacks and stroke.

stem cells, vascular disease, medicine, veins, arteries, heart, cholesterol, stent

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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