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Blood test for specific metabolites could reveal blocked arteries

A Duke Health pilot project suggests that in the near future, a blood test could show whether arteries carrying blood to the heart are narrow or blocked, a risk factor for heart disease. According to the 40-person study published in the journal PLOS ONE, emergency patients who underwent a treadmill stress test and showed signs… Read More »

Company selling 'young' blood now accepts PayPal

Business Insider reports that the online payments are just one way the company is branching out beyond Silicon Valley billionaires. (iStock) Ever wanted to have the blood of young virgins coursing through your old, withered veins? Well, you’re in luck, because Ambrosia, the controversial California startup that injects wannabe Draculas with the blood of teens and 20-somethings, is now offering… Read More »