News tagged with plaque formation
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a new potential benefit of a molecule in green tea: preventing the misfolding of specific proteins in the brain.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a novel biomimetic strategy that delivers life-saving nanotherapeutics directly ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A one-dose method for delivering gene therapy into an arterial wall effectively protects the artery from developing atherosclerosis despite ongoing high blood cholesterol. The promising results, published July 19 in the journal ...
Medical research Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A University of Illinois study suggests avoiding cooking methods that produce the kind of crusty bits you'd find on a grilled hamburger, especially if you have diabetes and know you're at increased risk for cardiovascular ...
Diabetes Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the likelihood of carotid artery thickening is increased and vulnerable lipid core plaques are more frequent than in controls ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The cause of heart attacks or strokes among some patients treated with anti-platelet drugs may be different than for patients who have undergone surgical procedures to restore blood flow, according to researchers at Duke ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have assembled the most detailed chronology to date of the human brain's long, slow slide into full-blown Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
"After an arterial injury, the inner layer of cells in the artery begins to regrow. In the long term, this usually causes more harm than good", says Maria Gomez.
Cardiology Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While elite female marathon runners have fewer coronary plaques than their sedentary counterparts, they developed the same plaque volume and percent stenosis when it occurs, according to study findings presented Nov. 14 at ...
Cardiology Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron levels in the body, as a potential target for treating atherosclerosis.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- European scientists dig into atherosclerotic plaque formation processes to investigate the part played by inflammation and vascular wall remodelling.
Medical research May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk for carotid artery plaque formation and for the presence of vulnerable plaques with a lipid core, according to a new study from researchers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0