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Blood flow?sensing protein protects against atherosclerosis in mice - UCLA Newsroom



UCLA Newsroom
 
Blood flow?sensing protein protects against atherosclerosis in mice 
UCLA Newsroom
High levels of cholesterol are known to predispose people to atherosclerosis and heart disease, but it's clear that other factors, including genetics, can make a person more or less susceptible to develop the disease. The new link between levels of ...

 


LDL cholesterol, the main modifiable predictor of atherosclerosis in ... - EurekAlert (press release)



EurekAlert (press release)
 
LDL cholesterol, the main modifiable predictor of atherosclerosis in ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
These findings, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, have important societal and clinical implications, since they reaffirm the importance of aggressively reducing LDL cholesterol.
Half of people aged 40-54 have hardened arteries ? study | Lifestyle ... GMA News

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Raman spectroscopy imaging reveals interplay between atherosclerosis and medial calcification in the human aorta - Science Advances



Raman spectroscopy imaging reveals interplay between atherosclerosis and medial calcification in the human aorta 
Science Advances
Medial calcification in the human aorta accumulates during aging and is known to be aggravated in several diseases. Atherosclerosis, another major cause of cardiovascular calcification, shares some common aggravators. However, the mechanisms of ...

 


Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent, treat atherosclerosis and gum disease - Science Daily



Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent, treat atherosclerosis and gum disease 
Science Daily
The findings, which appear in the journal Current Atherosclerosis Reports, could lead to effective preventive and therapeutic treatments in people with heart disease and/or gum disease without unwanted side effects. Inflammation is a key pathology of ...

 


Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent and treat atherosclerosis and gum disease - Medical Xpress



Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent and treat atherosclerosis and gum disease 
Medical Xpress
To test the effectiveness of lipid mediators on advanced atherosclerosis, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and The Forsyth Institute used two groups of an experimental model that possessed highly inflamed advanced ...

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Atherosclerosis Market: Global Sales, Opportunities and Worldwide Business Outlook 2016-2026 - satPRnews (press release)



Atherosclerosis Market: Global Sales, Opportunities and Worldwide Business Outlook 2016-2026 
satPRnews (press release)
Atherosclerosis is the narrowing of the vein as a result of plaque build-up. Atherosclerosis is a particular kind of arteriosclerosis (stiffening or solidifying of the artery walls). The illness disturbs the stream of blood around the body, posturing ...

 


Simpler tool promising for atherosclerosis prediction - Medical Xpress



Medical Xpress
 
Simpler tool promising for atherosclerosis prediction 
Medical Xpress
Juan Miguel Fernández-Alvira, Ph.D., from Centro Nacional de Investigaciones in Spain, and colleagues compared the effectiveness of ICHS and FBS in predicting the presence and extent of subclinical atherosclerosis among 3,983 participants (aged 40 to ...

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High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality - Medscape



High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality 
Medscape
High and high-normal levels of the thyroid hormone free thyroxine (FT4) were associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among middle-aged and elderly individuals, independently of cardiovascular risk factors, in a new study ...

 


Study: Marijuana Use History Not Independently Associated With Atherosclerosis - The Daily Chronic



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Study: Marijuana Use History Not Independently Associated With Atherosclerosis 
The Daily Chronic
SAN FRANCISCO, CA ? The cumulative use of marijuana is not independently associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), according to longitudinal data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. An ...

 


Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Treat Heart Disease - Healthline



Healthline
 
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Treat Heart Disease 
Healthline
The research, conducted at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, is the first of its kind to demonstrate the drug's ability to reverse atherosclerosis ? in some cases with as little as one dose. ?We could show that using the drug chronically, once a ...