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July 14, 2020

The Glycocalyx as a “Physiological Organ”

Today we have an emerging science based on MICROvascular science and the recent discovery of what I call a "physiological organ": the Endothelial Glycocalyx or Glycocalyx for short, which evidence shows regulates many blood vascular functions and whose degradation might result in many different conditions with this common root cause.
May 19, 2020

Uncoupling of Microvascular Blood Flow and Capillary Density in Vascular Cognitive Impairment

New peer-reviewed research, using GlycoCheck, reveals the rest of the story about why blood flow and capillary density are so important to brain health.
May 12, 2020

Are Underlying Conditions Linked to COVID-19 Mortality Rates as a Result of Poor Glycocalyx Health?

Discovery Breakthrough Opportunities Underlying chronic conditions can be deadly for people with COVID-19. Answers are needed now. So it’s vital to find solutions quickly, and we’d […]
May 12, 2020

News from the Crucial Project

A new 6-million-euro project will investigate a possible common cause of heart disease and dementia using GlycoCheck. READ MORE: https://www.crucial-project.eu/ku-leuven-leads-e6-million-research-project-on-heart-disease-and-dementia/
May 5, 2020

The Crucial Project

GlycoCheck is one of a dozen partners in The Crucial Project, studying vascular dementia and heart failure as they impact morbidity, mortality, and quality of life. […]
April 28, 2020

Research into Mutual Causes of Heart Failure and Vascular Dementia

Researchers at Maastricht UMC+ are receiving almost one and a half million euros in funding to study the possible mutual causes of vascular dementia and heart […]
April 21, 2020

Healthy Aging – An Euregional Opportunity

GlycoCheck is part of the Healthy Aging consortium that uses their knowledge and expertise to cope with the expected increase of age-related diseases. READ MORE: https://www.uhasselt.be/healthyaging
April 14, 2020

Dietary Interventions on Glycocalyx Dimensions in South Asian Patients With Diabetic Nephropathy (Glycotreat)

This study valuates the effect of a fasting mimicking diet and a food supplement on the microvascular health and urinary heparanase levels in South Asian type […]