News tagged with calcification
North American babies who acquire toxoplasmosis infections in the womb show much higher rates of brain and eye damage than European infants with the same infection, according to new research from the Stanford University School ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Treatment with the common diabetes drug metformin appears to prevent progression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients infected with HIV. In a presentation today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- The association between vascular disease, as measured by abdominal aortic calcifications (AACs), and disc height loss is independent of cardiovascular disease and is largely explained by patient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Blood vessels are extremely dynamic: depending on the external conditions, they can adapt their permeability for nutrients, their contractility, and even their shape. Unlike cardiac muscle cells, for example, ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In elderly individuals without type 2 diabetes, high levels of fetuin-A, a protein that inhibits arterial calcification and insulin action, is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular ...
Diabetes Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Blockages in your heart arteries could mean you're more likely to have a stroke, even if you're considered low risk, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Men and women with fatty liver are more likely to have metabolic syndrome (MetS) with type 2 diabetes, and women with fatty liver are more likely to have MetS with subclinical atherosclerosis, ...
Diabetes Jan 23, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Calcification is the process in which calcium salts build up in soft tissue, causing it to harden. Calcifications may be classified on whether there is mineral balance or not, and the location of the calcification.
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