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12 November 2008

Study links arteries to immune function (The Dana Foundation Web Site - 12 November 2008)

Dana_logo New research suggests that arteries do much more than just transport blood through the body.  A piece on the Dana Foundation Web site discusses new work that demonstrates their role in immune function.

Excerpt:

Arteries, the large blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood away from the heart and to the rest of the body, may play a far more important role in immune response than previously thought, suggests a new study by researchers at Emory University...

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