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Sleeve gastrectomy reduces structural markers of atherosclerosis - Healio



Sleeve gastrectomy reduces structural markers of atherosclerosis 
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Patients with obesity who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy experienced a marked reduction in the 6 months after the procedure in carotid intima-media thickness and epicardial fat thickness, both early markers of subclinical atherosclerosis ...

 


Altering the appearance of macrophages to prevent atherosclerosis - Medical Xpress



Altering the appearance of macrophages to prevent atherosclerosis 
Medical Xpress
Atherosclerosis is a classic inflammation-driven disease. Inflammation plays a major role in all phases of promoting the disease. Ren: "Atherosclerosis causes damage to the inside of the arteries. In these lesions, two major types of macrophages can be ...

 


Duration of Prediabetes, Diabetes Independently Associated With Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Dysfunction - Endocrinology Advisor



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Duration of Prediabetes, Diabetes Independently Associated With Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Dysfunction 
Endocrinology Advisor
These associations were independent of smoking behavior and several potentially important metabolic factors such as adiposity, blood pressure, and cholesterol. A longer duration of prediabetes and diabetes in adults may be associated independently with ...

 


Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease May Coexist With Stroke Risk Factors - Neurology Advisor



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Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease May Coexist With Stroke Risk Factors 
Neurology Advisor
Patients with significant intracranial atherosclerotic disease had a higher likelihood of having coronary artery atherosclerosis and aortic arch. Intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD) commonly coexists with atherosclerosis and several stroke risk ...

 


Atherosclerosis congress to tackle coconut oil controversy - Inquirer.net



Atherosclerosis congress to tackle coconut oil controversy 
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The Philippines has hosted many international-grade medical congresses in the past, treating delegates from all corners of the globe, not only to world-class scientific presentations, but with fond memories of their local experiences. The country has ...

 


Healthy U: Mercy Fort Smith introduces calcium scoring - Times Record



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Healthy U: Mercy Fort Smith introduces calcium scoring 
Times Record
... Mercy Fort Smith. The procedure became available at Mercy River Valley Campus Feb. 15. When calcium builds up in the coronary artery, a patient can develop atherosclerosis or a buildup of fatty tissue that can clog arteries and lead to heart ...

 


Running Is A Healthy Form Of Cardio, But Heart Issues Can Still Arise - KERA News



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Running Is A Healthy Form Of Cardio, But Heart Issues Can Still Arise 
KERA News
With every large race ? 50,000 runners or more ? there's typically one death, but the majority of those aren't believed to be related to atherosclerosis or blockages, he said. Rather, the thinking is excessive exercise leads to scar formation in the ...

 


Understanding the Stages of Heart Disease - ConsumerReports.org



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Understanding the Stages of Heart Disease 
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Over time, that can damage the vessel walls, creating perfect places for cholesterol in your blood to lodge. Atherosclerosis: A mix of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other risk factors can cause cholesterol to build up into plaque deposits ...
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Sunshine Can Help Heal Heart Damage Linked to Cardiovascular Illness - The Epoch Times



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Sunshine Can Help Heal Heart Damage Linked to Cardiovascular Illness 
The Epoch Times
The vitamin can considerably restore a cardiovascular system that has been damaged by diseases such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, and hypertension. Therefore, vitamin D3 could be used as a treatment to restore damage caused by heart attack to the ...

 


Gum disease and heart disease: The common thread - Harvard Health



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Gum disease and heart disease: The common thread 
Harvard Health
For decades, researchers have probed the link between gum disease and cardiovascular health. Gum disease begins when the sticky, bacteria-laden film dentists refer to as plaque builds up around teeth. A completely different type of plaque ? made of ...