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What is vascular endothelial growth factor?

What is vascular endothelial growth factor?

Yes: Vascular endothelial growth factor (vegf) is a substance that cells produce which helps them recruit the growth of new blood vessels. Blood vessels are essential in bring normal cells and cancer cells the oxygen and nutrients they need to keep growing. The growth of some types of cancer can be slowed or controlled by blocking vegf. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Vascular (Definition)

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Explain vascular endothelial growth factor?

Explain vascular endothelial growth factor?

Metastases are: A mystery, but there are clear events necessary. Establishing a blood supply that delivers nutrients and carts away metabolites seem necessary (some tumors grow nicely in anaerobis, acidic, toxic environs). The colony secretes a local paracrine stimulus to develop a blood supply. Vegf also seems critical in development embronically of the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Try to continue walking
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Make sure risk factors are addressed (blood pressure, cholesterol)
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Inspect your feet daily -- call your MD with any wounds
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Explain vascular endothelial growth factor?

Metastases are: A mystery, but there are clear events necessary. Establishing a blood supply that delivers nutrients and carts away metabolites seem necessary (some tumors grow nicely in anaerobis, acidic, toxic environs). The colony secretes a local paracrine stimulus to develop a blood supply. Vegf also seems critical in development embronically of the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Vascular endothelial growth factor. Is that something in cancer tumors?

Vascular endothelial growth factor. Is that something in cancer tumors?

Yes: Vascular endothelial growth factor (vegf) is a substance that cells produce which helps them recruit the growth of new blood vessels. Blood vessels are essential in bring normal cells and cancer cells the oxygen and nutrients they need to keep growing. The growth of some types of cancer can be slowed or controlled by blocking vegf. ...Read more

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What is vascular endothelial growth factor?

Yes: Vascular endothelial growth factor (vegf) is a substance that cells produce which helps them recruit the growth of new blood vessels. Blood vessels are essential in bring normal cells and cancer cells the oxygen and nutrients they need to keep growing. The growth of some types of cancer can be slowed or controlled by blocking vegf. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Growth Hormone and Insulin-like growth factor 1?

What is the difference between Growth Hormone and Insulin-like growth factor 1?

Growth hormone: is released by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland and one of it's action is to stimulate the production of IGF-1 in the liver. ...Read more

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What are the risks for a type 2 diabetic using insulin like growth factor for strength training?

What are the risks for a type 2 diabetic using insulin like growth factor for strength training?

Maybe: Type diabetics can use Insulin safely at resonable doses. Insulin is not anabolic. Growth factor is anabolic, but is not insulin. "inadequate" or "fake" growth factor may be ineffective and dangerous. Consult a certified trainer or sports med physician. ...Read more

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Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Height : You will not gain height by strengthening tendons. All this will do is keep the alignment and joint strength improved. It will also prevent bending of the spine and allow you to stand more upright and erect. The way for height is increasing bone growth. ...Read more

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Please discuss fibroblast growth factor?

Please discuss fibroblast growth factor?

Can't do justice: It is impossible to fully discuss the importance of fgf. Most organisms are composed of 3 basic structures: endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm. Fibroblasts are the most basic structure of the mesoderm and essentially responsible for forming the scaffold and structure upon which all layers are built. Fgf ( and there are more than 20 subtypes) regulate the growth and differentiation of all 3 layers. ...Read more

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