Navigation Links
Metabolic problems related to clogged arteries

Researchers have established the first direct association of faulty metabolism with clogged arteries// and blood pressure, drawing parallels from an animal study.

Atherosclerosis or clogged arteries happens in the process where fatty substances, cholesterol, cellular waste products, calcium etc are deposited on the inner lining of the arteries. This build up is called plaque. Plaques can reduce the blood flow, and if they stop blood from reaching the heart it can cause a cardiac arrest. When plaque stops the blood from reaching the brain, it can cause a stroke. Research has already linked atherosclerosis with smoking and high cholesterol levels. Researchers have found the current link in cases where neither smoking habit or heightened cholesterol levels is present.

Experimenting on mice, the researchers found out those mice, which overproduced a protein called uncoupling protein-1 on the walls of the artery, with low energy levels, it can cause stress and atherosclerosis. The scientists had used the antibiotic doxycycline in the drinking water for the mice to initiate the process of overproduction of uncoupling protein-1.

As low energy level is one of the direct results of metabolic activities, then it is possible that defective metabolic systems can cause atherosclerosis.

Reference: New Scientist, May 2005
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Individuals With Metabolic Syndrome At Risk of Dying From Heart Disease
2. Weight Reduction Surgery Also Treats Metabolic Syndrome
3. Understanding The Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Drinking Patterns
4. Teenage Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome
5. Obesity Hormone - Leptin may treat Metabolic Disorder
6. Japanese Face High Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke, Metabolic Syndrome to Blame
7. Metabolic Syndrome More Likely To Cause Heart Failure
8. Clozapine Increases Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome
9. A Major Break Through in Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome
10. Research on Human Metabolic Disorders
11. Rare Mutation Causes Early Heart Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Coco Libre, the maker of ... Carpet Events LA GRAMMY’s Style Lounge Event. Coco Libre will offer musicians and celebrities ... before the big event. The invitation-only gifting suite, held this year at the W ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... (WaaS), today announced the integration of Clarity Intelligence Platform (CIP) into Cielo®, a ... offer real-time business intelligence (BI) to their small and medium business (SMB) clients. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... NC (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... AssureVest ... surrounding areas, is initiating a charity drive that will raise funds earmarked to purchase ... John C. Tayloe Elementary School. , “My school is in a low-income area and ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... , ... Erlanger Agency has announced a new partnership in its ongoing community ... on the fight against breast cancer, fundraising for a local woman named Carmen, who ... Carmen is a loving single mother of two boys who also serves as caregiver ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Miami Dental Specialists is excited to bring patients ... office. Beginning in January, Miami Dental Specialists will offer the non-metal implants as a ... office to be chosen by the dental implant manufacturer, Straumann, to bring this cutting-edge ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... 12, 2016  Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today ... million Series D preferred stock financing, co-led ... Capital Group and venBio Global Strategic Fund, ... IB Investment, and Epidarex Capital. The proceeds of ... advance clinical trials in the Company,s ongoing ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... -- - Cardiac Marker Diagnostic Testing ... Cancer Therapy. - European Point of Care Diagnostic ... - Key Diagnostic Testing Markets. - Molecular Diagnostics ... Testing. - Molecular Diagnostics in Infectious Disease Testing. ... Products World Markets. - Point of Care Diagnostic ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced financial results for its fiscal ... filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the second ... Commission today. --> --> ... --> Net sales for the three months ended ... million from $2.8 million for the three months ended December ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: